Thomas Ahern is a highly accomplished musician from Ballyduff Upper in West Waterford. He is an All-Ireland champion on banjo & mandolin and a medalist on bodhrán. Thomas toured with Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in Ireland and Britain in 2018/2019 and is also a member of the Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra of Ireland. He has performed on RTÉ and TG4 on numerous occasions, including appearances with Gerry O’Connor, Bobby Gardiner and Emma Corbett. He has previously tutored at other summer schools including Fleadh by the Feale.