Barry first found music when he borrowed his sister's record collection when he was about eight and was hooked. When Caroline started it was a new beginning, and he listened to all the stations, but Caroline was his favourite by far. Later he became a singer in a band, then started doing discos when he was 18. He joined Caroline in 1977, touring the country with the Caroline Roadshow for 10 years, having great fun. Barry helped with tender trips and worked on the Ross Revenge in '84 and '85. ...
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Mike The Pies is a legendary, multi-award-winning venue in the historic literary and musical town of Listowel, Co. Kerry. Many of Ireland’s leading artists and performers have appeared in the intimate setting of the venue, under the watchful eye of the owner, Aiden O’Connor – whose passionate love of music is so vital to what happens in Mike The Pies. In many ways, it is a perfect setting for artists to open up about their work and their lives – which is exactly what happens in Backstage at Mike The Pies. The Podcast is produced and presented by Megan O’Donoghue.