Deirdre McGrory, Singing, Whistle, Photo Credit John SoffeDeirdre McGrory – Traditional Singing

Deirdre is an emerging singer and whistle Player from the Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal. Deirdre has appeared with ensembles Coirm, Inishowen Traditional Music Project (ITMP) Ensembles and Cineál. In 2016 she was selected as part of Feis Spè Ceilidh Trail performing throughout the Highlands of Scotland. Deirdre has years of teaching experience, teaching whistle at Ceolan School of Music, Ceol na Coille Summer School and Millstreet Trad Fest. She has performed at music festivals nationally and internationally, such as Ennis Trad Fest, Imbolc, North Texas Irish Festival and ITMP’s Féile na hInse. She has recently graduated with a First Class Honours in Irish Music from the University of Limerick. In October 2021, Deirdre with her sister Ella, released their debut EP ‘Loinnir’. ‘Loinnir’ is a collection of their favourite songs which encapsulates their favourite childhood memories.