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Hawk's Well Theatre

Daithi Gormley and Elaine Reilly


Wed 23 Aug, 2023,
Date Wed 23 Aug, 2023, 1:10pm
Location Hawk's Well Theatre
Separate images of the two musicians, close-up of the man and the woman playing the banjo

From Ballintogher, Co Sligo, Daithí Gormley is regarded as one of the finest Button Accordion players of his generation with an extensive and much respected repertoire steeped in the rich musical heritage of his native county Sligo. In April 2018 Daithí released his first solo album ‘Fiddling without a Bow – Irish Traditional Music on Button Accordion’ to critical acclaim.

Elaine Reilly
, from Granard, Co Longford, is one of the foremost tenor banjo players of her generation. She is in high demand as a performer and tutor and has also toured extensively in Ireland, Britain and North America.

In 2020, Elaine was chosen as one of 20 musicians for Trad Ireland’s 20/20 visionaries project and recently recorded with fellow Longford banjo player, Angelina Carberry. In February 2022, Elaine joined forces with Sorcha Costello and Catherine McHugh to form a new project Ardán.


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