Have pipes, will travel — is the saying, and Eoin Dillon has traveled the world. Founding member of the bands Kíla and Mála, Eoin has worked with everyone from U2 to the Dubliners. A reputation for serious tunesmithery brings his music and pipes to new audiences from Dublin to Darjeeling. Eoin's latest album, Pondelorum was released on the 26th of September 2016.
"The hero Piper marries a natural effervescence with an enviable discipline"
— The Irish Times
Eoin Dillon has been playing the pipes & whistles since the age of 15. As a founding member of KÍLA he released 11 albums and toured the world with performances at top festivals including Glastonbury, Womad (Aus/NZ) and Montreux Jazz Festival.
“Admirable colour and verve, warm & inviting, boasts a shimmering, soulful blend of instruments.” *****
As a solo artist, Eoin Dillon has guested with U2, Baaba Maal, Sinead O Connor, Donal Lunny & Jane Sibery. He composed the music with Kíla for 2 OSCAR winning animation films in 2012/2015 - while his solo compositional work on ‘Ireland’s Wild River’ was nominated in the Best Music category at the 2015 EMMY Awards. Eoin has facilitated music workshops at primary & secondary level schools and theatres at home & abroad as well as presenting the TG4 show Geantraí & performing in and composing music for theatre.