Gender Balance in Irish Traditional & Folk Music

FairPlé aims to achieve gender balance in the production, performance, promotion, and development of Irish traditional and folk music. We advocate for equal opportunity and balanced representation for all. 

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Tradition Now : Freedom doesn’t Fall From the Sky

Saturday October 27, 8pm, National Concert Hall Dublin.

With Eleanor McEvoy, Karan Casey, Pauline Scanlon, Liz Carroll, Niamh Dunne, Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Marry Waterson, Reem Kelani, Niamh Ní Charra and more to be announced...

A joyful exploration of the work of some of the trailblazing women at work in traditional and folk music today featuring Eleanor McEvoy, the US composer and fiddler Liz Carroll, three heroines of traditional song Karan Casey, Pauline Scanlon and Niamh Dunne, renowned English folk singer Marry Waterson, the British/Palestinian singer Reem Kelani, and the sibling chemistry of Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill.

Presented by NCH in association with Fair Plé and in partnership with the Arts Council
Supported by RTÉ Supporting the Arts