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April gigs with Leslie Dowdall, Stocktons Wing and Eleanor Shanley

Stocktons Wing continue with gigs in Kilfenora, Carlow, Tralee, Drogheda and more celebrating 40 making music.

New music show Mike Hanrahan with strings attached in the early stages of development with Sharon Howley on cello and Tara Breen on fiddle.

Part two of trilogy on Ireland 100 years on currently in the writing stage with Brendan Begley. Possible debut Jan 2019

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Mike's early music work began in Ennis, Co. Clare with Tumbleweed, a duo with acclaimed Irish vocalist and Grammy nominee Maura O Connell who now works out of Nashville US. He then spent 15 years with the world renowned Irish music group Stockton's Wing, writing songs, recording several albums and performing across the globe. He was writer , producer and guitarist with Ronnie Drew for ten years from 1997 to 2007 and music director, performer and producer with the acclaimed show “An Evening with Ronnie Drew and Eleanor Shanley”.

He has two solo Cd’s, Someone Like you and What You Know.

Music director and guitarist for the very successful show The Legends Of Irish Folk which featured Finbar Furey, Liam Clancy, Paddy Reilly, Johnny Mcavoy, Jim McCann and Ronnie Drew.

Beautiful Affair written by Mike for Stocktons Wing Voted top 75 all time great Irish Songs by RTE radio. Voted no.7 Best Irish Song poll for the last 25 years @ Today FM radio.
He was chairman of the board of The Irish Music Rights Organisation for six years and spent 12 years overall on the board protecting the copyrights of Irish songwriters and composers.

This year mike left a ten year career in the culinary world to return to the music performing with Leslie Dowdall, Eleanor Shanley and Stocktons Wing. A solo project is underway.

Leslie and Mike

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Live gigs for 2018

Stocktons Wing

In the studio recording We Had it all

Next gig Kilfenora trad fest April 28th.

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Mike Hanrahan with Strings Attached featuring Tara Breen and Sharon Howley Autumn tour dates TBC

 

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YOU ARE MY SISTER

the beautiful song from Antony and the Johnsons. At all radio stations so email for a spin.

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Stocktons wing on late late show april 2016

 

Brendan Begley Dublin Burning.

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Brendan and Mike on RTE TV

Stocktons Wing.

 

 

 

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We Had It All

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