BBC nominated folk singer to play Mullingar Arts Centre

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A former electrician, who decided to change profession after seeing Christy Moore perform on Irish TV, Daoirí Farrell is being described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out of Ireland in recent years, and has delivered the album to prove them right.

After a promising debut album, “The First Turn”, back in 2009; Daoirí spent several years studying traditional music and performance at The University of Limerick. It was here that Fintan Vallely introduced him to the singing of the late Liam Weldon, an encounter that was to prove formative to his sound and his approach to folk song

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