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Derek Ryan

Appearing at McWilliam Park Hotel December 30th

Derek Ryan is an Irish singer. He was born in Garryhill, County Carlow, Ireland, is a Country and Irish singer, and previously a pop singer as part of Irish boy band D-Side (2001–2006). He has also established his own production house and label, Ryan Records. From the age of twelve, Derek Ryan had musical aspirations performing regularly at social events with his brother Adrian as the Ryan Brothers. Having grown up in Garyhill near Carlow town, Derek was bred into loving Irish traditional music by his family. Derek took part in fleadh ceoils and became a winner of two all-Ireland titles in both bodhrán and ceili drumming.  

Derek has won countless accolades including Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year and Best Live Performer. However, Derek is most proud of the award winning recognition for his songwriting abilities at the Sunday World and Irish Country Music Awards (ICMAs).

Derek fulfilled a long cherished dream of recording in the USA, working with Nashville producing ‘royalty’, Jeff Balding whose studio credits include Don Henley, Dolly Parton and Shania Twain. He collaborated too with a top notch team of musicians who play for superstars such as Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum.

Derek Ryan is appearing at McWilliam Park Hotel on December 30th. Doors open at 9.30 Pm, Derek Ryan on stage at 11.00 Pm until 1.00 am

  • Neat Dress Essentail. No runners/trainers allowed.
  • Valid Government issued photographic ID required for entry.
  • Management reserve the right to refuse admission.
  • Tickets on the door are €15.00 euros per person


Why not make a night of it and stay with us here at the 4 star McWilliam Park Hotel, enjoy complimentary use of our leisure facilities. Upgrade to one of our executive bedrooms. Elegantly and stylishly designed combining soft muted tones and sophisticated colour palettes with King sized beds and pillow top mattresses. Each boasts a 52-inch SMART LED TV, coffee machine with a selection of coffee pods, soft mellow lighting, monsoon power showers, complimentary toiletries and complimentary high speed wi-fi.