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Paul has been a professional Guitar player for over 15 years. Born and raised in Co. Limerick, Ireland, he quickly learned to play styles as Blues, Rock, Acoustic, and Folk from a young age.
Touring all over Ireland in his teenage years, Paul created a professional base that took him to Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa College in Co. Cork to study Music Management and Sound Technology in 2004. A year later he was invited to perform at the prestigious Guitar Institute of Technology in London where he won The Ernie Ball Scholarship for Outstanding Talent and Potential. Paul received a ‘Distinction’ in his Diploma receiving great reviews from teachers and students alike. In 2009, Paul received Student of the Year in his Bachelor’s Degree of Music Performance and since has played venues such as Shepard’s Bush Empire, The Roundhouse in London and numerous pub events and other functions.
Paul began his career in rock and, over the years, has expanded his repertoire to include Blues, Irish Folk, Celtic Instrumental, Classical and more. Paul uses his broad musical interests and creative talent to blend genres within songs and to create pleasing, distinctive set lists for performances.
Based out of Co. Limerick, Ireland, Paul plays all around Ireland and the UK as a solo acoustic artist and collaborating with other musicians. Paul is known for his distinctive, energetic sound and continuously wows audiences.
Paul also independently operates the Guitar School of Music where he provides engaging guitar tutoring to students of all ages, interests, and ability levels.
Paul’s first album The Poet was inspired by the works of local poet Michael Hartnett and set several of his poems to Irish Folk style songs. He is currently working on a second album of original material.