A Few Tips

Fiddle classes with Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh

Hello fellow fiddlers ?, I just want to give you a few tips now that you have started these classes with me. Practice daily Keep playing the new tunes you have learned. Repetition is good for finger work and bowing. Don’t rush the tune. Learn it very slowly initially and there’s no rush to play…

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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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