I founded Ó Ráinne Musical Instruments in 2010. I build acoustic guitars and Irish bouzoukis from my newly-built, state of the art workshop in the Connemara Gaeltacht. My passion for guitar building started while attending the internationally renowned Letterfrack Furniture College. I was awarded a BSc in Furniture Conservation and Restoration (with Distinction). During the course of my studies, I completed a work experience module under the guidance of a local luthier. From that moment I knew this was the career for me. I was recently awarded 1st place in the musical instrument category at the prestigious RDS National Craft Awards 2014. I strive to achieve perfection in my instrument building. Tone, build quality and finish are of the utmost importance to me. All the instruments are based on my own designs.
Domhnall Ó Ráinne