Declan O’Rourke is a highly successful Irish artist, acclaimed by his peers, and having achieved many plauditswith his five albums released to date.
Declan’s soulful music, rooted in folk and trad, has attracted the praise of countless industry giants, including John Prine, and Paul Weller, among others.
O’Rourke’s songwriting style moves faultlessly between impressionism, and story telling, and can be athome in almost any form. A dynamic performer, he is at once as comfortable fronting a 50-piece orchestra,as playing solo with a guitar.
Songs of Declan’s have been covered by a growing list of established artists ranging from Christy Moore, to Eddi Reader, and Josh Groban.
Sat 23 June at 8pm
“Compassion, romance, a sense of mortality and a sense of history run through the songs of Declan O’Rourke. His calling is a balladeer, proffering re-assurance in the face of inevitable sorrow.” The New York Times
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