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Deirdre Galway is a founding member of the Irish traditional groups Réalta (www.realtamusic.com) and Music in the Glen (www.musicitg.com). With these projects she has released three critically acclaimed studio albums, performed live on BBC and RTÉ TV, and at venues and festivals throughout the world including Celtic Connections (Glasgow), Sori (South Korea), Saarang (India), Tønder Festival (Denmark) and Milwaukee Irish Fest (USA).
Teaching has always been a passion. As well as leading festival workshops and tutoring in schools, Deirdre is co-founder of the Belfast Traditional Music Trail, which aims to give people an introduction to Irish music and its vibrant place in her home city. She is a regular on the Belfast session scene and also performs with Live Music Now, a charity founded by Yehudi Menuhin to bring music into various community setting. As a sympathetic accompanist, Deirdre is in high demand and has recently performed with singers Gráinne Holland and Amy McAllister, uilleann piper Chris McMullan, and the dance show Avalon Celtic Dances.