The Irish Farmers Journal Country Sound Awards night was another stellar success this year.
Awards were presented to 22 acts on the night held at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on Monday, 9 March.
Irish Country Living editor Mairead Lavery says the night was a fantastic celebration of Irish talent.
“It is lovely to recognise people with a long track record in the industry and people who are going to be the stars of the future,” she says.
Female Singer of the Year Award:
Country Duo of the Year:
Dominick Kirwan and Mary Duff
Hall of Fame:
Country Performer of the Year:
Country Concert Performer of the Year:
The Bachelors in Trouble
Acoustic Country Album of the Year:
John Hogan, Back To Basics
Country Family Showcase:
The Moynihan Brothers
Vocalist of the Year:
Personality of the year:
Ireland’s Most Promising New Country Singer:
Country Folk Album of the Year:
Pat McKenna, Songs From The Heartland
Lifetime of Country Service:
Country Single of the Year:
Maria Butterly, You Are My Heaven
Smooth and Cool Country:
Down the Decades Appreciation Award:
For your weekly fix of news and interviews from the country music world, check out the Country Sound section in Irish Country Living.