Éamonn de Barra
Éamonn de Barra was born in Dublin where he now lives, and began to play music at a young age. He comes from one of the most musical homes in Dublin, where his family has a long tradition of music par excellence. Éamonn won the Young Traditional Musician of The Year Award in 2000, and is a founding member of acclaimed traditional supergroup Slide who have received a number of awards for their work.
Éamonn has been a member of the Damien Dempsey Band since 2003 and has recorded and collaborated on over 40 albums with some of the most renowned Irish and international artists including Moya Brennan, The Dubliners John Reynolds, Brian Eno, Sir Tom Jones, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, and Sinéad O'Connor.