Méav Ní Mhaolchatha never imagined that music could take her this far. “Ireland has changed a lot in the few years since I graduated from university” she says. “There was no sign of the Celtic Tiger and I presumed that music for me would simply be a passionate hobby”.
Lisa Kelly (Irish Laoise Ní Cheallaigh, born 7 May 1977 in Dublin, Ireland) is a singer of both Classical and Celtic music. She has taken part in many musical theatre productions and concerts, and is currently a member of the musical group Celtic Woman. She is married to Australian dancer Scott Porter and has two sons, Cian and Jack, and a daughter, Ellie.
Enaid is a Celtic new age quartet formed by David Arkenstone (keyboards, guitar, mandolin, percussion), Diane Arkenstone (vocals, keyboards), Don Markese (flute, pennywhistle) and Joel Derouin (violin).
Chloe Agnew is an Irish singer who is well known mostly for her part in the popular PBS special and touring group Celtic Woman, where her renditions of "Nella Fantasia" and "Ave Maria" were particularly well received. She lives in Dublin, where she attends Alexandra College Girl's School.
Rua may refer to a number of bands/artists: 1. A Celtic Fusion band originally from Scotland, before settling in Christchurch, New Zealand. Lead by Pipes/Whistle player Jimmy Young, who has been with the group since it's inception. Other core members include James Wilkinson on vocals, fretless bass and guitars and Denny Stanway on vocals and percusion.
Blackwater may refer to at least 4 artists:
1) a French group of Celtic music caracterized for its energic sound and accurate control over the instruments. See http://www.lesonotone.com/blackwater/ and http://www.myspace.com/blackwateririshconnection .
Xera is an Asturian electronic folk music group.
Their sound is an integration of electronic and traditional Asturian music, mixing live instruments with samplers, industrial percussion... with a symphonic treatment that result in a very wide spectrum of sensations.