About Shane


Shane Ó Fearghail is an Irish Singer-songwriter living in Vienna. From Dublin, his musical style fits neatly into the Irish Indie Folk box.


Thanks to you and all your votes folks!

We are delighted to announce that ‘Born From Tradition’ has made the finals of the CeltCast Fantasy Awards 2021 – in The Netherlands.
The album has been shortlisted in the “Best Album” category. ‘Ná Bí Buartha’ has also been shortlisted in the “Best Song” category.
What that means simply is – we made the finals in both categories.

 Go raibh míle maith agaibh faoin gach rud  – Thanks a million for all your votes.
Find out more here 


Released – Friday 23rd April 2021

Click here to watch the ‘New England’
The New Animated Short

What happened in March
St Patricks Weekend Virtual Concert Live From Phoenix


“Trasna na gCianta” selected for the R.T.E. Radio 1 Recommends List two weeks running
(Irelands National Radio Broacdaster)


What the Press are saying

Born From Tradtion
“Shane creates a depth of meaning that is compelling in his songs”
Mark Lysagth – Irish Music Magazine

Shane Ó Fearghail’s new album is a pearl waiting to be discovered.”
Adrian Coleașă – Midnight Burst Romania

They Might See Dolphins
“They Might See Dolphins is a beautifully crafted album”
Jeff Burns – Sad Opera Entertainment Dublin

Everything You Need Is Here
“Only one way to describe it, totally brilliant form start to finish. Congrats”
Jackie Hayden – Hot Press

The Watcher & The Comet
“A diligent line between Bowie & REM. Feels like a forgotten classic”
Eamon De Paor ~ The Metro 


Shane Ó Fearghail & The Host are one of those bands that grabs you from the first minute and won’t let them go.
 A wonderful live band” Harald Neger – Donauinselfest / We Serve You Better

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Roll On The Wind - The Last Single

Most Recent Album

Born From Tradition

‘Born From Tradition’ is Shane’s fourth album release. A folk affair it contains ten ballads. In Irish and English and comprising six self penned original tracks as well as four trad standards, this new album is about re-connection. ‘New England’ is the third single and video release from the album – 23rd April 2021.

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Shane Ó Fearghail

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Trasna na gCianta

Quotes from the Press

It's all about the music

  • Mark Lysagth – Irish Music Magazine
    Shane creates a depth of meaning that is compelling in his songs, painting atmospheric soundscapes effortlessly
  • Jackie Hayden, Hot Press
    Just listening to the new Shane Ó Fearghail album. Only one way to describe it, totally brilliant form start to finish. Congrats. I hope it does as well as it deserves
  • Lauren Murphy, The Irish Times
    This Dubliner makes the sort of music that you can imagine on heavy rotation on radio stations in Germany, Austria & Switzerland!
  • Eamon De Paor, The Metro
    The songs are endlessly slick and tastefully assembled
  • DJ Sinister Pete, Phantom FM
    Hard to pigeon hole… One minute you’re hearing the heartfelt warblings of the singer songwriter, next they’re rocking it out with the best of them and that’s what makes this Dubliner stand out

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