Niamh’s one of the new generation of performers who’ve been immersed in tradition from an early age (in her case not only that of English folk music but those of Irish song, music and dance too!). Fatea A multi-instrumentalist and singer who delivers music across a diverse range of material, from traditional folk to her own self-penned compositions, in a variety of styles, while still maintaining a continuity to her sound. Folk Radio UK She creates an intriguing mix of traditional and modern music Folking.com with an artistic maturity beyond her years. “A great talent and a fabulous singer” Mike Harding
BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards Finalist 2010, at age 15
Gained a 1st with honours in Folk & Traditional Music BMus at Newcastle University
Spent a semester studying on the Irish Music & Dance BA at Limerick University 2014
BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards Semi-Finalist 2012 with Tri
Bromyard FF Traditional Singers Competition Winner 2009
Teaches at Sage Gateshead as part of Folkworks adult classes and Folkworks Saturdays youth group.
Tutor with the youth band Cream Tees.
Young Acoustic Roots Winner at Wath FF 2009
Won various medals at the All-Britain and All-Ireland Fleadhanna
Finalist in the New Roots Competition 2008
Finalist in the New Roots Competition 2009 with Tri