Ceilidh Trail 2011-2013
Conal McDonagh is a piper from Poolewe in Wester Ross. Influenced by both his Scottish upbringing and Irish heritage, Conal plays the Irish Uilleann pipes as well as the Scottish Highland and Border pipes, whistles and flute. He studied at the National Centre for Excellence in Traditional Music in Plockton and graduated with First Class Honours from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Conal has performed all over the world with a variety of bands and shows, and he continues to work with both new and established artists, including Duncan Chisholm, Cara Dillon and The Paul McKenna Band. Conal writes and performs with the innovative new band, Inyal.