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Tuesday 12 November 2019

Musicians get in tune for ESB Feis Ceoil contest

(left to right) viola player Sarah Dowdall whose son Luke (13) will be playing the trumpet in the competition; harpist Anne Marie O’Farrell whose daughter Carmel (17) plays the cello; and violinist Gillian Williams whose son Myles (11) will compete in the cello section
(left to right) viola player Sarah Dowdall whose son Luke (13) will be playing the trumpet in the competition; harpist Anne Marie O’Farrell whose daughter Carmel (17) plays the cello; and violinist Gillian Williams whose son Myles (11) will compete in the cello section

The ESB Feis Ceoil, which has been running for over a century, hosts 5,000 competitors when it returns to the RDS from March 31 until April 11.

 Among the musicians competing are (left to right) viola player Sarah Dowdall whose son Luke (13) will be playing the trumpet in the competition; harpist Anne Marie O'Farrell whose daughter Carmel (17) plays the cello; and violinist Gillian Williams whose son Myles (11) will compete in the cello section.

Irish Independent

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