EIBHLÍS NÍ RÍORDÁIN is a sean-nós singer, singing the songs of the Déise (East Munster) area. Eibhlís was born in Fermoy, Co Cork and grew up there and in Modeligo, Ballyduff Upper, Co.Waterford.
In 2016 she won Corn Mháire Nic Dhonnachadha at the Oireachtas, and in July 2017 she won the Leinster Fleadh Sean-nós singing competition. She will be competing in the All Ireland Fleadh this August and in Comórtas Sean nós na mBan at the Oireachtas in November. Singers who have influenced her are Nioclás Tóibín, Labhrás Ó Cadhla, Áine Uí Cheallaigh, and Ciarán Ó Geallabháin.
Eibhlís was born in Fermoy, Co Cork and grew up there and in Modeligo, Ballyduff Upper, Co.Waterford.
She is a music graduate of University College Cork and also holds a Licentiate in Piano Teaching from Trinity college London. She teaches classical piano at her home in Greystones, Co Wicklow.
Interested in the arts generally, she also holds a first-class honours MA in Women’s Studies, with a focus on women in the arts in contemporary Ireland.
Eibhlís was the first conductor of the Lismore choir in Co. Waterford, and performed a repertoire of early music with them, as conductor and soloist. While at UCC she sang with the Clerkes of Oxenford and Madrigal 75.
She has recently started learning early Irish harp with Siobhan Armstrong, combining her loves of Irish music and song, and early music.