EP Launch

Such a beautiful night launching my EP at The Sunflower bar as part of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. Thankyou to the wonderful audience, Katie McGown, Zarah Fleming, Niall McNamee, John McGurgan, Sean Kelly and everyone at CQAF. So great to be out playing again! More gig announcements coming soon.

Photos courtesy of Chordblossom/Jonah Gardner

New Video and EP Launch

Official lyric video for my song ‘La Lune’ is released today which also marks exactly one month until my EP Launch!

Sat 30th April in The Sunflower Belfast as part of the Cathedral Quarter Arts festival. Joining me on the night are wonderful string duo Zarah Fleming (Cello) and Katie McGown (Violin) with support by the brilliant Niall McNamee. I’ll be playing songs from both albums and my new EP as well as some of my favourite covers. To come along tickets are available here. Can’t wait to share some music with you all!

‘La Lune’ out now

‘La Lune’ the new single from Ciara O’Neill out now on Spotify and Apple Music

Currently No 1 on BBC Radio Ulster and No 2 on the RTE Radio 1 AirPlay chart

Praise for ‘La Lune’

‘Mesmerising, it takes you away like all good music should’ Ralph McLean – BBC Radio Ulster

‘Beautiful, Beautiful song’ Marie-Louise Muir – Culture Cafe

‘Absolutely Beautiful’ Joe Lindsay – BBC Radio Ulster

‘Gorgeous song’ Lynette Faye – BBC Radio Ulster

‘Love this song…look her up’ Shay Byrne – RTE Radio 1

Summer single ‘Le Soleil’

From upcoming EP ‘La Lune’

Le Soleil has a true shimmery summery sixties feel to it with vocals as crystal clear as ice’ 

Americana UK

‘A sonic tonic driven by beatle-esque drums and Ciara’s unmistakeable croon’ 

The Sunday Life

‘Emotion, a great voice and a story that’s well told’ 

Stuart Bailie – The Belfast Telegraph

Distant Sky/Rathlin film

Recently I recorded a new song called ‘La Lune’ for a short film in association with Tourism Ireland and Snow Water. A lovely socially distanced recording in Helens Bay to highlight the ‘Distant Sky’ music festival on Rathlin Island which should have been happening over the weekend of the summer solstice.  Check it out below! 🙂

 

New gigs

Hey everyone

Just a little note to tell you about some upcoming gigs i’ll be playing!

Tonight Friday 8th March i’ll be playing the Belfast Nashville songwriters festival with some amazing females (and token male) for International Womens Day! Myself, Brigid O’Neill, Una Clarkin and Matt McGinn will be serenading you from 9-10pm in the Maldron hotel. Tickets are at this link

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On 30th March i’ll be supporting the wonderful LORE in the Black Box, Belfast tickets available here

There will also be details soon about a very special gig in April, in the meantime happy International Women’s Day. Hug and appreciate those special ladies in your lives! I’m away to try and write album no. 3 xx

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