Pól Ó Ceannabháin wins Corn Uí Riada at Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Sean-nós singer Pól Ó Ceannabháin, winner of Corn Uí Riada

Pól Ó Ceannabháin wins Corn Uí Riada at Oireachtas na Gaeilge

Pól Ó Ceannabháin from Ard Thoir in Carna, Co. Galway, has won this year’s Corn Uí Riada at the Oireachtas in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. The premier sean-nós singing event of the year, Ó Ceannabháin was one of 17 competitors, 7 of whom had won the competition before. Ó Ceannabháin is son of the well-known singer Michael Mháire an Ghabha (1936–2005) who was a previous prizewinner at the Oireachtas. 

Listen back to Ó Ceannabháin’s winning performance below, part of a live broadcast from the competition by Raidió na Gaeltachta.

For all competition results from the Oireachtas, visit antoireachtas.ie

Published on 6 November 2012

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