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Photo: Alex Clayton

Martin, on fiddle, guitar and bouzouki, is an exceptional multi-instrumentalist whose playing is noted for its commitment and passion.
Previously with Caravanserai, Martin has played throughout Europe and America and had the honour of playing for Nelson Mandela in 2000.

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Cath, on fiddle and viola, was a finalist in the BBC Radio 2 Young Tradition Award in 1995 and was also shortlisted in the inaugural Niel Gow International Fiddle Composition Award in 2008, with her tune 'Then & Now' and in the Amber Fiddle Award 2011, with 'Snowing up the Hill'.
Cath's playing - warm, driving and precise - has graced stages across Europe and America. Cath is a sought-after folk fiddle teacher and makes violins in her spare time.

Photo: Alex Clayton

Eoin, on guitar, bouzouki and voice, is an exquisite accompanist and singer-songwriter with a voice that silences rooms. Eoin has played on stage with some of the biggest names in Irish traditional music, including the master fiddle player Tommy Peoples. Eoin combines teaching music with regular gigs and family life with his wife and two children.