Traditional Music - Musicians

Mayo has many talented musicians and singers at home and abroad.

O'Carolan pieces, slow airs and traditional dance tunes feature on Irish harper Gráinne Hambly's CDs. Gráinne Hambly has released three solo harp CDs - Between the Showers (1999), Golden Lights and Green Shadows (2003) and The Thorn Tree (2006). In 2009 she released her first collaborative recording with Scottish harper William Jackson - Music from Ireland and Scotland.

For a wealth of information on many other aspects of traditional Irish music including festivals, summer schools, CDs, groups and Irish music organisations check out: Irish Music

'Mick Cuffe sings for you' is a CD from a very popular Mayo singer and entertainer, the late Mick Cuffe, one of the county's foremost entertainers who passed away in Sept 2002. All proceeds from this CD will go towards Cancer Care.

If you would like to purchase a hand made violin contact Kevin Sykes violin maker.