Miriam Donohue

Dublin, County Dublin

Miriam has supported fine acts such as Martha Wainwright, Jack L, The 4ofUs and Nina Persson (The Cardigans).
Her sublime voice, and quirky folk stylings make for an enchanting live performance.

Miriam has featured on Ceol ar an Imeall (TG4), the John Murray show (RTE Radio), LyricFm and Newstalk.

She was voted to the the top five of the Hotpress Big Break Competition in 2014 and selected for Whelans Ones To Watch Festival 2014.
She has played Electric Picnic, Castlepalooza, Knockanstockan, Doolin Folk Festival, Westport Festival, and Spirit of Voice Festival Galway.

Miriam released her debut EP 'Bookmarks' in 2013 and is now completing her first album in Orphan Recording studios with Gavin Glass.

"Like something unearthed from a time capsule buried in the early 60’s by a still-green Bob Dylan, Miriam Donohue’s music feels like a gift from a time when pop music was still silly enough to be bypassed by those with more on their minds than twisting and shouting. A capable writer, with a sublime delivery that will leave you speechless." Shannon Duval Youbloom2015


"On top of the list is Miriam Donohue for sure, originally from Galway came as a pleasant surprise, striking in appearance, her lyrics are similar to Suzanne Vega; she tells stories of island people and boats off the coast of Connemara, of travel and love against a backdrop of her lovely plucking guitar style complimented by her smoky voice. Her last song we clicked along like her professional percussionists, nice touch Miriam -interactive and we loved it!"

" 'Bookmarks' represent's an artist who's at the beginning of a very long career. If the huge success of Laura Marling and the current love for Lucy Rose proves anything it's that there's a market for the music of Miriam Donohue and I wish her every success for 'Bookmarks' and beyond. "

"Miriam recently released her debut Ep Bookmarks, which showcases her skills as an acoustic guitarist and as a writer of intelligent, imaginative lyrics". Kernan Andrews, Galway Advertiser

"Engaging, poetic with subtle melodic turns and assured velvetine vocals, I liked everything I heard from Miriam Donohue. She has an EP on Bandcamp called Bookmarks. miriamdonohue.bandcamp.com have a listen and purchase her music, simple as." http://www.suzannerhatigan.com/blog/

"A fresh new talent producing some great new sounds". Galway Bay FM

"She has a lovely stage presence and a lovely warm quality to her personality that draws you in,
if u can manage to catch her live you're in for a treat" FLIRT FM Galway

"We fell in love with Miriam after seeing her at last year's 'What the Folk?' "... Spirit of Folk Festival.

" Miriams music has been described by reviewers of folk music as one to watch in the future for her unique singing and songwriting skills" Connaught Tribune


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