Date and time August 5th 8pm
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Polymath Maria Doyle Kennedy has sustained a varied and eclectic career in the Arts for more than 3 decades .
Music is her first love and following time spent ín several bands she set up her own record label in 2000 and has released 11 solo albums to date. Maria’s most recent album “ Fire on the roof of Eden “ was listed in their albums of the year by the Irish Times and Hot Press described her as “ one of Ireland’s most accomplished vocalists and a national treasure”.
She collaborates in almost all her work with her husband Kieran Kennedy ( her partner in life , music and many crimes) and together they are raising 4 sons.
Most recent acting roles include Birdy in KIN for which Maria won an IFTA.
"Her voice could charm the very stars from the skies." Hot Press
"MDK sings to soothe the worries of the world." Eamonn Car, Evening Herald
"I have yet to not be stunned into silence after listening to the song Colour Code, it is the masterpiece of this album." Annie Govekar, Inspirer Magazine
"Maria Doyle Kennedy is one of the finest voices this country has ever produced." Hot Press
"MDK yet again proves that she’s the elastagirl of rock music: agile enough to turn obstacles into bridges, both musically and emotionally." RTE Guide
"Maria Doyle Kennedy is a powerful mixture between a folk siren and a punk-diva. She is one of the great voices of Ireland. The Celtic Patti Smith." Nick Joyce, Basel Zeitung
"MDK is one hell of a musical force to be reckoned with." Siobhan Long, Irish Times