‘I play all of the devices in my Irish music band’
Caitríona Lagan is an All-Eire champion musician from Castledawson, County Londonderry.
The 15-year-old performs 5 devices – banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and mandola.
Throughout lockdown she started posting movies on social media showcasing her wide-ranging musical expertise.
“I’ll bear in mind music serving to me via lockdown, it gave me one thing to do and it saved me going,” she informed BBC Information NI.
On Thursday, the Northern Eire Government introduced the comfort of guidelines round stay music can be delayed to five July.
The modifications have been delayed as a consequence of issues about a rise in case numbers of the Delta variant.
Caitríona mentioned: “I have not seen any of my buddies who play music in periods for therefore lengthy and I am unable to wait to see them once more, it will likely be nice to play collectively.
“I really like taking part in Irish conventional music, it helps me escape and I am going to by no means give it up.”
Video journalist: Niall McCracken