Owen and Mícheál Moley Ó Súilleabháin

Owen and Mícheál Moley Ó Súilleabháin draw from a huge musical repertoire spanning thousands of years, embodying Ireland in song; Celtic Sean Nós; medieval Gregorian chant from the Monastic Period; Irish folk songs; and original inspirational pop-songs. Their vast musical ability, interwoven with conversation, innocence, stories of life experience, and wicked sense of humor, makes you feel at ease, in awe, and transformed. Owen and Moley have recorded and performed internationally with their mother, singer and theologian Nóirín Ní Riain, in a trio called AMEN. Their father, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, is a renowned composer, musicologist, pianist and founder-director of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. The brothers have recorded five studio albums, the latest released by Sounds True, is Fields Of Grace: Celtic Meditation Music from the Heart of Ireland.

“Owen and Moley have inherited not only a depth of knowledge, but a stream of creative talent they have made their own. The have become one of Ireland’s most exciting and surprising creative artists, noticed and in demand in Ireland, the UK and the United States.”
                ​—David Whyte, poet and philosopher

Here are blendings of chant, hymn, and instrumentation, so uplifting and mesmerizing they may bring your mind to a complete stop, which is a good thing if your thoughts are anything like some of mine.

                —Billy Collins, poet and U.S. Poet Laureate 2001–2003

Owen and Moley Ó Súilleabháin are more than stellar musicians; they are soulful physicians of the human heart, whose voices go straight to what is most in need of healing. They have put me back together again more than once, and I cannot thank them enough.

                —Barbara Brown Taylor, theologian and author of An Altar in the World