Rita O’Reilly is well known as the wife of late Paddy Moloney was an Irish musician, composer, and producer has died at the age of 83 on Monday, October 11, 2021. President Higgins said “Paddy, with his extraordinary skills as an instrumentalist, notably the uileann pipes and bodhrán, was at the forefront of the renaissance of interest in Irish music, bringing a greater appreciation of Irish music and culture internationally,” added “He brought a love of Irish music not just to the diaspora, but to all those across the world who heard his music and appreciated it for its own sake as it transcended all musical boundaries,” added, “His legacy will remain with us in the music which he created and brought to the world.” In a statement on social media, ITMA said: “Uilleann piper, tin whistle player, composer, arranger and leader of The Chieftains, Paddy made an enormous contribution to Irish traditional music, song, and dance. During a recent interview in ITMA, he spoke about the people and events that shaped his life in music. Few people can lay claim to having the level of impact Paddy Moloney had on the vibrancy of traditional music throughout the world. What a wonderful musical legacy he has left us.”
Who is Rita O’Reilly?
Rita O’Reilly is an artist and there are not many deals about her professional life have been revealed. However, her late husband co-founded and led the Irish musical group The Chieftains. Moloney remained the only original member, touring and recording for nearly six decades with the group. He also worked as a producer and managing director for the label Claddagh Records. He said in 2020. “I grew up in a family of musicians in this little cottage that seemed like a palace at the time. We would sit around and tell stories and play music every night. Music became everything to me, even more, important than eating.”
How old is Rita O’Reilly?
Rita O’Reilly is in her mid-’70s from the USA, Talking about her parents and siblings we do not have much information regarding them. However, we will keep you updated very soon.
Who is Rita O’Reilly Husband?
Rita O’Reilly was married to Paddy Moloney was an Irish musician, composer, and producer. They first met when Moloney joined Baxendale’s. The couple is blessed with three children, Aonghus Moloney, Padraig Moloney, and actress-producer Aedin Moloney.
What is Rita O’Reilly Net Worth?
The estimated Net Worth of Rita O’Reilly is around $500K USD.
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