Leslie Dowdall, one of Ireland’s leading vocalists and singer songwriters first came to prominence with In Tua Nua. With Leslie as lead vocalist, In Tua Nua recorded four albums and played and toured with bands including U2, Simple Minds, Bob Dylan, and The Pretenders. They headlined tours in the USA, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, as well as in the UK and Ireland. Since 2009 she has been collaborating with Mike Hanrahan (Stockton’s Wing) in writing and performing, leading to numerous tours over the years, including their most recent “Heart of Gold” tour in 2019. In 2017 Leslie also started working with “Music Generation”, teaching music to around 600 children per week. Occasionally, Leslie still performs with her former band In Tua Nua. Mike Hanrahan is singer-songwriter and guitarist who played with Stockton’s Wing for 15 years. Amongst his most well-known compositions are ‘Beautiful Affair’ and ‘Walkaway’, both recorded by Stockton’s Wing.