Gaulín Club - Lillis O Laoire

Gaulín Club - Lillis O Laoire

Our final Gaulin club of the year is led by “fear a’ ti’ Lillis O Laoire, a sean-nós singer from Gort A' Choirce, Co. Donegal. O Laoire teaches courses in Irish language, folklore and Celtic civilisation in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, NUI Galway. His book, On a Rock in the Middle of the Ocean: Songs and Singers in Tory Island was published in 2007. He co-wrote an award-winning study of the sean-nós singer Joe Heaney, Bright Star of the West (2011). For the Gaulín, he will sing songs from Tory Island and from as far afield as Scotland.