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Catherine Finerty

image of Catherine Finerty performing live at the Midland songwriter live 2005 showcase

Catherine Finnerty, whom you may have been lucky enough to catch playing in Mullingar in a band format, appears on the Songwriters Live 2005 CD in all her acoustified solo glory. Strong melody lines and stirring arrangements have impressed many audiences and her appearance on the night was well strongly anticipated.



How long playing:

guitar since 15

How long have you been writing:

Well, I wrote my first decent song when I was 21.

What Inspired you to write:

I don't know, I just kept on slogging away until something came out . . . it's hard work, ya know.

Thoughts on the local scene:

Well, the local music scene is really male dominated - but so is the industry. It's like they don't take [women] seriously, you know what I mean?

Long-term plans:

I'm hoping to get a band together, but it's hard to find the right people.

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Songwriter Night 2007

Join us on Leap Year Night 2008 (Friday, February 29th) as brings you the 5th Annual Irish Midland Songwriter Showcase featuring five new talented artists, all singing their own original music.

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Songwriters 2007 CD

Get it here! Now available in advance from, listen to the five brilliant artists who took to the stage for the 4th annual Songwriter Showcase in 2007. Recorded live on the night, the CD will be released on the Leap Year Night at the 2008 songwriter showcase . . .

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