Saoirse (Gaelic word for freedom) are a vibrant vocal and dance group from Melbourne. Saoirse delight their audiences with their beautiful renditions of traditional Irish ballads and original works, they will join hands to offer some spirited jigs and reels to get your feet tapping. 


Saoirse have performed at some great festivals including the Port Fairy Folk Festival, Brunswick Music Festival, the National Folk Festival, and many other music venues throughout Australia.


Saoirse currently have three albums, "Singin' in the Scullery", 2007, "Candlelight Sessions", 2009 and the multi-award winning 2013 release, "Music Evermore".e". 






Saoirse are a Melbourne based Celtic Folk band with a great reputation as world class entertainers. With soaring vocal harmonies and masterful musicianship they are a band to be reckoned with!








Anthony O'Neill on guitar, fiddle and vocals


Bernadette O’Neill on bodhran and vocals


Kerry McManus on accordion, whistle and vocals


Síle Coleman on guitar and vocals











Bernadette O’Neill
Kerry McManus
Síle Coleman
Anthony O'Neill

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