In advance of this year's inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards, RTÉ present a series of features exploring the  myriad strands of the Irish folk tradition...

Niamh Dunne hails from Co. Limerick, and is better known as the fiddler in Beoga, Ed Sheeran's favourite Irish band. In The Road Less Travelled, Niamh delves into her musical heritage alongside her father piper Mickey Dunne. Her grand-uncles The Blind Dunne Brothers were very popular travelling musicians who toured Ireland in the 50's and 60's, and for the first time Niamh takes a closer look at her rich family history.