Glasgow based musician Kathleen Boyle comes from a family steeped in the traditional
music of Donegal.

She has won All-Scotland and All-Britain titles on both the Accordion and Piano. In 1999
she made history as the first graduate of traditional music in Scotland, from the R.S.A.M.D.
where she now lectures.

Kathleen has appeared on numerous national television and radio shows in the UK, America
and Canada. She has performed on tour and at festivals in the UK, America, Canada, Ireland,
France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Austria and Czech Republic.

Kathleen is a member of the bands Dochas, Cherish the Ladies, Tirconnail and St Roch's
Ceili Band, as well as performing as a solo artist.

Phil Cunningham (MBE) comments on first her solo album ‘An Cailîn Rua (The Red Haired Girl) ;


“It’s been a joy to watch Kathleen’s musical career develop over the last few years. She has always been good but here in her first solo venture she’s outstanding”.


Phil Cunningham (MBE) - Musician