Róisín White

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Róisín White
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Background information
Born1952 (age 66–67)
Kilkeel, Northern-Ireland
GenresIrish traditional music
Instrumentssinging, Concertina
Years active1970–present)

Róisín White (Kilkeel, 1952) is an Northern Irish singer and concertina-player.

Her mother sang ballads, both locally as on Radio Éireann and this influenced White. She began performing herself after an event in Belleek, County Fermanagh in the 1970s.

White has an extensive repertoire of Ulster-songs and sings in both English and Irish. She often sings on folk festivals in Great-Britain and Ireland.

White is a retired teacher, former member of the board of the Irish Traditional Music Archive and a former committee member and performer of The Clare Festival of Traditional Singing.[1][2]

Awards[edit]

  • 2015: Amhránaí (singer award)[1]

Albums[edit]

  • The First of My Rambles (2001)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vallely, Fintan (2011). The Companion to Irish Traditional Music. Cork: Cork University Press. p. 751. ISBN 978-1859184509.
  1. ^ a b "TG4 Announces Gradam Ceoil Traditional Music Awards". The Journal of Music. 27 January 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. ^ ITMA Góilín Song Project - Róisín White