Kerry musicians in running for Sean Ó Riada gold medal competition

Three Kerry musicians are among the competitors tonight in the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal competition. Music lyrics Two cousins from west Kerry and TG4’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year will be among fifteen competitors who will take to the stage in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork. Two members of the well-known Begley family from West Kerry, Niall and Cormac will participate as will Bryan O’Leary, the reigning young musician of the year and a grandson of legendary Sliabh Luachra box player, Johnny O’Leary. The winner of the competition will receive the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal and €2,000.