Dustin the Turkey is a popular character on the RTE children's programme, The Den, since the 1980s. He has lasted for so long as he appeals to both children and adults. He makes appearances outside of The Den, including an annual appearance on The Late Late Show Toy Show special at Christmas where he makes fun of the show's regular host Pat Kenny, as he did with the previous host, Gay Byrne. More recently he has turned his attention to other Irish television personalities, such as Eddie Hobbs, Ryan Tubridy and Derek Mooney.
Eoghan Quigg (born 12 July 1992) is an Irish pop singer who finished third in the fifth series of the British television music talent contest The X Factor in 2008. As a result of his X Factor success, Quigg was due to be signed by Simon Cowell, X Factor creator/producer and owner and CEO of Syco Records, but was instead signed to RCA after Cowell's offer was withdrawn. Eoghan Quigg grew up in Dungiven, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He lives at home with his parents, his two younger brothers Dylan and Calum, and baby sister Chrissie Mia (who was born during the X Factor finals).
Starting in late summer 2007 and having numerous lineup changes, FCIC finally found a steady lineup in early 2008. Playing their debut gig in February and been going strong since. The band take the typical scremo structure and mix it up in there own way. With their new EP "Here You Stand Alone" to be released in Summer 2008 and gigs up and down the country planned.
Niall Horan (born 13th September 1993) is a 20-year old boy from Mullingar, Ireland. He is a member of a five-piece boyband, One Direction (formed in 2010). Before he competed in the UK and Ireland singing competition "The X Factor", he played numerous gigs around the country including as a support act for Lloyd Daniels (in Dublin). He then took up the challenge of applying to the X Factor 2010 whereby he entered as a solo artist.
Indie / Classic Rock / Gothic Vocals & Guitar: Liam O'Shea
Bass: William Magnier
Drums: James Spillane
There is more than one artist with this name: 1 The Blizzards are an Irish band from Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland formed in 2003. The band is made up of Niall Breslin (Lead vocals & guitar), Justin Ryan (Lead guitar), Dec Murphy (Drums), Anthony Doran (Bass) and Aidan Lynch (Keyboards and acoustic guitar). They performed one song described as Ska but claim they are not a Ska-Pop band (recent radio interview).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_Male_(band) Rogue Male were a British heavy metal band from the mid 1980s. Rogue Male was the brainchild of Northern Ireland born singer/guitairst Jim Lyttle, who had previously been in the seminal Northern Irish punk band Pretty Boy Floyd and The Gems. Moving to London in the early 1980s he decided to put together a band that would mix punk styles and aggression with the more metal sounds of the NWOBHM bands of the time.
Fiddlers’ Bid are internationally respected as leading exponents of their unique musical heritage and rich fiddle tradition and are global ambassadors for Shetland. A dynamic four fiddle front line joins with a powerhouse of piano, bass, guitar and Scottish harp to create a “display of stunning virtuosity”. Since their formation in 1991, the "flying fiddles and furious talent" of Fiddlers’ Bid have astounded audiences all over the world with their expressive, high energy music and performance. "Beware: Fiddlers’ Bid is infectious and habit-forming”.