On Irish Street

On Irish Street are Emilie Kirwan, Derick Perry and Eileen Perry-Milligan

Together they have played at Water Valley, the Rocky Mountain Folk Club, Celtic Folk, formal functions at the Irish Centre and in a weekly session at The Oaktree pub in Calgary.

Emilie Kirwan is from Ballynacally, a village outside Ennis in Co. Clare. She attended the University of Limerick and has a Masters in Traditional Irish music performance. Martin Hayes and Gerry O’Connor were just two of her teachers in the Masters program.

Derick Perry is a singer/guitarist from Belfast, Co. Antrim. He has played with various bands and also performed solo at Celtic Folk, the Rocky Mountain Folk Club and Water Valley.

Eileen Perry-Milligan is also from Belfast, Co. Antrim and has played Bodhran with groups who have performed at Celtic Folk and Water Valley and at the Rocky Mountain Folk Club as a duo with Derick. Her bodhran was built by Dave Settles.