Boyle Traditional Singers' Circle - Ciorcal Ámhránaíochta Traidisiúnta Mhainistir na Búille

NEXT SESSION: Boyle: Saturday, 21 April 2018.

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to the Boyle Singers' circle - Ciorcal Amhránaíochta Mhainistir na Búille

Traditional unaccompanied singing, in English and Irish.

Dodd’s Crescent Bar (back room), The Crescent, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, Ireland.
The third Saturday of every month, all year around, 9.30pm onwards.

All singers and listeners welcome.


Niamh Parsons was our guest at the annual, special, Boyle Traditional Singers' Session, part of the Boyle Arts Festival 2015, on Thursday, 30th July. 

Niamh Parsons has come to be known as one of the most distinctive voices in Irish music. Growing up in Dublin, Niamh's music-loving parents brought herself and her sister to the local folk club in The Old Shieling Hotel in Raheny, where the sisters were exposed to songs and singing from the likes of The Johnstons, Emmet Spiceland, Sweeney's Men and many other musicians and singers.
"I don't remember a time in my life when I was not singing - I love songs."
Niamh has at least 7 albums to her credit and has appeared on many more.

Niamh ran a singing workshop (8-9pm) on the night, focussing on breathing and the control of nerves, before taking on her role as the special guest at the Singers' Session (9pm-). She sang beautifully each time she did a spot and I hope to do a full write-up - once this busy music season slows down.

 Niamh is currently preparing a new album, which should be released soon. 

The Boyle Singers Circle hope to be welcoming Niamh back to Boyle soon.

Boyle Singers, session 15 August

Next session, Saturday, 15th August, Dodds from 9.30.

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