Darach Ó Catháin – Dudley Keane / Kane

Darach Ó Catháin was the stage name of Dudley Keane, who was born September 30, 1922 near Leitir Móir, region of Connemara, County Galway, Province of Connacht, Ireland. He was also known to his family and friends as Dudley Kane. Darach Ó Catháin was a famous Irish sean-nós singer. Sean-nós is the unaccompanied singing of traditional Irish songs in the Irish language. He died on September 29, 1987 at Yorkshire, England and is buried in the Killingbeck Roman Catholic Cemetery at Killingbeck, Metropolitan Borough of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

YouTube video

Here is a video of Darach Ó Catháin singing the traditional Irish song “Óró sé do bheatha ‘bhaile”.