Michael Banahan

Roscommon native and founding member of Traditional/Folk group Rig the Jig, Michael has been involved in the music business for many years and has released in total nine critically acclaimed albums, three solo albums, one album with Irish folk duo The Baileys and five albums with internationally renowned folk group Rig the Jig. Founder of GoodWood Music a record label set up to support original Irish talent from all genres of music. The label release records worldwide through partnerships developed in the UK and the USA. From an early age Michael has been singing and collecting songs, with a passion for story songs and in recent years his hand has turned to writing songs some of which can be found on Rig the Jig recordings.