Uillean piper Mick O’Brien was born in Dublin, and started playing the pipes at 9. Since then he has performed with the likes of The Dubliners, Frankie Gavin and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Emer Mayock is a musician and composer from Co. Mayo. A multi-instrumentalist, she has produced two albums: Merry Bits of Timber and Playground, the latter comprising mostly her own compositions.
Joining them is Mick’s daughter Aoife Ni Bhriain, an amazing fidlle player who recently won the Seán Ó Riada Traditional Fiddle competition. The trio perform music drawn from the Goodman manuscripts, a treasure trove of
Munster tunes collected in the 1860s.