Fiddle concert highlights young Donegal talent

Some of Donegal’s outstanding fiddlers are lined up for the re-scheduled 40th Glenties Fiddle Concert at the Highlands Hotel on Saturday at 8pm. They include two of the county’s best-known players, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh from Gaoth Dobhair and Aidan O’Donnell from Dunkineely. Both are former winners of the TG4 ‘Young Musician of the Year’ award, and […]

Fiddling in the time of coronavirus

MORE than one hundred fiddlers around the globe marked World Fiddle Day on Saturday last with the sound of Donegal tunes. While musical celebrations were low key this year, though due to public health measures to limit the spread of Covid-19, musicians took the time to offer up some tunes from their living rooms. Over […]