Tuam, County Galway
Darragh O'Dea is an Irish folk songwriter. Formerly of Strange Boats, a band hiatus and 18 months living in the North of Thailand helped to drum up a welcomed resurgence in songwriting which led to him pursuing a solo project .
His debut solo release 'Ballygaddy Bridge', a bewitching reverie about childhood and Tuam's favourite swimming hole where generations of locals spent their summers; learning to swim and jumping from the bridge, a true rite of passage in the town, has been warmly received and has garnered airplay on RTE Radio 1, Dublin South FM, Galway Bay FM & Near FM.
Second single, "A Man's Just a Man, A Woman's Something More", was released on International Women's Day 2018 (8/3/18) and was premiered on Rte Radio 1.
Darragh has toured extensively in Ireland, the UK and Europe throughout his musical career.
Darragh is currently recording his debut album in Sun Street Studios Tuam, Co. Galway