Bríd O’Donoghue launched ‘Air Time’ at the Willie Clancy week in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare on Sunday 6th July.
After the graveside tribute to Willie Clancy at 3pm, there were a number of launches of noted traditional Irish recordings and publications in St. Joseph’s Convent School, Spanish Point. Fíodhna was joined by her family. Here are some photos of the event.
On Saturday 7th June next from 9pm, Fiodhna will celebrate locally the launch of her debut CD, Air Time, in Liam O’ Riann’s Pub, Ballina, Co. Tipperary.
She will be accompanied by her father, Bobby Gardiner on accordion and melodeon, multi-instrumentalist, Caoimhin O Fearghail, husband, Padraig, accordionist, John Carroll and other local musicians.
As part of ‘Nollaig na mBan’ celebrations on the 5th January, Fiodhna, along with traditional singer, Noirin Ni Riainn, who is based at Glenstal Abbey, performed for a large audience in the ‘Captain’s Room’ of the Hunt Museum, Limerick. Fiodhna began and ended the evening with a traditional air from her CD ‘Air Time’, while Noirin led the room into a number of round chants, along with vocal harmonies.
On Saturday 14th December, Fiodhna’s debut album, ‘Air Time’, was launched at The Village Arts’ Centre, Kilworth by Roy Galvin. Fiodhna was joined in concert by Eileen O’Brien on fiddle, Jack Talty on concertina and piano and her father Bobby Gardiner on accordion and melodeon. Fiodhna played 3 airs that feature on her album and was accompanied on keyboard by her husband, Padraig.
Here are some photos from the event.
On Saturday 7th December, Fíodhna’s debut album, ‘Air Time‘, was launched in The Local, Dungarvan, by Co. Waterford traditional singer Ann Mulqueen. Fíodhna performed two airs from her album, ‘An Raibh tú ar an gCarraig’ and ‘Grá mo Chroí’ and was accompanied by her husband, Pádraig on keyboard. Other musicians that played included Donnchadh Gough, Brendan Clancy, Kelley Gardiner and Stephen Tutty.
Here are photos from the event.
Here is a short video from the event.
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Tugtar cuireadh duit a bheith i láthair ar an Déardaoin 5 Mí na Nollag 2013 @ 1.10i.n. sa Seomra Caidrimh nuair a sheolfar dlúthdhiosca nua ó Fhíodhna Gardiner, den teideal
AIR TIME – Airs for the Low Whistle.
You are cordially invited to the launch of the new CD from Fíodhna Gardiner, entitled AIR TIME – Airs for the Low Whistle, in An Seomra Caidrimh on Thursday 5 December @ 1.10pm.
Cuirfear sólaistí ar fáil/Refreshments will be provided
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