Liam is one of Irelands best-loved musicians and singers, both in rock and traditional music. Spanning over twenty years Liams career has seen him have number one hits in over twenty countries, to playing with Aboriginal musicians in Australia outback and recording with some of the worlds best musicians including Carlos Nunes, Donal Luney, U2, Rolf Harris, Van Morrison to name but a few. A master pianist, Liam also performs on guitar, harp, tin whistle and bodhrán. So far 2009 has seen Liam has perform solo at Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, Dublins National Concert Hall as part of a major Irish tour, feature on the renowned BBC music programme Transatlantic Sessions, he will tour Japan in May with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova from the film Once and Czech Republic in June. He has plans for US and Australia tours in 2010.
Bono once described Liam as The Best white boy soul singer in the world and he has been also been described as one of Irelands best Sean Nos (traditional Irish) singers.
TG4’s Cúl an Tí series celebrates the Irish traditional song in all its haunting beauty with beautiful hand-drawn and digitially animated films made by Cartoon Saloon, Paper Panther Productions and Giant Animation. Co-produced by Fócas Films, this is a unique opportunity to see these short films accompanied by some of the singers and musicians who […]