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13/02/2019, Athy Heritage Centre Museum - Posts

Athy Heritage Centre Museum - Posts
Neil Hannon of the band Devine Comedy makes a visit to the Museum, as part of the Made of Athy Project, honouring musicians who came from or have connections to Athy and its locality. Neil’s family links to the town are not that well known. His ancestors were the owners of the local mills at Athy, Ardreigh, Levitstown and Prumplestown. His grandfather left the district just over 100 years ago in 1917 to go to the Shankill in Belfast as a Protestant missionary. His grand uncles John Coulston and Norman Leslie died serving in the First World War as well as two of their first cousins.

13/02/2019, Neil Hannon's Kildare roots explored and commemorated - Leinster Leader

Neil Hannon's  Kildare roots explored and commemorated - Leinster Leader
Divine Comedy singer learns extensive family history during Athy visit

13/02/2019, Athy Boat Tours - Posts

Athy Boat Tours - Posts
Plaque unveiling at Ardreigh for Neil Hannon at the site of Hannons Mill.

13/02/2019, Athy Boat Tours - Posts

Athy Boat Tours - Posts
The plaque.

13/02/2019, Athy Boat Tours - Posts

Athy Boat Tours - Posts
We had Neil Hannon of the Divine comedy on board today before the unveiling of the plaque at the site in Ardreigh of his grandfather's mill. The plan was to take him down on the barge but mother nature had other ideas as the river has risen rapidly and scuppered our plans. The unveiling is at Ardreigh at 4:00pm so head on down folks!!

13/02/2019, The Divine Comedy - Regeneration (album review ) | Sputnikmusic

The Divine Comedy - Regeneration (album review ) | Sputnikmusic
The Divine Comedy - Regeneration review: The Radiohead album that nobody asked for.

13/02/2019, The Divine Comedy - Promenade (album review ) | Sputnikmusic

The Divine Comedy - Promenade (album review ) | Sputnikmusic
The Divine Comedy - Promenade review: All hail one of the best chamber pop albums of all time.

05/02/2019, Kildare town to honour Neil Hannon and John Minihan this weekend - Leinster Leader

Kildare town to honour Neil Hannon and John  Minihan this weekend - Leinster Leader
Singer and photographer both have family roots in town

05/02/2019, IL ROCK DI ULTIMA GENERAZIONE A ROMA

IL ROCK DI ULTIMA GENERAZIONE A ROMA
Bad Ambassador to be played by an Italian cover band
“21St Century Songs” con Alessio Zanti (pianoforte), Stefano Antonelli (chitarra), Andrea Merli (batteria). L’appuntamento da non mancare è per…

05/02/2019, The Divine Comedy - Fin De Siecle (album review ) | Sputnikmusic

The Divine Comedy - Fin De Siecle (album review ) | Sputnikmusic
The Divine Comedy - Fin De Siecle review: A masterpiece of pre-millennial, angsty chamber pop.

05/02/2019, The Divine Comedy - A Short Album About Love (album review ) | Sputnikmusic

The Divine Comedy - A Short Album About Love (album review ) | Sputnikmusic
The Divine Comedy - A Short Album About Love review: A bombastic yet unessential mini album.

03/02/2019, 20 YEARS AGO: The Divine Comedy - National Express

20 YEARS AGO: The Divine Comedy - National Express
Both celebrating and taking the piss out of British society, this 1999 hit was released as the third single from The Divine Comedy's 6th album 'Fin de Siècle', reaching number eight on the UK Singles Chart. The naggingly catchy, almost Broadway-like song is based on Neil Hannon's observations of life from the window of a National Express coach.