Dublin Theatre Festival


Paudie O'Connor

Rough Magic: debut

Paudie O'Connor is an accordionist from near Kilarney, Co. Kerry. His music is heavily influenced by the traditions of the East Kerry/North Cork area known as Sliabh Luachra.

In 2005 he released the critically acclaimed album Different State featuring dance music and airs from his native Sliabh Luachra which featured in “The Irish Times” top 5 tradition music albums of the same year. In 2008 Paudie released the album Wind and Reeds with ex-Riverdance Uileann Piper John O'Brien and Jim Murray on guitar. Paudie is a regular contributor to traditional music festivals, workshops and lectures at home and abroad. See www.paudieoconnor.com.



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