The Breath has released three widely acclaimed albums on Peter Gabriel’s Real World label, and were nominated Best Duo/Group category in the 2019 BBC Folk Awards. Ríoghnach was separately nominated in the highly prestigious Folk Singer of the Year category which she went on to win.
“raw, emotive and husky, (Ríoghnach Connolly) sure owns a song. … gentle and rolling, mountainous and anthemic…open-hearted songwriting … and emotionally charged” fRoots
“an affecting blend …. McCallum provides the grandeur and artifice and Connolly the intimacy and purity” Uncut