Peter Burke


Winner of:
Local Entertainer of the Year
Songwriter of the Year(Tipp Midwest Radio)

Currently doing the dance circuit as a solo performer, Peter is playing in no-less than seventeen counties in Ireland and on occasions can be found touring Europe. He is not only a performer, he is a renowned song writer and has penned songs for some of the greats including: Johnny Barrett, Louise Morrisey, Patrick Feeney, Sean Wilson, Paddy O'Brien, Kevin Collins(Canada), Pete Creighton, Dermot Lyons, Willie Relihan, Limelite(Armagh) and many more.

Born in London, of Irish parents, his family moved back to Mallow, Co Cork when he was three. From there he moved to Ballinahinch, Birdhill, Co Tipperary where he is now living with his wife Maura and three children, Katelyn , Leona and Erin.

Peter has five albums to date with his fourth album, "Best of Three", featuring the most requested songs from his first three albums. On his fifth album, titled "From Ireland", Peter pays tribute to one of his many influences on his career with a song he penned after his death "The Great Dermot O'Brien". Other influences on Peters career was the guitar playing and music of Glen Campbell and songwriting ability of Dolly Parton, to name but a few.

Looking to the future, Peter is now working on a new album which will contain brand new material that he has written himself including his latest single "The Galtymore", which holds fond memories for Peter and was played at the venue on the night the doors of the Galtymore closed for the final time.

A much sought after musician, Peter has played in previous bands such as Lucky Numbers, Fantasy, Erins Ghost, Johnny Carroll, The Dixies, Jimmy Buckley and Linda Martin.


"Best of Three"


1. Lisdoonvarna In The County Clare
2. Laharn Cross
3. Joe Banes
4. Far Away In Australia
5. I Watched Her Smile
6. You Cant Turn Back The Years
7. You Mean So Much To Me
8. Polkas
9. The Passing Of Time
10. Keltic Party Mix
11. Lucky Stars
12. How Long More?
13. You Send Me Your Love
14. Whiskey In The Jar
15. Whistling Rufas
16. A Road Never Ends

"From Ireland"


1. Irish Lullaby
2. Tears of an Exile
3. Eileen O'Grady
4. The Great Dermot O'Brien
5. Hello Patsy Fagan
6. A Song For Ireland
7. Memories of Mayo
8. Never Grow Old
9. Isle of Hope - Isle of Tears
10. Killarney and You
11. These are My Mountains
12. Horses & Plough
13. Irish Jigs
14. Danny Boy

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Song Samples

The Galtymore - New Single
You Cant Turn Back the Years - Best Of Three
How Long More? - Best Of Three
A Road Never Ends - Best Of Three

The Galtymore - New Single