About Éanaí

Éanaí is a vocal trio consisting of three sisters, Edel, Elaine and Rosario Heaney. They hail from County Mayo. Their passion for singing and performing developed from an early age. Together they offer a distinctly angelic timbre and provide a variety of styles, classical, traditional Irish, and musical theatre. They have a great wealth of knowledge when it comes to liturgical church music as they have performed at many church weddings throughout the country, and continue to exude experience, and professionalism. Edels voice can only be described as uniquely heavenly. Her award winning voice and genuine interpretation of songs leaves the listener enchanted. Together Elaine and Rosario provide wonderful and haunting harmonic texture through the use of close harmonies which contributes to the overall mystical sound of ‘Éanaí’. Between them they have a wide variety of entertainment platforms from soloist with world famous Bunratty Singers to performing with Liam Lawton. ‘Éanaí’ performs countrywide at various, concerts, and weddings. They are currently recording their first album.

Edel

Edel is a graduate from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. She is a classically trained soprano. She is currently studying singing with the well known Limerick vocal coach Olive Cowpar. She has been successful in many prestigious competitions throughout the country which include three All Ireland titles as well as prizes at Féile Luimní, Feis Maitiu, Cork and Féis Shligigh in various genres. Edel has performed numerous leading roles with a number of Musical Societies she has been nominated on four occasions by The Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS). In 2005 Edel received a nomination for the Best Female Singer. In 2007 she won the AIMS award for Best Female Singer and in 2009 was awarded the Best Actress AIMS Award. Edel has performed at a professional level as a soloist with the world famous Bunratty Castle singers. She is also a soloist with ‘The Limerick Songsters’. As a member of ‘Éanaí’ she performed with Liam Lawton. Over the past few years Edel has made a number of T.V. and radio appearances.
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Elaine & Rosario

Elaine and Rosario studied music from an early age. While studying for a B.Comm Elaine continued to pursue her interest in music through various vocal groups including ‘Éanaí’. She studied piano and guitar. She has a unique talent for composing and arranging vocal harmonies. Elaine performed at All Ireland level as part of a vocal ballad group on numerous occasions. Rosario also developed a love for music studying piano and classical flute. She now holds a B.A. in music and H Dip in Ed. She is currently a teacher and choral conductor in Co. Sligo. She started singing as part of church choirs, folk groups and stage musicals . Rosario has also been a choral singer with W.I.T. Chamber choir. Elaine and Rosario have performed at All Ireland level as part of a vocal ballad group on numerous occasions and have made a number of appearances on R.T.E. They have also performed at weddings alongside Matt Molloy and Laoise Kelly as well as performing with Liam Lawton in 2010. Their unique blend of voices lend itself to the angelic style of ‘ÉANAÍ’.
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