O’Rourke landing for intimate gig

One of Ireland’s best live performers, singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke performs songs from his multi-platinum albums for an intimate concert in the Dunamaise Arts Centre on October 4.

One of Ireland’s best live performers, singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke performs songs from his multi-platinum albums for an intimate concert in the Dunamaise Arts Centre on October 4.

His music has been recorded and performed by international names such as Josh Groban, Eddi Reader and Paul Weller who told Mojo Magazine “Galileo (is) possibly the greatest song written in the last 30 years”.

O’Rourke has toured internationally, opening for Snow Patrol, Paulo Nutini, Badly Drawn Boy, Divine Comedy and Paul Brady and featured on BBC’s Transatlantic Sessions with Alison Krauss.

His last album Mag Pai Zai was included in Irish Times music editor Tony Clayton-Lea’s ‘101 Irish Albums to Hear Before You Die.’