Síle Denvir was brought up in the Connemara Gaeltacht. She is a founding member of the group Líadan, has toured with The Chieftains and recent performances include a collaboration with Liam Ó Maonlaí and Peter O’Toole in Macalla. She recently performed as part of Mícheál Ó Suilleabháin’s composition Fill Arís with Iarla Ó Lionáird and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Síle is currently an Irish language lecturer in Dublin City University. Her latest research project focuses on the music and song from the plays of Patrick Pearse and a CD/Booklet called Caithréim based on this work was published in May 2016.