Ceol na Coille in association with Regional Cultural Centre presents

Deirdre McGrory (Whistle)

Friday, 17th July, 12pm: YouTube

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Traditional Music in association with the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny will present a series of online video tutorials featuring Dermot Byrne, Roisin McGrory, Yvonne Casey, Deirdre Scanlan and Deirdre McGrory.

During the week video footage from concerts and recitals over the last number of years of the summer school will also be premiered.

Deirdre McGrory is an emerging young musician from the Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal. She has taken part in Fleadhanna Cheoil from a very young age, and has appeared with youth ensembles Coirm, Inishowen Traditional Music Project Ensembles and most recently Cineál.

In 2016 she was selected to part of Feis Spè Ceilidh Trail performing throughout the Highlands in Scotland. Deirdre has years of experience teaching at Ceolan School of Music – Moville, Ceol na Coille Summer School – Letterkenny and Millstreet Trad Fest – Cork.

In 2018 Deirdre was chosen to perform at Féile na hInse’s Recollections Honoria Galwey- Life and Music, uncovering some of the music collected by fellow Inishowen woman Honoria Galwey in the 1800’s.

She is currently in her second year studying Traditional Music at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick.