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Connla will headline the main concert in the Glengarriff Park Hotel on the Thursday night as well as taking part in the many Sessions around the village. Book tickets here

Connla are an exciting new band with strong traditional roots as well as influences from across the globe. Their sensitive and innovative arrangements of traditional and modern folk songs and tunes have earned them praise across the folk community. Having met whilst studying Music at Ulster University, they quickly began performing together and developing friendships.

“Consider this your early warning system … there is something serious on the horizon and that creative storm is Connla”
Irish Music Magazine

Hailing from the cities of Armagh and Derry: Ciara McCafferty (vocals), Ciaran Carlin (whistles) and Paul Starrett (guitar) are joined by Armagh siblings Emer and Conor Mallon on harp and uilleann pipes.