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Nov 26 2021

Raines on song with new single and Town Hall gig

“A love letter to Ruth’s mam and dad,” is how Yvonne Tiernan from the Raines, a recently-formed Galway trio consisting of herself, the song’s composer Ruth Dillon and violin player Juliana Erkkonen, describes their new single, Always Snow on the Mountain.

It’s being released this Friday, November 26, and will be followed by a concert at the city’s Town Hall Theatre on Friday, December 10.

The folk-Americana-bluegrass group formed just before Covid, which wasn’t great timing, says Ruth with a rueful laugh, but while the Raines might be relatively new, the three women have had long musical careers.


Read the full article on the Connacht Tribune website.