Ita Kelly is a writer and broadcaster with over 20 years experience in the world of Irish Traditional and Folk music. She has presented radio programmes on local and national radio in Ireland and reports for CBC Canada’s Global Village radio programme. Her unique interview style has won her many plaudits including two Smithwicks Hotpress Radio Awards. She currently writes for internationally distributed Irish Music Magazine and for local west of Ireland newspaper The Galway Advertsiser. She lives in Castlegar, Galway with her husband Sean, sons Ben and Gary and four cats who wish to remain annonymous.