A Bréifne Song Collection

About 'A Bréifne Song Collection'

Kingdom of Bréifne

During a one year residency in the wonderful Glens Arts Centre in Manorghamilton Co. Leitrim in 2005, Padraigín unearthed a significant amount of local traditional airs in old manuscripts. As part of her current Foras na Gaeilge Artistic Residency in the Seamus Heaney Centre she has been in the slow and painstaking process of identifying them as songs and remarrying them to their respctive disparate lyrics. The finished work will contribute greatly to the heritage of the Breifne area of Leitrim/Cavan and to the national song canon of traditional song.