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Mike Hanrahan Books & Biography


<p>Ballymaloe-trained chef, songwriter and Stockton’s Wing frontman Mike Hanrahan has worked with a who’s who of the Irish music scene since the 1970s.</p><p>Beginning his professional career with Maura O’Connell, he joined Stockton’s Wing in 1980, when he wrote the ground-breaking and critically acclaimed album LIGHT IN THE WESTERN SKY, including hit songs ‘Beautiful Affair’ and ‘Walk away’. Mike has collaborated with the Dubliners, Sharon Shannon, The Fureys, De Dannan and Leslie Dowdall, and shared a stage with Michael Jackson and Sammy Davis Jnr.</p><p>Throughout his musical life, Mike has pursued his passion for food, collecting, swapping and serving up recipes gathered along the way from family, friends and fellow musicians, including Ronnie Drew, Pat Shortt and a surprising cast of colourful characters.</p>

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