*Welcome to Irish Storyteller & Singer Helena Byrne’s website & thank you for visiting*
*Special St. Patrick’s Festival Event* Gnás – Thousands Are Sailing
March 16th 2019
EPIC The Immigration Museum
CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1
Helena is joined by traditional singer and multi-instrumentalist Macdara Yeates to present songs and stories of emigration.
Doors 6:30pm, Start 6:45pm – Tickets €12
24 Hours in Killarney, County Kerry
What does Killarney have to offer in the middle of Winter?… Lots!
Helena visits Killarney, County Kerry, with it’s beautiful national park and great live music.
Following Family Footsteps – Helena Byrne in Milford, Connecticut
Helena performed in Milford, Connecticut in March 2017. Unbeknownst to her, her Grand Uncle had made that same journey from Ireland almost 100 years before.
Helena has produced three bespoke Irish storytelling and music audio albums.
Learn more about HELENA’S STUDIO ALBUMS.
Learn more about IRISH STORYTELLING & FOLK SONG EXPERIENCES with Helena.
Learn more about HELENA’S IRISH & US TOURS.
Helena live at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, October 2018
Reviews of Helena’s Pursuit of Happiness Tour, East Coast Leg, May 2018
‘One Day in Sacramento’ – The Pursuit of Happiness Tour
Divination Games in Rhode Island – The Pursuit of Happiness Tour
2017 Reflections – Clips of Helena’s Performances Throughout 2017
On October 27th and 28th 2017 Helena was given the honor of performing at the Embassy of Ireland in Washington DC, and met with Irish Ambassador to the US Daniel Mulhall.
Photos by Marty Katz and Jörn Rodaebel.
“She is a gifted storyteller, performer & singer, bringing to life Irish folklore & culture interwoven with Traditional Irish songs. The audiences at the embassy, young & old alike, were very impressed with Ms. Byrne’s performances & storytelling.”– Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the USA, December 2017
Helena’s three studio albums ‘Tóraíocht Shonais (Pursuit of Happiness) – Stories & Songs of Irish emigration to the New World’,
‘Scéal – a Collection of Irish Stories, Music & Poetry’ & ‘Ceol – a Collection of Irish Folk Songs are available now in CD format.
“If you don’t get goosebumps when you hear her beautiful voice then you may need to consult a medical professional because chances are, you’re dead inside.” – Travel Ireland Magazine, March 2016
“I didn’t want the stories to end, each one was more spellbinding than the last.” – The Celtic Connection Magazine, March/April 2016
Purchase ‘Tóraíocht Shonais’ Today
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