Paul O'Reilly

Folk
Enniscorthy, County Wexford
1332

PAUL O’REILLY is a writer, singer, musician and lilter from Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland. An All-Ireland bodhrán champion, and a champion lilter, Paul released his debut album, TAKE A WISH, in 2003; in 2007 performed with traditional Irish singing group WHISHT! on THE CUCKOO'S NOTE; and in 2009 released THE POET'S DREAM - a double-album of 26 folk songs from Co. Wexford - with guest vocalist Helen Kirwan. His play, WILD IN THE COUNTRY, was shortlisted at Listowel Writers' Week in 2004. He has performed on national radio and TV, and with the Irish Chamber Orchestra. See www.pauloreilly.com for more.

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