Joanna hails from Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Her music is deeply rooted in the North Connaught Style which has been described as fast paced, full of swing, rhythmic & flowing. A Multi- instrumentalist primarily concentrating on Tin Whistle. Currently undertaking a PhD focusing on the topic of regional style & identity within Irish traditional music. Future endeavours include progressing as a performer and undertaking further study through the PhD process at the Irish World Academy of music and dance, University of Limerick.