Saileog Ní Cheannabháin is a native Irish speaker. Her sean-nós singing style is mainly influenced by singers from Iorras Aithneach in the Connemara Gaeltacht. Having graduated with a BMus (2009), University College Cork awarded her the Seán Ó Riada Prize, for a study of the Songs and Singers of Iorras Aithneach.
Saileog also plays traditional music on fiddle, piano, and viola, and classical music on piano. She is a member of the group Ensemble Ériu.
She has sung and played at various festivals, including Féile Joe Éiniú, Féile Chois Cuain, Scoil Geimhreadh Merriman, Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh, Cooley-Collins Festival and Scoil Samhradh Willie Clancy.
Saileog is available to teach singing and fiddle. If you are interested in lessons, please contact her to discuss schedule and fees, etc.
Saileog on the John Murray Show—
Saileog singing a song recorded during 'Tunes in the Church'—
Another song from 'Tunes in the Church'—
Saileog's upcoing concerts:
Lilliput Press, 62 Sitric Road Arbour Hill, Dublin, Co. Dublin,
Sunday, November 25th
Traditional Music Weekend, Drogheda/Droichead Átha, Co. Louth 27th-30th November