Mairead Walls

Originally from Dunloy, Co Antrim.
Taught to play traditional Irish music by John Kennedy of
Cullybackey
Plays the Tin Whistle and sings Irish traditional songs in
English.
Awarded the ‘Keeper of the Tradition’ Award at the Ulster
Traditional Singing Festival in April 2011
Awarded the ‘Contribution to Music Award’ at the ‘Gig n the
Bann’ Festival in Sept 2018
Particularly loves and sings the traditional songs of Ulster
and Co Antrim in particular.
Founder member of the group ‘Deanta’