Francis and Áine O’ Connor (flute and fiddle) accompanied by Brian Mooney on bouzouki, concert and album launch of new CD ‘They Didn’t Come Home Until Morning‘.
Mick O’ Connor will be on hand to launch the album.
Áine O’ Connor (nee O’Connell) – originally comes from Cill na Martra near Macroom, Co. Cork. Áine is the only daughter of the noted fiddle player Connie O’ Connell, who taught her the fiddle from the age of 12. Áine plays in a distinctive Sliabh Luachra style.
Francis O’ Connor – originally comes from Ardagh Co. Limerick. He is a renowned concert flute player and an accomplished fiddle player as well. Francis plays in a typical West Limerick style. Francis is also a great composer and has in excess of fifty tunes composed to date.
Brian Mooney – comes from Brosna, Co. Kerry. Brian is a very accomplished musician playing both the banjo and the bouzouki and is highly sought after for accompaniment on recordings and also to perform and teach at various music festivals, both at home and abroad.
This is Francis and Áine’s debut album. The music is a fusion of both a Sliabh Luachra and a West Limerick style. Included on this album are some of the many great tunes that Francis has composed, as well as many other selections of tunes that Francis and Áine have enjoyed playing together down through the years.