Goitse (Go-witcha) is an informal Gaelic Irish greeting meaning come here.The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limericks Irish World Academy. Named Live Irelands Traditional Group of the Year, Chicago Irish American News Group of the Year, as well as winning the prestigious Freiburger International Leiter 2016 award in Germany, Goitse have become a leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles.Goitse has released four critically acclaimed recordings and maintains a year round touring schedule that includes performances throughout Ireland and the UK, Germany, France and the United States. Their distinctive sound lies in the quality of their own compositions interspersed with traditional tunes from the countryside of Ireland and abroad, which make each performance unique. Laying the foundations for the music are World and All-Ireland Bodhrn champion Colm Phelan and Conal OKane, who is fast making a name for himself as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. The gripping rhythm section sets a powerful drive for the music while the sweet, charismatic voice of ine McGeeney draws audiences into a song the way few performers can.Together, the quintet Goitse makes what Irish Music Magazine calls Music thats brimming with energy and creative zeal.