A collaboration with writer Niall Williams. Niall Williams’ novel, This is Happiness, was one of the great literary successes of 2019. Set in Co Clare during the time of rural electrification, it is a musical, evocative, rhapsodic and deeply moving work. Two of the main characters in the novel go on a quest to find the legendary (real life) fiddle player Junior Crehan. Bealtaine presents an evening of words and music with Niall Williams reading from his novel accompanied by East Clare virtuoso musician, Christy McNamara (accordion & concertina).

© 2021 Christy McNamara All Rights Reserved