Danu

Danu

The Oireachtas Festival in Dungarvan,Co.Waterford in November 1994 was the first place where the first members of Danu met up. Benny McCarthy, Donal Clancy and Donnchadh Gough from Co.Waterford with Dubliner Daire Bracken were invited at this time to the renowned festival in France,Lorient Inter-celtic Festival. The band was named Danu after the Celtic Goddess by a good friend Trisha Hutton This was the simple beginning to what was to become one of the most important Traditional Irish ensembles of recent years. In Lorient the band became an instant... more