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February 01st 2024

Happy St Brigid’s Day! Celebratory Singing tonight in Carlingford, Louth, Ireland

Happy St Brigid’s Day to you from her birthplace in Faughert, County Louth! May you be inspired and protected by the energies and good will of Brigid in the year ahead. I am celebrating Ireland’s goddess and patron saint with song tonight at the sold out Ceiliúradh Lá Fhéile Bhríde[Celebration for St. Brigid’s Day] in […]


January 17th 2024

Thurs, 1 Feb, 2024 St Brigid’s Day Concert Celebration at 7pm, Carlingford, Co Louth

Come and join us in celebration of St Brigid’s Day on Thursday, 1st February at 7pm at Carlingford Heritage Centre in Carlingford, Co Louth! There will be music by Cathie Ryan & Matt Mancuso, Zoë Conway & John McIntyre, the Scóil Naomh Lorcan traditional orchestra, along with stories from local historian Seamus Murphy and hands […]


January 03rd 2024

2024! Songs from Nenagh Castle to Welcome in the New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Here are three songs to welcome in the New Year sung at Nenagh Castle in County Tipperary (13th century) as part of a magical evening presented by The Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival with author Robert O’Byrne and poet Vona Groarke. Thanks to the DNLF for the memorable event and for pairing […]


January 03rd 2024

Happy Christmas one and all! Christmas Carols from County Louth, Ireland

Cathie Ryan sings Christmas Carols from Our Lady, Star of the Sea Church in Boher, County Louth, Ireland. Happy Christmas Everyone! Wishing you all joyous holidays and a new year brimming with good health and contentment. May there be peace for all of us here on this earth. Click here to view


October 03rd 2023

Sat, 7 October 2023 at Nenagh Castle, Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival

I will be singing at Nenagh Castle in Tipperary this Saturday, 7 October as part of The Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival! Harpist Laura O’Sullivan and I will join author Robert O’Byrne and poet Vona Groarke as they discuss his book Burning the Big House. I am really looking forward to this! @DNLitFest @dnlf https://m.facebook.com/profile.php/?id=100064618632040 #DNLF […]


May 23rd 2023

July 9 to 15, 2023 – Teaching & Singing at The Swannanoa Gathering Celtic Week, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

I am back at Celtic Week joining a shower of brilliant musicians, singers, and dancers for a week of teaching each day and playing and singing each evening at song shares, jam sessions, and concerts. Come for the week or for the staff concerts that are open to the public! This year’s teaching staff includes: […]


May 23rd 2023

July 2 to 8, 2023 – Teaching & Singing at The Swannanoa Gathering Traditional Song Week in Asheville, NC

I am returning to Swannanoa this summer to teach, sing, and share the love of folk music! This is my first time at the SWG Traditional Song Week! I hope you can join us for a full week of learning and sharing music in the beautiful Swannanoa Valley on the campus of Warren Wilson College, […]


November 09th 2022

Cathie Ryan Band with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Nov 11 & 12, 2022

Cathie and the Band join The Colorada Springs Philharmonic for two concerts Fri, Nov 10 at 7:30pm and Sat, Nov 11 at 7:30pm at The Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts! Come and share the Celtic Spirit with a night of Irish song, rafter raising traditional tunes, and the Wick Championship Irish Step Dancers! […]


September 01st 2022

Sept 4 to 11, 2022 – Cruising the Mediterranean on Joanie Madden’s Folk ‘n Irish Cruise!

I’ll be joining The Big Session on the High Seas! Our host, Joanie Madden, has invited over 50 of the best Irish entertainers for a fun-filled week of Music, Song, Dancing and Craic with performances by Joanie Madden, Cherish the Ladies, Cathie Ryan, Matt Molloy and John Carty, Lúnasa, Tommy Sands, Derek Warfield and the […]


April 21st 2022

Aug 12 & 13, 2022 – An Ri Ra Irish Festival, Butte, MT with Irish Music Masters

Irish Music Masters is a dream band featuring five of Irish American music’s most heralded artists. Formed by John Doyle, this powerhouse quintet includes John, Séamus Egan, Cathie Ryan, John Williams, and Ivan Goff. Known for their stellar solo work, as well as band projects that include seminal bands Solas and Cherish the Ladies, these […]