Lots of festival activity

July 25, 2017

Daoirí arrived back from Vancouver Island and Harrison Festivals over in Canada’s British Columbia just last week.  Still jetlagged he headed to England for Westival in Aldershot – an indoor festival with real grass on the floors.  On Thursday he’s off to Cambridge Folk Festival and then Dranouter Festival in Belgium with more to follow

Beatroot Festival in Belfast on 7th September

June 26, 2017

While Daoirí suns himself in Spain (see Twitter feed on the right) his website is still working hard, today announcing yet another festival added to the schedule.  Beatroot Festival takes place in various venues across Belfast from 6th-9th September.  They have now added a show for Daoirí as part of the event, this show taking […]

Daoirí is confirmed for The Unthanks’ Home Gathering

June 8, 2017

Home Gathering is the festival hosted and curated by the multi-award-winning Unthanks.  Talking place in Newcastle-upon-Tyne from 15th-17th September it will this year feature Daoirí among the eclectic line-up.  For more details go to the gigs page.  Tickets go on sale this Friday – 9th June.

UK Tour Announced for October/November 2017

June 5, 2017

A ten date tour of the UK is announced today.  See the gigs page by clicking here for full details of all the shows in Grimsby, Beverley, Birmingham, Clitheroe, Doncaster, Twickenham, Nettlebed, London, Hambledon in Hampshire and Hastings.  Grab your tickets while you can.

Daoirí announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017

May 24, 2017

Today Cambridge Folk Festival, the best-known folk festival in the UK attracting the biggest folk and roots stars from across the world,  have announced Daoirí for their 2017 line-up.  He will be headlining the Club Tent on Thursday 27th July.  For more information and tickets see the gig page.

More summer 2017 festival dates added

May 8, 2017

And an already busy summer gets even busier!  New festival dates have now been added to the gig page.  These include Bromyard Folk Festival and The Summer Westival in Aldershot as well as Costa Del Folk in Portugal (okay it’s in October but it’ll be sunny so we’re still calling it a summer festival).  And […]

Tønder Festival in Denmark added to summer dates

May 4, 2017

Tønder Festival has been running in Denmark for over 40 years and has seen performances by some of the biggest roots artists in the world.  This year it will welcome the Daoirí Farrell Trio, with Robbie Walsh on bodhran and Blackie O’Connell on uilleann pipes, on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August.  For more information […]

On Ireland AM on TV3 this morning (28th April)

April 28, 2017

Just back from playing festivals in Australia, Daoirí is ignoring the jetlag and taking his spot in the studio of Ireland TV3 and going national this morning.  Check him out at 10.10am this morning if you’re in Ireland. (

Daoirí wins two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards!

April 7, 2017

In a glittering, star-studded ceremony in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall this Wednesday (5th April), Daoirí won TWO BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: the Best Traditional Track Award for ‘Van Diemen’s Land’ from his album True Born Irishman, and the Horizon Award for best newcomer, presented to him by former winners of the same award Rachel and […]

Daoirí on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on 6th April

April 3, 2017

This Wednesday Daoirí will perform at The Royal Albert Hall in London as part of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, for which he has been nominated for three awards.  This will go out live on BBC Radio 2 and there will be a highlights show on BBC4 TV the following Sunday.  The following day […]