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Check out the blog above for the youtube videos I’ve been posting recently. There’s still a load for Free mp3s available by clicking the big button to the right. And If you’d like to buy some albums Oxygen 21 is only available in in digital format now. You can pick up a copy of Arise and Go! from Celtic Note in Dublin or via this link. And the best way to keep informed about my songs and performances is by joining the mailing list to the right.
And If you don’t know here’s a bit more about myself. (Tuile thíos maidir liom féin)
Irish singer-songwriter Enda Reilly writes in both Irish and English, his songs can be heard on national radio regularly and has had appearances on TV TG4 and BBC2 Northern Ireland and the Franco-German TV network ARTE’s Metropolis show.
Enda has represented Ireland at the Nós Úr minority languages event in Inverness, Scotland and his song Dónal Ná Fág sung by Aoife Scott, represented Ireland in Liet, Italy in 2012 for the minority languages song competition there. Arise and Go!, a collaboration with the Irish contemporary poet Stephen James Smith, which is a collection of poetry and original works performed by blending spoken word and song is going from strength to strength with their video of WB Yeat’s September 1913 being aired both on RTÉ’s TV show The Works and the IFTA award winning “No Country For Old Men” documentary.
As covered in the Sunday Times in November 2012, he is busy with his Climate Change Songs Workshops initiative, bringing fun songs and environmental issues into schools and other groups, through both the Irish and English languages. Enda is the current winner of the Christie Hennessy Song Competition with “Follow The Water” a co-write with Co. Cork songstress Christine Deady and also came second in the Pan-Celtic Song Competition in Co. Carlow this year.
Enda Is looking forward to playing in Fribourg, Swtzerland and in Vilnius, Lithuania for the 11th “Tai – aš”(It’s – me) festival in October. He also plays a monthly improvisational concert in Bewley’s, Grafton Street, Dublin with The Lazy Band; he’s a member of The Urchin Collective, The Gospel Project and co-runs the Stars and Wishes Songwriting Workshops with Carolyn Webb. He is currently mixing his next album which is all new material in the Irish language.
Eolas Faoi Enda Reilly
Scríobhann agus ceolann Enda Reilly i mbéarla agus i ngaeilge agus cloistear a gcuid amhráin go rialta ar an raidió. Scríobhadh arteacail sa “Sunday Times” maidir leis na gCeardlanna Amhráin Athrú Aeráide a ritheann sé i scoileanna agus i ngaelscoileanna Bl’áth Chliath agus Co. Chill Dara, lena hamhráin féincumtha i ngaeilge agus i mBéarla. ‘Sé Enda agus a comh-scríobhnóir Christine Deady buaiteoirí Comórtas Amhránaíochta Christie Hennessy leis an t-amhráin “Follow the Water”. Bhí Enda ar an teilifís ar an gclár Imeall ar TG4 agus Imeall Geal BBC2 NI ag canadh i ngaeilge níos luaithe i 2012. Chan Aoife Scott amhrán Enda, “Dónal Ná Fág” ar son na hÉireann i gcomórtas na mionteangacha i Liet san Iodáil anuraidh freisin.Ta ag éirí go geal leis an dlúthdhiosca deireanach a d’eisigh Enda leis an bfhíle Stephen James Smith, “Arise and Go!” . Bhí an físeán de September 1913 le WB Yeats le chloisteáil ar an gclár The Works agus freisin sa scannán No Country for Old Men le déanaí.Ina theannta sin seineann Enda le The Lazy Band, The Gospel Project agus is ball é don Urchin Collective. Tá sé i lár meascadh fuaime dá chéad dlúthdhiosca eile a bheidh i ngaeilge.