Author: Patrick Kehoe

Music fans in mourning for George Donaldson 52

Music fans in mourning for George Donaldson

Celtic Thunder fans and the world of music in general are in mourning tonight following the death of George Donaldson. The Celtic Thunder star suffered a massive heart attack yesterday at his home in...

Last Call – Mary Black farewell world tour 0

Last Call – Mary Black farewell world tour

Irish singer Mary Black is preparing for her final world tour as she begins to wind down after a career spanning 40 successful years. Black has been one of the leading lights of Irish...

Justin Timberlake’s Auld Triangle splits the fans 0

Justin Timberlake’s Auld Triangle splits the fans

For some it was an act of sacrilege against Ireland’s musical heritage; for others it was a welcome mark of respect for Irish culture from a major, international star. Whichever way you look at...

Sinead O’Connor turns her fury on Simon Cowell 0

Sinead O’Connor turns her fury on Simon Cowell

After last week’s public war of words with Miley Cyrus, Sinead O’Connor has now turned her attention to music producer, Simon Cowell. The Irish singer launched a scathing attack on Cowell and his sidekick...

Paul Byrom – Kickstarter for PBS Music special 0

Paul Byrom – Kickstarter for PBS Music special

In this video Paul Byrom talks to Pat Kehoe about why he used the Kickstarter Project to ask his fans to help him finance a special concert on the PBS Channel in America. Major...

Irish American dream set to hit the road 0

Irish American dream set to hit the road

More on Tara and videos of her performing Irish American singer Tara O’Grady is being given the chance to relive an epic trip her grandmother made across America more than 50 years ago. As...

Barney McKenna – musical genius and great man 0

Barney McKenna – musical genius and great man

I was shocked and so sad to hear of the death of the great Barney McKenna. I grew up listening to him. He and The Dubliners helped to create and shape my love for...

Barney McKenna of The Dubliners dies aged 72 0

Barney McKenna of The Dubliners dies aged 72

The legendary Dubliners banjo player Barney McKenna has died at the age of 72. He collapsed at his home this morning and was later pronounced dead at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin. His family released...

All the Way Home – Cathy Jordan 0

All the Way Home – Cathy Jordan

After more than 20 years as lead singer with the hugely successful Irish band Dervish, Cathy Jordan has now released her first solo album. Although still a committed member of Dervish, Jordan has often...