For Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 musician Éamonn Cagney weaved drumming, original music and storytelling to bring to life the ancient Irish story of 'Young Conall of Howth'.
This is the story of "Young Conall of Howth", narrated and with featuring music composed by Éamonn Cagney.
Éamonn Cagney is an Irish percussionist and composer, who loves playing music and telling stories especially with young people. He has created a video, narrating this folktale with drums and percussion. He explains how the music is put together and what the rhythms are for.
Listen to the story, the music, the sound effects, to look out for instruments he's playing, and enjoy this epic, funny and heroic story!
This commission is generously funded by Creative Ireland as part of dlr’s Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 and programmed by dlr Arts Office.