Liz Doherty was brought up in Buncrana, Inishowen, in Ireland's
most northerly peninsula. Having been introduced to the
fiddle by local maestro Dinny Mc Laughlin, she moved to
Cork to study with Micheal O Suilleabhain, graduating from
the Music Department of University College Cork in 1991.
She was awarded a PhD in 1996 from the University of Limerick
for her research on Cape Breton with a dissertation entitled
The Paradox of the Periphery - Evolution of Cape Breton
Fiddle Tradition c 1929-1995. Liz has lectured in traditional
music in the Music Department of University College, Cork
for the past seven years, and has been a guest lecturer
at many institutions and events throughout Ireland, the
U.K. and Canada, as well as having several publications
to her credit.
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