Imelda May


Born and raised in The Liberties area of Dublin, Imelda has become one of Ireland’s most celebrated female artists in history. Her 2008 self-written & produced album ‘Love Tattoo’ is the best-selling album of all time by a homegrown female artist in Ireland and her most recent album “11 Past the Hour” marks her fourth Number 1 album in Ireland and fourth Top 10 in the UK. Imelda was discovered by Jools Holland, who asked her to support him on tour, she has gone onto perform alongside legendary artists including Lou Reed, U2, Tom Jones, Noel Gallagher, Elvis Costello, Van Morrison & most recently appearing on albums and associated tour with Jeff Goldblum and Ronnie Wood. As well as selling millions of records worldwide, Imelda is also a Women’s Rights Activist and Poet, who released her first poetry book ‘A Lick & A Promise’ on Faber Music last year, instantly debuting at No.8 in the Irish Times Bestsellers Chart (Hardback Non Fiction).