Original Irish Drovers
tapping music and sentimental ballads go hand in hand when the Irish
Drovers take their popular music around the Club, Hotel & Theatre circuit
as well as their regular appearances on Luxury Cruises.
The group comprises four vocal instrumentalists who between them play
guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass, harmonica and penny whistle.
“We like to keep our audience entertained with a mixture of song, comedy,
music & friendly repartee” says Myles Mooney of the Irish Drovers, one of
the world’s most successful Irish Showgroups.
As the most frequently featured artists at The Sydney Hilton Hotel, this
remarkable quartette of lively Irish lads were habitual guests on every
major TV Station in Australia.
Celebrating over 20 years in show business, The Irish Drovers started life
on Channel 9’s “Super Flying Fun Show” a spot which they maintained for
five consecutive years.
The group has gone from strength to strength and they have only had five
member changes in the 20 years the group has been together.
“The Drovers” as they are known to their many fans, are a headline act in
top Clubs & Showrooms all over Australia. They frequently entertain on the
world’s most prestigious cruise ship, the QE11 – not just out of Australia
but often they are flown to New York, Japan or London to commence various
Anyone who has seen The Irish Drovers in Concert realise why this great
group continues to enjoy such tremendous success. The cabaret performance
is usually a fast moving 2 - 2 1/2 hour show with the emphasis on
entertainment with a touch of blarney. At times the boys may be joined by
some traditionally costumed dancers for a dazzling display of music and
In most situations The Irish Drovers add Aussie Bush Ballads & Modern
Country & Folk Music and traditional Irish Ballads to their already
extensive repertoire. Their range of costume covers everything from the
casual to the strictly formal.
Winners of the Australian Heritage Award for Excellence, and with several
nominations for the Mo Award to their credit, plus they have just added
their 3rd LP to their growing list of singles, this quartet of Myles,
Sean, Jackie and Ian continue to offer world class entertainment.
They have very successfully toured theatres in Victoria, Queensland and
South Australia as well as appearances in Hong Kong for the World Rugby
The Irish Drovers – synonymous with a great night out!