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FÁILTE! Welcome!

Welcome to my website, which has information about myself, my songs and recordings. And to get us started here’s a mix of a few youtube videos of mine if you’d like to hear what I sound like. More videos and playlists are on the individual album pages or by clicking the Youtube button above. You can also connect with FB and Twitter, have a look at some photos, Subscribe to the Newsletter, see the reviews, buy the albums, see upcoming concerts and buy tickets.

The latest release is a digital album called Whorls It’s 15 selected poems by W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) sung and set to music by myself including some translations to Irish by Gabriel Rosenstock. Visit the album page here or listen, buy and share directly from this player.

Amhráin Nua i nGaeilge – New Songs in Irish is the latest album and can be listened to, along with reading reviews and translations on it’s album page or bought here

You can buy Cds and downloads direct from Bandcamp by clicking here or from the Album Page but  Oxygen 21 is only available in in digital format now.

And the best way to keep informed about my songs and performances is by subscribing to the mailing list by clicking subscribe above.

And If you’d like to know, here’s a bit more about myself. (Tuile thíos maidir liom féin)

Tuile Faoi Enda Reilly

Scríobhann agus ceolann Enda Reilly as Tamhlacht, BÁC, i mbéarla agus i ngaeilge agus cloistear a gcuid amhráin go rialta ar an raidió. Tá sé ar tí a chéad dlúthdhiosca eile a sheoladh darbh ainm, Amhrain Nua i nGaeilge. Le déanaí bhí Enda i Hyderabad, san Ind leis an drama “A Ghuthanna Binne Síoraí” agus lena Ceardlana Amhráin Athrú Aeráide. 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 sé ar an teilifís ar na cláranna Róisín agus Imeall ar TG4 agus Imeall Geal BBC2 NI ag canadh i ngaeilge. Chan Aoife Scott amhrán Enda, “Dónal Ná Fág” ar son na hÉireann i gcomórtas na mionteangacha i Liet san Iodáil. Tá 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. Ina theannta sin seineann Enda le The Lazy Band, The Gospel Project agus is ball é don Urchin Collective.

More About Enda Reilly

About Enda Reilly
Dublin singer-songwriter Enda Reilly writes and sings in both Irish and English. He plays acoustic guitar with varied styles and sings his modern folk songs with a full resonant voice. His songs can be heard on national radio regularly and he has had appearances on RTE1’s Arena and The Poetry Programme, TG4’s Imeall and Róisín and on BBC2 Northern Ireland and the Franco-German TV network ARTE’s Metropolis show. His latest album Amhráin Nua I nGaeilge – New Songs In Irish” is a collection of his songs and co-writes in the Irish language.
As a songwriter Enda has won the Christie Hennessy Song Competition with “Follow The Water” a co-write with Co. Cork songwriter Christine Deady and has also come second in the Pan-Celtic Song Competition in Co. Carlow. He 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. Enda has been co-writing with Aoife Scott for herforthcoming album

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 tour of Denmark this Septemeber. The video of September 1913 has aired both on RTÉ’s TV show The Works and the IFTA award winning “No Country For Old Men” documentary.

Enda has composed new pieces for settings of Yeats, Heaney and Beckett for “Everlasting Voices”, “Guthanna Síoraí” in which he performed in Dublin, Belfast, Hyderabad, India and Tokyo, Japan.

As a guitarist Enda has collaborated with Irish language poets, including Gabriel Rosenstock, Louis dePaor, Liam O Muirthile, Ailbhe ní Ghearrbhuí, Biddy Jenkinson and Prionsíos Mac An Bhaird in a number of events hosted by IMRAM, creating soundscapes for their original works and translations on guitar.
As has been covered in The Sunday Times, 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. His song We All Own The Sky was Song of The Week on the UNFCCC’s website, shedding light on environmental issues ahead of the COP21 in Paris later this year.

He also plays a monthly improvisational concert in Arthurs, Dublin with The Lazy Band; he’s a member of The Urchin Collective, The Gospel Project. In 2013 Enda brought his Irish language songs to Switzerland and Vilnius, Lithuania for the 11th “Tai – aš” (It’s – me) festival.

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