…for anyone who loves singing or Irish, now that this long-awaited CD is available, it’s unthinkable to be without it
- Irish Music Magazine
He has a great sweetness of tone, uses rather more vibrato than is customary in traditional singing, and the paucity of decoration makes the beauty of the airs easy to appreciate . . . this recording is a must for the connoisseur.
- The Living Tradition
Nioclás Tóibín (1928-1994) was widely regarded as the master-singer in his native parish of Rinn Ó gCuanach in the Waterford Gaeltacht, winning Corn Chomhlacht an Oideachais (now Corn Uí Riada), three consecutive years, a unique achievement in the history of the Oireachtas. Includes Pilib Séimh Ó Fáthaigh, An Crúiscín Lán, Na Prátaí Dubha, Róisín Dubh, Máirín De Barra & Cois Abha Móire na nDéise.