One Month Done – congratulations! 👍

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh le fidil

Hello fellow fiddlers 🎻, Well that month wasn’t long passing! I am delighted that you have joined me here on my online fiddle lessons! There are fiddlers from Donegal, Dublin, New York, New Mexico, Japan, California, England, Korea and around the world learning since my website went live on May 17th – such an eclectic…

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Recording new music

Na Mooneys - Mairéad, sister Anna, brother Gearóid and nephew Ciarán

Hello everyone, I have been kept busy recording lots of new music… Na Mooney’s I have been recording with my family Na Mooneys these last few weeks, commissioned by our local Donegal Earagail Arts Festival, which we are very excited about. My brother Gearoid has a great way with words and has written a beautiful…

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Meitheal na mBan / Women’s Aid: TG4 / Youtube fundraiser.

Meitheal na mBan TG4

I am one of the participants in the new TG4 series , Meitheal na mBan, on YouTube tomorrow night at 9:30PM GMT. This is to raise money and awareness for Women’s Aid Ireland. As we are all aware that the frequency of domestic violence has increased dramatically since the lockdown ,with a lot of women…

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#Ireland Performs Free Concert Today 24th May 2020

Culture Ireland Live Concerts

At the minute, I’m just setting up for my rare solo performance… say a prayer💕 You can join me on my personal Facebook page, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh for a home performance today Sunday 24 May 2020 at 15:30 GMT. Send your messages and support❤️🎻 #IrelandPerforms #Eireimbuntaibhithe (update: you can now watch the whole performance here)

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May interviews, performances, Facebook Live and YouTube!

I will be interviewed on Highland Radio on Monday  morning (25 May) about my pre-recorded online Donegal fiddle lessons. I hope that you’re enjoying them. I will also be chatting about Meitheal na mBan, which is a series of programmes featuring some of the biggest female names in Irish music. This will be shown every…

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Join me for fiddle lessons!

Fiddle Lessons website with Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh

Hi a chairde, hello friends, I’m happy to announce that I am now offering Online Fiddle Lessons from the Donegal Tradition here on my website. Over the years, travelling with Altan and on other projects, I have always been asked at festivals and on tours to teach fiddle but I never had the chance. Now…

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