Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

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Photos of the instrument

Instrument Details

Instrument number: 2

Year on label: 2011

Scroll: Blindfolded Eros Cherub

Tailpiece: Maple with heart cut out

String Preferences

C: Chorda silver viola 22
G: Eudoxa G 15.25
D: Eudoxa D 16.25
A: Eudoxa A 13.25
E: Gold Label E thin ball end

Biographical details

Home Town: Dublin, Ireland


Bow: transitional Bow by Michel Jamonneau

Tunings & Repertoire

DAEAE Fead an Iolair Fead an Iolair :: Vimeo /// Fead an Iolair :: RTE via YouTube
DAEAC# What What What
Jack of Diamonds
DADF#E Leathan le Leathan
CAbCGC Tuireamh na n-Iolar
Caol le Caol Caol le Caol on Vimeo
Laghdú Laghdú on Vimeo

Discography on which this instrument features

  • This is How we Fly (2013) with This is How we Fly
  • The Gloaming (2014) with The Gloaming
  • Music for an Elliptical Orbit (2014) Solo
  • Laghdú (2014) with Dan Trueman
  • The Gloaming 2 (2016) with The Gloaming
  • Foreign Fields (2017) with This is How we Fly
  • All Soundings are True (2017) with Garth Knox
  • The Gloaming Live at the NCH (2018) with The Gloaming
  • The Gloaming 3 (2019) with The Gloaming
  • Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett (2019) with Thomas Bartlett


Hey there everyone! Can't really imagine ever wanting to go back to playing an ordinary fiddle. This instrument has been an absolute delight to play from the very first moment I picked it up.