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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 by the Irish Times in their albums of the year 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 CARRYINGS ON :
MARIA + KIERAN RECENTLY COMPOSED THE THEME TUNE FOR A NEW CHILDREN’S SHOW AIRED ON RTE JUNIOR CALLED DIZZY DELIVERIES, one of the most joyful things they have had the pleasure of doing
MARIA + KIERAN HAVE BEEN MADE ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE IN KILRUDDERY WHERE THEY HAVE BEGUN TO WRITE AND RECORD A NEW ALBUM
Maria Doyle Kennedy has spent much of her life on the road, touring with her husband Kieran. The most recent album Fire on the Roof of Eden was released in May 2021 and was nominated for album of the year by the Irish Times.
Most recent acting roles include Birdy in KIN for which Maria won an IFTA.
Maria has directed the short films A Different Kind Of Day and Colour Code.
Irish music magazine Hot Press called her "one of Ireland's greatest vocalists and a national treasure"