Niall Hanna Smithwick's Sessions TradFest Temple Bar 2020

Niall Hanna

Date: Jan 25, Jan 26

Niall Hanna is a traditional folk singer and songwriter from Derrytresk in Co. Tyrone. In late 2017 he released his fist solo album of songs to critical acclaim. The title track ‘Autumn Winds’ was nominated for ‘Best Original Track’ at the RTE Folk Awards in October 2018. He also received a nomination for ‘Best Emerging Folk Artist’ and has been making a name for himself within the folk scene in recent times. 

Niall was immersed in traditional singing at a very young age when he began to learn from the singing of his late grandfather, Geordie Hanna. Since then Niall has combined his songs with his guitar playing and has performed on stages alongside a range of established acts including John McSherry & Donal O’Connor, Cathal Hayden, Barry Kerr, Rioghnach Connolly, The Ulster Orchestra, Buille and many more. He has toured in countries across Europe and in Australia where he has developed his ability to convey the stories in his songs.

The Palace
Saturday Jan 25th, 4pm (Doors 3pm)

The Oak Bar
Sunday Jan 26th, 3pm (Doors 2pm)

Tickets are FREE but must be booked:

 

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