Through his writing/production partnerships with great people in Ireland and the USA
Paul McDonnell has built a body of work that is finally getting some solid recognition.
Paul is a multi award winner writer claiming first prize in 2011 and 2014 at The Christy Hennessy Song Competition with "Superman"(McDonnell/Molloy) and "Be All You Can Be" ( McDonnell/Molloy/Flynn)
In 1994 Paul teamed up with producer/writer David Molloy. Dave is also the director/producer at Cellar Club Studios www.cellarclub.com Recently their songs - Superman, Heartbreak Pier, Funny Road, Welcome To The Real World, Life Like Mine and Pray have been recorded by multi platinum selling artists Tommy Fleming, De Danann and up and coming artists Richie Hayes, Valerie Armstrong.
In June 2012 They wrote a song “ TAKE A LOOK AROUND YOU for “ The Quays Shopping Centre Newry” - It ran on Major TV and National Radio for 6 months.
“Lyrically very clever & musically beautiful - terrific” Pat Kenny, Newstalk
“This is simply stunning!” Paul Power on KFM Radio
“instantly appealing...classy stuff” Hot Press album review
“Heartfelt” *** Irish Mail on Sunday album review
“Every song on the album is such an eloquent story so wonderfully told” Musician.ie album review