Doolin writers

Writers' Weekend

Doolin writers

Event date: 2nd - 4th Feb 2018


Doolin Folk

Folk Festival

Doolin Folk

Event date: 15th - 17th June 2018


Craft Beer

Craft Beer and Roots Festival

Craft Beer

Event date: 24th - 26th Aug 2018


Liz & Yvonne Kane with John Blake

Liz & Yvonne Kane with John Blake

From North Connemara, Liz and Yvonne Kane, known as The Kane Sisters, are much respected musicians and educators. Born in Letterfrack, they were educated in Kylemore Abbey School.

They were taught music by their grandfather, local fiddle player, Jimmy Mullen and Mary Finn, a Co.Sligo musician and teacher.

Liz and Yvonne first came to national and international prominence during the three year period in which they toured with accordion player, Sharon Shannon as members of her band, The Woodchoppers. They travelled all over the world with her band and are featured artists on Sharon’s album ‘The Diamond Mountain Sessions’. At that time, a Hot Press review by Siobhan Long confirmed  ‘...while 'Fire in their Bellies' (with Liz and Yvonne Kane) is ensemble playing at its best and most naked.'

Following this period of touring with Sharon Shannon, the girls decided to embark musically on their own and they recorded their first album together entitled ‘The Well Tempered Bow’. 


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