"Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, MIKE HANRAHAN was Born in ENNIS CO.CLARE
1977 began professional career with Maura O Connell in a duo called TUMBLEWEED performing a mixture of American Country songs from, Gram Parsons ,Willie Nelson , Emmylou Harris , Richard and Linda Thomson , Neil Young and a few of Mikes own compositions. Tumbleweed toured the Irish Folk Circuit and appeared at the first Lisdoonvarna Music Festival.
1979 Helped Stocktons Wing on the recording of their second Album TAKE A CHANCE the title taken from one of Mikes songs .
1980 Joined Stocktons Wing in April and toured extensively throughout Europe and US with Stockton's Wing."