Published on August 6th, 2015 | by BoyleToday.com
Trad music in King House on Friday
The stamina of the ‘Pocar’ — as he is affectionately known by reference to his ’60s ‘pop’ hit ‘An Poc ar Buile’ — is evidently not at issue. Fifty plus years later that song is still in demand and Seán is often hailed as “The Pocar “. A Corkman through and through, Sean O Se has contributed hugely to popularising the Cork song tradition at home and abroad.
He has recorded over 15 albums and performing throughout Ireland, Europe, the United States, China and other countries. His landmark recordings with Sean O Riada’s Ceoltoriri Chualann are prized in may record collections. Together with Ceoltóirí Chualann he was part of the exciting Ó Riada years in the sixties and he helped the great man blaze a new trail for Irish Traditional Music and Song In the years Since O’Riada’s death in 1971 Seán has featured on RTÉ, on programmes such as The Late Late Show, The Gay Byrne Hour, Saturday Live, Céilí House and Live at Three.