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Participants: Dearbhaill Standún

Dearbhaill Standún

Dearbhaill Standún was born and raised in Connemara where, from an early age she was steeped in the language and traditions of the area.  A native Irish speaker and a talented musician, Dearbhaill is a founder member of the much acclaimed traditional music group Dordán and as a teacher has passed on her love and knowledge of the music to the next generation.  In the 1990s, Dearbhaill and her husband, Charlie Troy, created and developed Cnoc Suain, a creative sanctuary and centre for Irish culture and natural heritage near the village of An Spidéal on the Galway coast.

StAnza 2010 Events:

Wed 17 March | St Patrick’s Night Celebration
A performance of Irish poetry & music: traditional/baroque trio Dordán with poets Matthew Sweeney and Moya Cannon
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

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