Caitríona O’Leary

Photography: Laelia Milleri

StampHaikuSong and Love’s Fever – Two New Music Films

Postage StampStampHaikuSong is Caitríona’s performance of her own composition based on poems by Gabriel Rosenstock, made into a film in collaboration with Gareth Jones. It will be released on the 26th December and available to view here.

Love’s Fever is a hallucinogenic, fevered film by director Eric Fraad, featuring Caitríona performing a song from Boccaccio’s Decameron. It will be released on the 31st December and available to view here.

Both projects are funded by the Arts Council.

Arts Council

Caitríona is the happy recipient of an Arts Council Bursary which supports her in her ongoing work with traditional song.

Arts Council Traditional Arts

Unaccompanied

On the first Saturday of every month Caitríona dresses up and performs a short concert of beautiful unaccompanied songs from her room. Medieval, traditional Irish, Scottish, English, American…always finding music to be happy about!

Tune in on Caitríona’s Facebook page on the first Saturday of every month at 2.30pm (Irish Time). A replay is available immediately afterwards.

These performances are also archived on Caitríona’s YouTube channel.

 

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The Red Book of Anakronos

“Absolutely extraordinary… One of the best abums I’ve heard this year” – Bernard Clarke, RTÉ Lyric fm
“A work of singular genius” – ArtMuseLondon.com

Caitríona O’Leary performs Ansacht na nAnsacht (Love of Loves) online

Ireland Performs, Facebook & Culture Ireland present Caitríona O’Leary in an online programme of unaccompanied songs: Ansacht na nAnsacht (Love of Loves).

On Saturday May 2, 2020, Heresy Records’ recording artist Caitríona O’Leary will perform an online concert of unaccompanied songs for Ireland Performs, an initiative to support presentations by Irish artists in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be streamed through Caitríona’s social media channels and will also be carried on Culture Ireland’s Facebook page.

Ansacht na nAnsacht (Love of Loves) – Ireland Performs
Saturday May 2, 2020 at 12.30pm (Ireland/UK)
WATCH LIVE at that time

BOTH SIDES NOW (Ón Dá Thaobh)

Out now on Heresy Records


A digital single version of Joni Mitchell’s iconic song, Both Sides Now, in an Irish language translation sung by Caitríona O’Leary accompanied by guitarist Dick Farrelly.

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THE WEXFORD CAROLS
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SLEEPSONGS by Caitríona O’Leary & Dúlra
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SLEEPSONGS

“A treasure to own and treasure to listen to. A masterpiece of a triptych.” – Seán Laffey, Irish Music Magazine

“The lovely Irish singer Caitriona O’Leary’s calming voice overwhelms from the first track onward.” – Michael Johnson, Facts & Arts

“The captivating voice of Caitríona O’Leary enchants the listener. In Sleepsongs, she performs a selection of lullabies and other songs on the theme of sleep with Dúlra, her excellent early music ensemble.” – Séverine Garnier, TGV Magazine (France)

“Her charismatic voice always inspires a sense of devotion in the listener. with Sleepsongs Dúlra has found a sound that will win over world music lovers and surely every fan of Irish folk.” – Winifried Dulisch, Audio Magazine (Germany)