Cork, County Cork
Laura Duff, winner of the IYMA’s Paul Clancy Songwriting Award in 2015 hails from Limerick but spends most of her time in Cork where she is studying music in UCC. After being awarded the Paul Clancy Songwriting Award, Laura played for the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, in Dublin Castle in late December of 2015 where she shared the bill with Dublin indie-rockers, Little Green Cars. Since, she has supported the likes of Dublin duo Hudson Taylor, Roisin O, Christof Van der Ven of Bear’s Den and esteemed British singer-songwriter, Lewis Watson. She was also selected for this year’s Whelan’s Ones To Watch Festival. Laura and her band released their debut single “Up to You", which premiered on Nialler9 (https://nialler9.com/laura-duff-debut-single/) in November 2018, with the second single "The Other Side" released in December. Her debut E.P, “For Your Company" was released on February 27th, 2019.