Ryan Murphy from Cork in the south of Ireland is one of the most talented young musicians to emerge on the vibrant Irish trad music scene in recent years. His main instrument is the uilleann pipes, but he also plays flute and saxophone. He has won an impressive total of seven All-Ireland and two Oireachtas titles on the pipes. Apart from playing with Mànran & Cara, he is also a founding member of the young Irish band and powerhouse that is ‘Éalú’. Ryan holds a Diploma in Traditional Irish Music Performance from the London College of Music and is currently in his final year of studying at the Irish World Academy of Music in Limerick, under Dr. Niall Keegan