Neil Byrne gives an insight into life both in and away from Celtic Thunder
The album, called ‘The Road’, was released by Donaldson’s wife Carolyn this week. It is the last material that he was working on at the time of his death.
Donaldson had finished the vocals and also had the photos for the CD taken a week before he died in March last year.
Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher feels that his Irish background gave him the ability to write some of his best loved songs.
The Manchester born musician told the NME that he feels most comfortable writing emotional songs that have a sense of hope and triumph.
Many of his most popular songs both from his years with Oasis and more recently with his solo career ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ have had these qualities.
Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor has changed her mind about joining Sinn Féin as she fears she would be ‘bored sh*tless’.
In December last year, the outspoken singer had expressed her desire to join the political party as she wanted to see a ‘proper socialist Ireland’
She immediately stirred things up by suggesting that the current leaders should step down.
Traditional Irish band Danú are set to release their latest album – Buan – on Jan 30th.
It is set be a big success for the band if early indications are to go by. The album was pre-released on iTunes and reached number one in the world music charts in Ireland, the UK and the USA.
We caught up with Benny McCarthy, who is a founder member of Danú, and asked him a few questions.