Welcome to the official website of Irish musician, teacher and broadcaster,
Kieran Hanrahan is an Irish radio host and high profile musician, born in Ennis, Co. Clare. He began playing traditional Irish music on the tenor banjo at the age of fourteen, and had won the All-Ireland banjo championship by the time he was eighteen. Over the years, Kieran has helped found a number of traditional bands, including Inchiquin, Stockton's Wing, and the Templehouse Ceili Band.
Kieran has hosted radio programs for the Irish national broadcaster RTÉ since 1991. Currently he hosts Céilí House, the anchor radio program on traditional Irish music aired weekly in Ireland on RTÉ Radio1. He is a teacher at Dublin's DIT and is the co-coordinator and face of Temple Bar's hugely successful Tradfest.
Kieran is also in demand as a session recording musician and as a record producer.
Maids Of Castlebar.mp3