Composer/Irish Traditional

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Áine Heslin flute with Matt Heslin accompanying on guitar.

Áine Heslin flute with Matt Heslin accompanying on guitar.

Áine Heslin is a flute-player/composer of traditional Irish music living and working in Co. Clare, Ireland. She performs regularly with her husband, Matt who plays guitar and sings.

She has composed over 80 tunes since 2011 and recently recorded and released an album of twenty three of these called ‘The Tunes Foundry’. She continues to compose and will compose by commission also if requested.

Matt accompanies her on guitar (DADGAD tuning) and bodhrán and is an accomplished singer of Modern Irish, American Country and Traditional Irish songs. He is also a singer/songwriter and will shortly be recording an album. They play with other locally renowned traditional musicians at various gigs, wedding ceremonies throughout the year. (See the ‘Events’ page for latest details)

(Most of the fine photography on ‘The Tunes Foundry’ album and also this website is by a fellow-musician/photographer, Patrick Keating from Co. Clare.)

Walking the Dog/A Tribute to Michael Tubridy – first track on ‘The Tunes Foundry’ album on which Áine plays flute accompanied by Graham Dunne on guitar and Brian O’ Grady on Double Bass.

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