NATIONAL SCHOOL TEAM
Voice & Guitar
Annie Cheevers is a singer/songwriter from Boston. She has performed at venues across the US, and released her debut EP in 2022 to widespread acclaim. Since moving to Limerick to complete an MA in songwriting she has performed widely as a solo artist and with local collaborators.
Guitar & Bass
Cein Daly is one of Limerick’s most in demand bass players. He has toured internationally & graced stages including Áras an Uachtarin, the 3 Arena, The Royal Albert Hall & performed alongside artists including Nile Rodgers & Chic, The Cranberries, Elvis Costello and Imelda May.
Keys & Guitar
As songwriter and keyboard player for local heroes Hermitage Green, Darragh Griffin has taken to the stage all over the world including slots with Gavin James & The Pogues. He is also an accomplished solo artist & has explored a more electronic sound with his FIGR project.
Fearghal Naughton studied at the Conservatoire de Musique in Brest, France. He specialises in electric guitar, with which he has lead the improvising ensemble ‘Freeform Foundation’ for many years. He also plays percussion and varied stringed instruments and is a trained luthier.
Voice & Guitar
Performing since her youth, Jane Fraser is a well known & integral part of Limerick’s music scene. A trained singer, she has worked in myriad styles & is closely associated with the Limerick Jazz community. She released her soul/jazz/pop fusion album “Pass The Test” in May 2023 to wide acclaim.
Paul O’Connor is well regarded as one of Limerick’s finest musicians. Across a near 30 year career he has performed all over the world in clubs, festivals and concert halls in a wide variety of genres, spanning Mundy to the Abu Dhabi Big Band.
Guitar & Banjo
A Fleadh winner with a C.V. spanning rock, pop, classical and trad, Seán O’Meara has toured all over the world playing music. He is a member of critically acclaimed group The Ollam and has played with artists as diverse as Steve Cooney and Denise Chaila.
Drums & Banjo
Shay Sweeney’s talents have brought him all around the world playing with bands such as Ham Sandwich, Hudson Taylor & The Eskies performing in renowned venues such as 3Arena, The Olympia & Vicar St.