Dublin musicians, Aoife O’Connor, Majella O’Beirne and Mary Corcoran draw their inspiration from the pioneering female musicians who with the exceptional quality of their music paved the way for the present generation of female musicians.
Aoife, Majella and Mary have implacable collective musical backgrounds. Their music is of the highest standard and they have impressive successes at All-Ireland level in solo and group categories. They are playing an important role in the continuity of the tradition by showcasing the abilities of female musicians at the highest level.
They have recently recorded a CD which includes some tunes from P.W. Joyce’s collection, which has been recorded commercially for the first time. Overall this CDS represents a proud unbroken and continuous tradition of music in Dublin.
Aoife, Mary and Majella first played together on a tribute concert at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy to honour the wonderful Dublin flute player Mick Hand. Huge interest arose from their vibrant and beautiful playing and subsequently they were asked to perform at many concerts including the Ace and Deuce for the pipers club, Na Píobairí Uilleann. They have recently recorded for TG4.