In Profile – Joanie Madden

This week’s guest on In Profile with Alan Morrissey is Joanie Madden.

Joanie is a well-known Irish-American flute and whistle player with big Clare connections.

She is leader of the all-female supergroup Cherish the Ladies, while she has also recorded with many great artists, including Sinead O’Connor, Don Henley from The Eagles, Luka Bloom, Pete Seeger and The Clancy Brothers.


Joanie has recorded a number of solo albums and has received numerous awards in recognition of her artistry and her support of Irish-American music and culture.