Róisín Ward Morrow is a traditional fiddle player, folk singer and composer from Co. Louth. She has worked with leading conductors including Gearoid Grant, David Brophy, Eimear Noone and Greg Beardsell and has studied under the tuition of Noreen McManus, Catherine Dooley and the Vanbrugh Quartet. Graduating with a BMus (Hons) from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in 2017, she has performed extensively in venues that include Dublin Castle, Dublin City Hall, The National Concert Hall and The Grand Opera House, Belfast, as well as touring internationally in The Netherlands with “Call of the Celts” and as part of The Cross Border Orchestra performing in Rome, Shanghai, Carnegie Hall - New York, The Royal Albert Hall - London and The White House for President Obama. Róisín also featured on RTÉ this year, performing in Celebrate St. Patrick recorded in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh
Now with her debut album, By the Light of the Moon, Róisín is breathing new life into ancient melodies and developing her own haunting compositions. This unique album of traditional slow airs is a work of strong ambition and deft beauty, crafted through original interpretations by Ward Morrow and arrangements by Breifne Holohan. Róisín is also the proud recipient of the Droichead Arts Bursary 2021.