Announcements, Website Updates and Other News
New Compilation 2 CD Set Release - 'Mary Duff - The Country Collection' - 30/10/2014
|Rosette have released a New Compilation Double CD 'The Country Collection' containing 40 Great Country Favourite Tracks|
Available to buy now from Rosette Records, iTunes and record stores.
I hope you enjoy listening to the new compliation CD and that your favourite song is included....
For Full Track Listing Click Here
Cystic Fibrosis Walk in Austria September 2014 - 30/10/2014
I was honoured to be asked to be Patron of the Paddy Kierans Memorial International Walk this year in support of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. The walk raised much needed funds towards research and support services for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families.
I thought you might like to see some photos and videos from the walk in Austria - See Cystic Fibrosis Ireland page on the website.
Mary Duff Appreciation Society Weekend - Llandudno 3rd - 6th July 2015 - 12/09/2014
I will be returning to The Grand Hotel, Llandudno again on 3rd - 6th July 2015 for the 14th Mary Duff and Friends Weekend.
For more information please call June Roberts on 01606 862898 or 07711 972364.
Photos from Mary Duff Weekend at Llandudno July 2014 - 12/09/2014
Photographs from the Mary Duff Appreciation Society Weekend at the Grand Hotel, Llandudno in July 2004 have been added to MDAS Llandudno Weekends Photo Gallery. I was joined by special guests Adrian Gosling, Chart Busters and Megan, a 16 year old singer/sonwriter from Winsford. Megan also entertained everyone in the bar on Saturday afternoon, she is a great young singer who I would like to wish the best of success in the future.
Show in The Ardboyne Hotel, Navan August 2014 - 19/08/2014
I am delighted to announce that I will be doing a show with Special Guests at The Ardboyne Hotel, Navan, Co. Meath on Saturday 30th August 2014.
Tickets are available from the Hotel Reception or Tel 00353 46 9023119.
The Hotel are doing a Dinner and Ticket offer for €40 per person.
Video from our 1st Show in Sri Lanka in March 2014 - 26/05/2014
UK Tour Dates in September 2014 - 22/03/2014
I am delighted to announce that I will be on Tour again in the UK at various venues in September 2014. I look forward to seeing you at the various venues. Further details have been added to Tour Dates Page
Will You Walk With Me to the Sound of Music in Austria in Support of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland - 02/03/2014
In September 2014 I am joining a group of people to Walk the Sound of Music in Austria on the Paddy Kieran Memorial International Walk in Support of Cystic Firbrosis Ireland. I am honoured to have been asked to be patron of the walk. For further information on the walk or to find out how to make a donation associated with my support see Cystic Fibrosis Patron page on this website
'Behind the Scenes' TV Show featuring Mary Duff Show will Air on 10th March 2014 - 01/06/2013
'Behind The Scenes' TV show featuring Mary Duff by North East TV will broadcast at 6.30pm on Monday 10th March 2014 on Sky Channel 191 and Freesat Channel 400
Daniel O'Donnell Show 2014 with Special Guest Mary Duff Tour Dates Updated - 15/01/2014
Daniel O'Donnell Show with Special Guest Mary Duff Tour Dates Page
NETV DVD of recorded Mary shows in Glasgow and Llandudno and various Daniel O'Donnell Shows in UK - 02/11/2013
In 2013, NETV attended Mary's concerts in Glasgow, Scotland and the Mary Duff Appreciation Society Weeeknd at Llandudno, Wales.
The 2 shows were broadcast on Sky and are now available to purchase on dvd for £8. They also recorded at various Daniel O'Donnell Concerts in September 2013, a DVD is also available to buy of these shows.
For further information, to watch previews or purchse DVD's visit their website creationtv.co.uk
'Opry an Luir' Mary Duff Live in Concert TV Show will Air on BBC2 NI on 27th October 2013 - 26/10/2013
The TV show recorded at The Town Hall, Newry, Northern Ireland to celebrate 25 years in the music industry will air at 10pm on 27th October 2013 on BBC2 Northern Ireland, which can also be watched in the UK on Channel 972 on Sky.
It should be available on the BBC iPlayer sometime next week - http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/ It was on TG4 on Wednesday night and can also be watched online http://www.tg4.ie/en/player.html - click on either link and then search for 'Opry an Luir'.
Hope you enjoy watching...
'Will You Walk With Me' in Austria in 2014?
Paddy Kieran's Memorial International Walk for 2014 for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland - 19/10/2013
I've recently been asked to be Patron of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, they are a wonderful group of people who do an amazing job... I will be joining the group next September 20th - 27th 2014 to walk the route of the 'Sound of Music' in Austria in aid of Cystic Fibrosis!
For more information on how you can join Team CF for the international walk to Austria click here: or Lo Call 1890 311 211.http://bit.ly/19DDXlR , email email@example.com
Pictured are brothers Cameron (age 5 Person with Cystic Fibrosis) & Justin Gannon (age 8 Person with Cystic Fibrosis) from Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Photography: Conor Healy Photography (C)
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - Remainder of Daniel O'Donnell's UK Tour Now Cancelled at Norwich, Croydon, Eastbourne, Plymouth, Cardiff, Manchester and Llandudno in October - 15/10/2013
Daniel's father in-law Tom has very sadly passed away in hospital in Tenerife. The remainder of the UK tour has now been cancelled. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused
Daniel O'Donnell Show Dates and Venues 2014 with Special Guest Mary Duff Tour Dates Added - 09/10/2013
Daniel O'Donnell Show with Special Guest Mary Duff Tour Dates in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and America in 2014 have been added to the website
Marc Roberts New Album 'Now and Then' includes Our Duet 'All I Ever Need Is You' Out Now -26/08/2013
My good friend, Marc Roberts has released his latest album 'Now and Then' which includes our Duet 'All I Ever Need Is You'.
Best of luck Marc, its a wonderful album - Available to download
Patron of Paddy Kieran's Memorial International Walk for 2014 for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland - 26/08/2013
Cystic Fibrosis Ireland are delighted to announce Mary Duff as a patron of the Paddy Kieran's Memorial International Walk for 2014.
Mary is a well known Irish singer, with over 20 years experience in the international music scene, and best known for regularly touring with Daniel O'Donnell A most popular song of Mary's is " Will You Walk With Me?" and this is exactly what we will be asking from you all in 2014, location to be announced end of October... it's beautiful!
Pictured with Mary Duff is Philip Watt (CEO) of CFI, and members of the walk committee, Bernie Murphy, Tony Griffith and Frank Godfrey.
UK Tour - September 2013 - 18/07/2013
Details of 3 shows in the UK in September 2013 have been added to Tour Dates Page
"All I Ever Need Is You" Duet Is Now Available to Download - 13/07/2013
I'm delighted to announce that my new duet single 'All I Ever Need Is You' with Marc Roberts is now available to download from the iTunes Store, Amazon, Spotify and Google MP3.
Hope you like it? Happy downloading,
Wonderful Night at the TLT Theatre in Drogheda to Celebrate 25 Years - 09/07/2013
I had a wonderful Night at the TLT Theatre in Drogheda over the weekend. Many thanks to Tommy Leddy and all his staff at the TLT. What a wonderful venue.
Also to all my guests on the night, Eimear Furlong , Matt Leavy , Maria Butterly and Marc Roberts. It was great to share the stage with so many great performs and singers.
A special thank you to my band that travel with me all the time, not just very talented musicians but wonderful people to work with and to YOU the fans that came out to support me for this performance, but also who have supported me over the last 25 years, thank you so much, hope we can continue to enjoy the musical journey.
Finally it was a special night for me to have my Family and friends in the audience.
New Single - 'All I Ever Need Is You' Duet with Marc Roberts - 07/07/2013
TV Show will Air on 27th June 2013 - 01/06/2013
The TV show recorded at Glasgow and Llandudno by Creation TV will air at 7pm on 27th June 2013 on Channel 191 on Sky and Channel 400 on Freesat
Tickets for My Irish Tour to Celebrate 25 Years are Now On Sale Online - 27/05/2013
Tickets for My Irish Tour Dates are Now On Sale Online from the Promoters Website http://www.lcmpromos.com/mdtkts.html
Details of the Dates and Venues are available on Tour Dates Page. I am delighted to say that I will be joined by special guest Marc Roberts on the whole tour and more special guests Maria Butterly, Matt Leavy and Eimear Furlong at the Show on Friday 5th July at The TLT Theatre, Drogheda.
Looking forward to seeing everyone whilst on tour in Ireland again.
Kind regards, Mary xx
'Voice of An Angel' Video by Emily & Kevin Glancy, Creation TV - 27/05/2013
Emily and Kevin recorded at my shows in Glasgow and Llandudno for a programme which is due to be shown in June on Sky Channel 191. As soon as a broadcast date and time has been confirmed I will let you all know. In the meantime here is a video which they have put together for 'Voice of An Angel'.... Enjoy
UK Tour Report - 26/05/2013
The UK Tour went very well and it was great to see so many of you at the various venues in Scotland, England and Wales. Emily and Kevin from North East Television filmed at the shows in Glasgow and Llandudno as soon as the broadcast date has been confirmed I will let you all know. Myself and the Band finished the tour in Llandudno with 3 shows at The Mary Duff Appreciation Society get together, it was another great weekend. I was joined once again by my good friend Adrian 'The Goose' Gosling and Ireland's No 1 Mime act 'Chart Busters'. We had a Mary Quiz in the bar on the Saturday afternoon and a sing-along with Adrian and Kieron on Sunday Afternoon. Many thanks to John, June and David for all their hard work in arranging it again this year and for all of you for coming along. Photos of the weekend will be added to the galleries over the coming days. A date is being finalised for the weekend again next year and will be published on my website as soon as it has been confirmed. Thanks again for your continued support.
Best wishes, Mary xxx
Leinster Entertainment Awards & UK Tour - 13/05/2013
I'm over the moon to have received my award for International Female Vocalist at The Leinster Entertainment Awards and had such fun performing to a great audience, Thank you! A video of me singing 'Voice of An Angel' at the awards ceremony and photos from the evening have been added to the website.
I am currently on tour in the UK, it is great meeting up with you all again, the shows are going really well. See you on the road,
Fans Photos from UK Tour Added - 13/05/2013
Fans Photos from UK Tour in May 2013 have been added to the Fans Photos 2 Gallery
Irish Tour Dates and Venues Confirmed to Celebrate 25 Years - 13/05/2013
Details of my Irish Tour in July to celebrate 25 years in the music business have now been confirmed and have been added to Tour Dates Page. I am delighted to say that I will be joined by special guest Marc Roberts.
Irish Tour to Celebrate 25 Years in July 2013 - 03/05/2013
Details are currently being finalised for an Irish Tour between 4th and 14th July 2013 to celebrate 25 years in the music business. I am delighted to say that I will be joined by special guest Marc Roberts. As soon as all details have been sorted the dates, venues and contact numbers will be announced on my website. I look forward to seeing you during the tour.
TV Programme - Music Express on Sky Showcase on 28th April 2013 at 9pm - 19/04/2013
I recorded a TV Show for Music Express on Sky Showcase Channel 191 earlier this week, which will be broadcast on Sunday 28th April at 9pm.
New Photo Gallery Added St. Patrick's Day Parade 2013 - 19/04/2013
Photographs from the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland on 17th March 2013, where I was honoured to be Grand Marshall in the year of the gathering
Tickets available to Shows at Grand Hotel, Llanduno - 29/03/2013
Tickets are available to Mary Duff and Friends Shows on Friday 17th, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May at Grand Hotel, Llandudno if you cannot attend the whole weekend at £20 per ticket.
Telephone June Roberts on 01606 862898 or 07711 972364 for further information
Albisgutli Country Music Festival, Zurich, Switzerland- 05/03/2013
On Wednesday 13th March 2013, Mary and the Mary Duff Band will be performing at the Albisgutli Country Music Festival in Zurich, Switzerland. Further details can be found on the Festival Website - http://www.albisguetli.ch/
Highland Radio Interview 4th March 2013 - 04/03/2013
Tune into www.highlandradio.com at 9pm tonight, Monday 4th March, when I will be in the studio in Letterkenny with Packie Keeney talking about my new single 'The Water is Wide', various plans to celebrate my 25th year in the music business, having a new album in the pipeline and an Irish concert tour this summer.
I look forward to your company,
Biography Update - 04/03/2013
Marys Biography Updated for 2012 and to include 2013
Honoured to be Grand Marshall at St. Patrick's Day Parade in Drogheda 2013 - 01/03/3013
I am honoured to have been asked to be the 'Grand Marshall' at this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade in Drogheda, County Louth.
Looking forward to the Day and also to meeting all of the past Grand Marshall's who will be there in this year of "The Gathering".
Here is a link to the newspaper article
I have included this photo in my gallery on the website
Photos from LMFM Radio Station Interview Added to - Marys Photos - 19/02/2013 & 21/02/3013
Photo with Gerry Kelly, Brendan Cummins and me signing the visitors book in the foyer at LMFM radio station yesterday. Photographs (C) LMFM. Photos from other radio stations and one with the Legendary Andy Williams, whom I had the pleasure of meeting at his Moon River Restaurant, Branson, Missouri
Radio Interviews 19th - 24th February 2013 - 19/02/2013
I am doing more Radio Interviews over the next few days promoting my new single and celebrating 25 years in the music industry.
Tuesday 19th Feb at 7.30pm with Bernie Kane, Ocean FM, Sligo
Tuesday 19th Feb at 8pm with Ger Sweeney, Radio Preston, UK
Wednesday 20th Feb 9-10pm with Tomm Dowling, KCLR Radio
Friday 22nd Feb at 3.20pm with Pascall O'Connor, Limerick West Radio
Sunday 24th Feb at 4pm with Jimmy Neary on "Shades of Green", Dundalk FM
Declan at LCM Promotions is arranging more interviews and I will let you know when they have been confirmed.
You can now listen to my interview on 18th February with Gerry Kelly on Late Lunch Show, LMFM Radio online www.lmfm.ie
Photo from Sunday World County Music Awards Added to Marys Photos - 19/02/2013
Photo with Declan from LCM Promotions Added to My Photo Gallery
Radio Interview - LMFM on 18 February 2013 at 1.15pm - 18/02/13
I will be doing a live radio interview on my local radio station LMFM at 1.15pm later today, 18/02/2013. You can tune in on 98.5 FM or listen online www.lmfm.ie
New Single "The Water Is Wide" - 16/02/2013
I have been busy promoting my new single on various radio programmes over the last week or so. You can listen to Howard Myers from Irish Country Music Radio via this link http://www.howardmyers.eu/Mary_Duff_Interview.mp3. Please request my new single on your local radio station.
Female Vocalist of the Year, Sunday World Country Music Awards - 02/02/2013
I had a great time at the Sunday World Country Music Awards at Mullingar Park Hotel on 30th January topping off the night by picking up the award for "Female Vocalist of the Year".
This was extra special for me as I celebrate 25 years singing professionally this year. I entered a talent competition ran by the Sunday World all those years ago and won it, starting a great musical journey that has taken me all over the world.
Before the awards night, my singing partner and good friend Daniel O'Donnell wrote a lovely article in his column in the Sunday World about the award.... I thought you might like to read it - http://www.sundayworld.com/columnists/daniel-odonnell.php
Thank you all for being part of my musical journey over the last 25 years....
UK Tour Dates Announced in May 2013 - 23/01/201
I am delighted to announce that Myself and My Band will be in the UK again in May 2013. The Dates and Venues can be found on the Tour Dates Page. I look forward to seeing as many of you at venues as possible.
Thanks for your continued support.
Daniel O'Donnell Show 2013 with Special Guest Mary Duff Tour Dates Added - 30/12/2012
To Daniel O'Donnell Show with Special Guest Mary Duff Tour Dates Page
Watch TG4's Programme Daniel O'Donnell : 30 Years in Showbusiness Online - 30/12/2012
You can watch the special programme celebrating Daniel's 30 years in Showbusiness with Special Guests Marc Roberts, Lisa McHugh, Michael English and Myself recorded at the Millenium Forum, Derry in October
Exclusive Footage for TV Show Behind the Scences at Glasgow - 14/10/2012
Exclusive footage for TV show of Daniel O'Donnell and Mary Duff behind the scenes at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall being interviewed by Emily Glancy.
Photos added to Various Concerts and Misc and Fans Photos 2 Gallery - 12/10/2012
2 Photos added to Various Concerts and Misc Album taken at the Millennium Forum, Derry on 7th October 2012 -Thanks to Marc Roberts for the Photos. 1 Photo added to Fans Photos 2 from the same concert. Please email any photos for the fans gallery to firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel O'Donnell Show with Special Guests Mary Duff, Marc Roberts, Lisa McHugh and Michael English at The Millennium Forum, Derry, Northern Ireland on Sunday 7th October 2012 - 05/09/2012
Daniel O'Donnell celebrating 30 years in the Music Industry with Special Guests. Tickets available from Millennium Forum Box Office on 028 7126 4455. Details added to Daniel O'Donnell Tour Dates
Shows at The Stepping Stone Bar and Riverbank Function Room, Dungloe, Co. Donegal, Ireland in July and August 2012 - 09/07/2012
Thursday 19th & Friday 20th July 2012 and Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th August 2012. Details added to Tour Dates
New Photo Gallery Added St. Chad's Church, Winsford - 19/04/2012
Photographs taken at the show at St. Chad's Church in Winsford on 24th May 2012
Date for Mary Duff Appreciation Society Weekend May 2013 - 04/07/2012
Friday 17th - Monday 20th May 2013. Details added to Tour Dates
Tickets Still Available for the Show at St. Chads Church, Winsford on Thursday 24th May 2012 - 19/05/2012
Tickets are available from The Old Star Pub, Swanlow Lane, Darnhall, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 4BL or can be collected on the door.
Photo added to Fans Photos 2 Gallery - 12/05/2012
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Photos added to Fans Photos 2 Gallery - 13/04/2012
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Tickets available for the Shows at Llandudno in May 2012 - 10/04/2012
Tickets are available for the shows on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May 2012 during the 'Mary & Friends Weekend' at The Grand Hotel, Llandudno.
Contact June Roberts on 01606 862898 07711 972364 for further information.
New Show at St. Chad's Parish Church, Winsford, Cheshire on 24th May 2012 - 18/03/2012
Details are on the Tour Dates Page
Greetings from Australia... - 09/03/2012
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Photos added to Fans Photos 2 Album - 09/03/2012
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Country Crossroads Interview from Australia 2011 - 27/02/2012
A short promo for Country Crossroads Mary Duff Special filmed at Mary's Concert in Frankston, Australia in August 2011
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