Families join forces to make sweet music

Making music: Liam O’Connor, his son Oisin and daughter Saoirse with Moya Brennan, her son Paul and daughter Aisling

LADIES and gentlemen, to whom it concerns, it’s the Late Late Show and here is the star guest – Liam O’Connor.

The brilliant Killarney accordionist and his family will join Clannad singer Moya Brennan and her family for a very special guest appearance with Ryan Tubridy this Friday night.

The two musically gifted families have joined forces to record an anthemic song, Strong in Numbers, written by Moya and her husband, and released this week.

Liam and Moya will be guests of Ryan Tubridy

Liam O’Connor, his daughter Saoirse and son Oisín and have joined Moya, her daughter Aisling and son Paul, for the project and the track will get its first public airing on the flagship RTÉ show tomorrow night.

In support of the Clannad star’s unmistakable vocals, both families add an amazing array of instruments and strong vocals to the song released by Beo Records and available on the usual online platforms.

Liam O’Connor is a gifted multi-instrumentalist who has released several albums and has performed all over the world.

Moya Brennan, the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award in the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards, has one of the most distinctive voices in the country.