Paddy Reilly Has, over the years, played a vital and important role as a performer and entertainer in the field of traditional Irish music.
His mature voice and inimitable style have endeared him to millions at home and abroad. In recent times he has become a dominant force in his chosen musical genre.
The phenomenal and unparalleled sales of his Dolphin single and LP, both entitled "The Fields Of Athenry", reflect not only his qualities as a consummate artiste, but also the magnitude of his achievement.
When an artist has produced a record of such outstanding merit as "The Fields Of Athenry" it is often a daunting task to find a selection of songs to sustain that high standard.
Happily, Paddy has produced a set of excellent songs on this, his latest Dolphin record. The release of "The Old Refrain" assures the continued success of Paddy Reilly as a veritable giant on the Irish folk scene.