... was born in August 1964 and had his first contact with
when he was very young. At the age of 11 he was
his first songs and at age 12 performed live
for the first time.
After studying the guitar and singing he founded the Irish
Band „O'Donoghue's Inn“ in 1980. This Band
In 1992 Mike wrote the musical „Die kleinen Leute von
that was very popular and was performed
regularly in Hildesheim.
Mike has been touring steadily since 1990, performing all
over Europe; gaining ever-increasing popularity as well as
a growing fan base.
Mike has recently settled in northern Germany along the
North Sea coast. The constantly blowing breeze and the
smell of the sea constantly inspiring him and giving him
fresh ideas for new musical projects.
Working together with friends and artists such as Mark
Roland Bauer, Katja Clajus and especially Ron
to inspire him and his creativity. With
this inspiration, he has been able to release 4 cds since
His new cd Gone America is the story of Irish
immigration to the new world. Mike uses a combination
of Irish folk, folk, country and bluegrass songs to tell the