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Eibhlis Ni ShúilleabháinEibhlís O’Sullivan - Flute and Whistle

Eibhlís O’Sullivan, a native of Bantry, grew up in a very musical household and was immersed in music from an early age. She has toured Ireland and Britain with Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and has performed on TG4 and Raidió na Gaeltachta.


 

Eibhlís, a native of Bantry West Cork, began playing the tin whistle at the age of five. A holder of numerous All-Ireland titles on the flute at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann at underage level, in 2012, Eibhlís became All-Ireland senior champion in flute slow airs.

She has toured Ireland and Britain with Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and has performed on TG4 and Raidió na Gaeltachta. In 2013, she was chosen as a finalist in the prestigious Bonn Óir Sheáin Uí Riada competition. Having attended traditional singing classes with the renowned Múscraí singer, Máire Ní Chéileachair from a young age, Eibhlís attends Oireachtas na Gaeilge annually and has been awarded prizes in both the ‘Agallamh Beirte’ and ‘Lúibín’ categories.

She is very involved in the promotion of traditional music in the West Cork area and has performed at the Young Masters of Tradition festival. More recently, she has toured and performed with the National Folk Orchestra of Ireland, under the direction of Michael Rooney. Eibhlís holds an honours Law and Irish degree (LL.B.) and is currently a primary school teacher at Scoil Naithí in Ballinteer, Dublin.

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