Philomena Begley was born on the October 20th, 1942 & grew up in Pomeroy, County Tyrone. She worked in a hat factory in Cookstown before her break into music. Her first venture as a singer was with the popular Old Cross Céilí Band, with whom she first sang with.
Seán Keane from County Galway is described as the greatest musical find of the 1990’s. Traditional Irish, Folk and even Country and Blues songs all lend themselves to his very unique style and his unforgettable voice.
Ray Lynam was born on November 29th, 1951 in Moate, Co. Westmeath & first made his way into music with a local group called “the Merrymen” playing the saxophone & still attending school. His influences in Country music included Buck Owens & George Jones
Is an English actress, best known for her role as Maria for over 20 years. She first appeared as an extra in coronation street at the age of 8 and ten years later she became a regular on the show. She is also made appearances in Children’s Ward, Heartbeat, Doctors, There’s Only One Jimmy Grimble and the children’s series Life Force.
She’s the Tesco supermarket checkout lady who took a chance in life at the age of fifty by auditioning for Britain and Ireland’s biggest TV talent show, the X-Factor!
Some years ago Kayleigh Cullinan was unexpectedly thrown into the limelight, her internet video went viral & her harrowing story was picked up by newspapers, magazines & talk shows worldwide followed by her first public interview & singing performance at aged 16, live on Miriam O’Callaghan’s Saturday Night Show.
Triona Carville is a pop rock singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland, more commonly known by her stage name ‘Triona’. In 2014 she won the Cel Fay award for songwriter of the year and in 2016 she won the Panart’s young singer-songwriter of the year.
Clodagh Lawlor is one of Ireland’s youngest award-winning Country Music stars. Since her beginnings, Irish Folk and Country Music have been an important part of her career inspired by artists such as Mary Black, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, and others.
Aidan Quinn is the son of The Queen of Country Music Philomena Begley. Married to Donna, Aidan has two children, Joseph and Ellie Rose. Aidan has been playing music from an early age and has been in many bands including the Miracles.
Donegal based singer Chrissy Mac has be fronting his own Country band since 2019. Before this, he has toured extensively throughout Ireland with the likes of Philomena Begley, Cliona Hagen, Dominic Kirwan, Louise Morrissey, & Ray Lynam to name a few.
This young lady is from County Tyrone. Cliona’s love for music started at an early age. She was encouraged and supported by her family and teachers to study music and had her voice trained classically.
Colm Kirwan is a singer-songwriter from Omagh. He comes from a musical family with his father being Dominic Kirwan. Colm spent an amount of time touring with his father before branching out solo. His style has been described as country-pop.
2014 marked a massive milestone in the career of Omagh singer Dominic Kirwan. It was 25 years since the talented entertainer signed a record deal with Ritz records and gave to the public his debut album ‘Try a Little Kindness’.
Stacey Breen hails from a small village called Ferns in North Co. Wexford. Stacey is the daughter of Aidan and Deirdre Breen. Stacey currently lives with her parents and her love of music came from an early age of 6.
Kathy Durkin was born on the 1st of April 1955 in Butlersbridge, Co.Cavan. She is an Irish singer in the Country and Irish genre. Her father is the great Eugene Leddy a well-known fiddler who toured Ireland with his Ceili band in the 1940’s and 1950’s.
Louise Morrissey was born in Bansha, Co.Tipperary March 23rd, 1961, & made her first recording, ‘Farewell To Carlingford’, in 1978. She grew up with a love of music & after completing her schooling she began singing with her brothers, Billy and Norman as the ‘Morrisseys Folk and Ballad Group’,
Barry Kirwan was born on the 14th February 1986 with music in the very makeup of his DNA. As the son of Irish country music singing sensation Dominic Kirwan, it comes as no surprise that Barry had showbiz aspirations from a very early age.
Georgette Jones is the only child of Country Music Hall of Famers and music icons, George Jones and Tammy Wynette. She’s been singing with one or both parents since the age of three. She recorded her first single with her Dad, “Daddy Come Home” when she was ten years old and performed it on an HBO special.
Mikey North is an actor appearing in Coronation street, ITV soap opera since 2008 – Gary Windass. He was first noticed at the age of 18 whilst playing in a play at Scarborogu 6th form college. His first professional work was the play Bottle Universe in Londons West End, which won him the British Theatre guides award for the most promising newcomer