Mike Denver first Professional gig was in The Park House Hotel, EdgeworthstownMike White Hat On Saturday 11th January 2003 with his full band.This was not a full house but boy, has he moved forward since then.
His first Album was recorded in early 2003 “Wings to Fly” which included tracks “You’re my Best Friend”, Johnny Cash’s “Cry Cry Cry” and “It’s a Dream Come Through” This Album was recorded in Tony Maher’s Studio in Headford and also featured base Guitarist Frankie Colohan.To date, Mike has recorded 11 Albums namely Wings to Fly “Love to live”, “Messenger Boy”, “Christmas Country”, ”Galway Boy” “Seasons in the Sun”. ”Got a Funny Feeling, ”Thank God for the Radio”, “Tradition” “Vintage Country and most recent “The Live Show – Double CD” .
Website: Mike Denver
Declan was born in the heart of Ireland in Drumlish Co Longford, at a unique period of time in the music scene worldwide. A revolution in rock and pop brought us The Beatles, Elvis, and the Rolling Stones, while here in Ireland the magnificent showband boom was about to explode. His early education was at the Ennybegs National School in Longford. Later he attended St Mel’s College, Longford, where he sat his Leaving Certificate. He was brought up on a small farm and has a passion for vintage tractors. His niece, Una Foden, is a member of the girl group The Saturdays.
Website: Declan Nerney
Patrick Feeney is originally from Battlefield, Culfadda, but now lives in the village of Gurteen a few miles away. Patrick always thought he was going to be a farmer when he was young but as he was growing up he learnt the drums and keyboards and from there Patrick developed a keen interest in music. It was in his blood as his father, also Patrick, was a well known musician and had been involved in the music industry for over 30 years.At the tender age of 14, Patrick and his father had a two piece band and were playing at local gigs. They continued gigging until Patrick began studying sales and marketing in Sligo. After completing his studies he went to work for Cadbury’s. However, Patrick had caught the music bug, and because his job kept him from performing, he decided to leave Cadbury’s and concentrate full time on his music.
Website: Patrick Feeney
Mick Flavin is an Irish country singer. Flavin recorded his first album in Athlone in June, 1986. His first big hit being “I’m Gonna Make It After All”. Flavin has also recorded “Someday You’ll Love Me”, from Conway Twitty’s album Even Now.He made his English debut in 1988 at the Peterborough Festival and the following year proved very popular at the International Festival Of Country Music at Wembley. He joined the Ritz Records label in 1990 and the following year, recorded a very popular duet album with Philomena Begley. However, it is his solo recordings that have helped make him one of Ritz’s most popular singers and established him as a major artist.
Website: Mick Flavin
She grew up with an interest in music and in her teens sang with local musical societies. Successful appearances at local concerts led to her joining Hazel records where her first release, a four-track EP, Money Talks, gained her considerable air play. Lalor’s break came in September 1993, when the very popular Louise Morrissey was incapacitated by a serious car crash. During Morrissey’s absence, the talented Lalor fronted her band, fulfilled all her Irish and UK commitments and quickly established herself as one of the best young singers on the British and Irish country scene.
Website: Trudi Lalor
Adrian RyanBrother of Derek Ryan
Adrian Ryan is one of the contestants from the TG4 Show Glor Tire 2013. He is mentored by the highly successful country singer Derek Ryan. You can vote at any time for Adrian by texting Glor3 to 53307(60c)(ROI) or 81108(50p)(NI). Adrian currently performs on the social dance scene around the country and is delighted to bring his style of country and Irish music to Glor Tire. Adrian has dedicated this song to the dancers who travel the Country in all kinds of weather and make his job a pleasure.