Consairtín an Chláir - Edel Fox


Wednesday 16 August





Edel Fox

Edel Fox is one of the most accomplished Irish musicians of her generation. Despite her young age, her musical resume boasts a list of accolades. In 2004, Edel was awarded the TG4 Gradam Ceoltóir Óg na Bliana (Young Musician of the Year) and since then she has travelled extensively as both a teacher and performer of the tradition appearing at some of the biggest national and international music festivals throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. In 2006, Edel recorded her debut CD with Galway fiddler Ronan O’Flaherty.

Her popular 2010 solo recording Chords and Beryls has gone on to receive critical acclaim. She has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes on RTE, TG4, BBC over the years. In 2013, she released the recording The Sunny Banks with Waterford fiddler Neill Byrne. This CD went on to receive the ‘Tradconnect Album of the Year’.

Edel has a B.A. in Irish Music and Dance as well as a M.A. in Music Therapy, both from the University of Limerick. In 2013, she graduated with a Higher Diploma in Léiriú Téilifise (Television Production) from Waterford I.T. Edel is currently based in Waterford where she works as a freelance TV producer and researcher and is also in high demand as a music teacher and performer.