Staff

Garry Shannon


BA. HDE. T.T.C.T. MA(IrMusPerformance)
With 20 years' teaching experience, Garry has influenced quite a proportion of the current generation of musicians. A superb flute player and member of the legendary Kilfenora Band, he has toured and recorded extensively including three solo albums.
His third solo album " Punctured ! " now on sale.
For more on Garry Shannon, see www.irishflute.ie

Ernestine Healy


BMus, HDE, TTCT, MA(IrMusPerformance)
Ernestine Healy hails from County Mayo. She is a music graduate of University College Cork, where she now lectures part time. Ernestine is an internationally recognized concertina player, as well as a tutor and producer on the Irish musical scene. She is also a well known composer of traditional Irish music in Ireland, with compositions featuring on numerous albums. In 2004 she composed and scripted her first musical based on the children's story 'The Wind in the Willows', which is presently under publication.

Eimear NĂ­ Mhaolmhuaidh


M.Ed(Music) A.R.I.A.M.
Originally hailing from Claremorris, Co. Mayo - but currently living in Dublin, Eimear is both a Traditional and a Classical artist. A fiddler and pianist, she has lots of experience with orchestras of all ages and also with trad. groups, one of which won a senior All-Ireland with both herself and Ernestine as members. She is a primary teacher and also lectures part-time in Music at St. Patrick's College of Education in Dublin.