- Category: Musical Performers
Kathy & Andreas Durkin are both natives of County Cavan. Kathy is one of Ireland’s leading female entertainers and recording artists. Her voice has been described as being distinctively “IRISH”, being both strong and of great clarity. Kathy came from a very musical family, her late father Eugene Leddy, a talented fiddle player, had one of the most successful ceilí bands in Ireland in the 50’s and 60’s. Kathy has had a prolific output of singles and albums during her career. She has proved that she is an artist of talent and commitment to the Irish music industry. Her version of the “Working Man” spent an incredible one year in the Irish charts, and was voted best single in Ireland in 1991 and 1992. She has recorded many albums over the years, her most recent being “My World Around You”. For further information on Kathy, please visit her website. Andreas is becoming a well known artist in Ireland and abroad for his eclectic mix of music which ranges from Irish to country and western and popular. A talented keyboard player and vocalist, he may have inherited some of his talents from his mother. Andreas has toured America, UK and parts of Europe with Kathy, as well as around Ireland with his own group Cheap Whiskey. In 2008, Andreas recorded his first album “…the Land across the Sea”, and his just released “Roll Back The Clouds”. For further information on Andreas, please visit his website.