Maria Doyle Kennedy has spent much of her life on the road, touring with her husband Kieran.
The new album Fire on the Roof of Eden was released in May 2021 and was nominated for album of the year by the Irish Times. Recorded in their kitchen , the album is full of the sounds of their lives, Maria’s singing, Kieran’s music and the battery of contradictory feelings that seemed to come in waves..Anger, frustration, gratitude, calm, dancing, surrender, tenderness ,tears......It is 28 tracks and 72 minutes of a song into the world.
Most recent acting roles include Birdy in KIN for which Maria won an IFTA.
Maria has directed the short films A Different Kind Of Day and Colour Code.
Irish music magazine Hot Press called her "one of Ireland's greatest vocalists and a national treasure”.