Daoiri Farrell , a graduate of BCFE in Irish Traditional Music Performance and liveIreland presenter won two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Daoiri had been nominated in 3 Categories and on the night won, Best Traditional Track for the track Van Diemen’s Land from his new album ‘True Born Irishman’ (featuring our own Pat Daly and Tony Byrne) and also the Horizon Award for best new artist.
Daoiri and his band (featuring Pat and Tony) performed Van Diemen’s Land on stage in the Royal Albert Hall last night. Ry Cooder, Billy Bragg and Al Stewart also performed on the night. Full details can be found on:
BBC Radio 2 Folk Music Awards
Back in the day in liveIreland’s temple Bar Studio: