Darragh O’Dea is a songwriter known for his narrative lyrics and poetic portrayals of life in an ever-changing Ireland. Hailing from Galway, Darragh’s songs capture the moods and elements of his surroundings and are delivered with an alluring honesty.
Having spent 2019 touring with Irish folk titans The Whileaways and John Spillane, Darragh is making his debut appearance at a UK festival with this year’s Moseley Folk & Arts Festival ahead of his 2020 debut album release.
“Great imagery and poetry” – Ruth Smith (Simply Folk, RTE Radio 1)
“Darragh O’Dea has emerged as a solo artist gaining a reputation as a songwriter of deep expression. His latest release, ‘The Mary Robinson EP’ is a deeply reflective and thoughtful offering. It is a wonderful journey that asks the questions, and yet has not the arrogance to offer a set of prescribed answers but allows for reflection and thought” – Seamus Ruttledge, Poet