Deirdre Ní Chinnéide is a composer, singer, psychotherapist , spiritual director and workshop facilitator presenting throughout Ireland, the United States, Australia and Europe, including Bosnia and Kosovo. The Aran islands off the west coast of Ireland with its unique history culture and natural beauty provides a special setting for her retreat work and was the place of inspiration for her music. She has two cds Celtic Passage, a journey of the heart, which on release in the united States won Celtic Album of the year. She recently recorded her second album I will Sing for you “songs to soothe the soul “.
Over the past ten years Deirdre has developed extensive experience of working with a variety of groups in Ireland the USA and Australia . She has opened Slí Aonghusa , a retreat centre on the island of Inis Mór, off the west coast of Ireland.
She is reknowned for her work and and is gifted in providing an opportunity to creatively reflect on the personal and collective journey . Deirdre divides her time between the Aran islands and the rest of the world , offering retreats, workshops and performances of Spiritual Music.