Mary Courtney & Morning Star

Mary Courtney & Morning Star

 New York City, New York, USA

Mary Courtney Morning Star play a combination of Irish Traditional Music Songs that will make you want get up and dance away your cares. Mary's voice is beautiful, her songs are heartfelt sincere. This combination of musicians are a joy to behold with their energy obvious love of the music


Kerry born native, Mary Courtney, formed the band in 1982 in the Bronx. Over the years the band has recorded several albums, and has played on the local & US festival circuits. The current line up are a stellar group of talented musicians. Influences are: The Bothy Band, Solas, Lunasa, and Christy Moore (just to name a few).
Playing music is our life and we are so grateful for the gift of music that we have been given. To be able to survive in this tough business and in this economy is a blessing. We are happy to be releasing our new live album, 'Live from The 33rd County, and we hope to travel to more festivals and concerts here in the States and Internationally as well.


Band CD's:
'Live From The 33rd County'

Live From The 33rd County'
Mary's Solo CD's:
'Sceil Eile' (Another Story)

'The Sky Belongs to Dreamers'

Set List

Derry City
Is Mise Eire
The Sky Belongs to Dreamers
Crooked Jack
Whiskey in the Jar
Come By the Hills
Back Home in Derry
The Voyage of St. Brendan
The Green and Red of Mayo
The Newry Highwayman
Rocky Road to Dublin
Raggle Taggle Gypsy
Tom Crean
The Skylark
The Patriot Game
...just to name a few!

PLUS: a variety of jigs, reels, hornpipes, & slow airs