It takes a special occasion to get this busy, talented and award-winning family together and the O’Connors of Dundalk are delighted to be opening the Muintearas concert series for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018. Many individual members of the O’Connor family are known throughout the world and have brought the music of Co. Louth & the Oriel region to international stages for many decades. This is a unique opportunity to see them perform together in their home county celebrating music and song from local sources including Rose O’Connor, Eithne Ní Uallacháin, John Joe Gardiner. Peter McArdle & Rory Kennedy. Gerry O’Connor (fiddle) will be joined by his sister Eilish (fiddle), wife Síle (fiddle), daughter Siubhán (fiddle & song), sons Dónal (fiddle & keyboards), Feilimí (guitar & song), Finnian (pipes & low whistle) and ‘adopted’ daughter Gráinne (accordion & song).