It’s been all go at GH HQ this last while!  Firing Pin is out now and  is available to download on all good music platforms (iTunes, Google Play Store, Amazon Music, CD Baby) and available in CD format directly from me on  You can also purchace the CD from a limited number of shops
Tower Records, Dawson Street, Dublin
Freebird Records, Wicklow Street, Dublin
Classified Records, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Birdy’s Newsagents, Carrickmacross, Co.Monaghan
Keegan’s Newsagents, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan

I’ve been getting some great feedback and reviews

Tony Clayton Lea took to the record and put a piece in the Irish Times on Friday

Ceol Caint reviewed the CD

As did MusicWand

U&I Magazine did both an interview and a Review (9/10 if you don’t mind!) in their October issue

A few wee gigs this week to warm up for the launch on Friday night – hope to see you there!! 🙂 

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Gráinne Hunt is a contemporary folk singer and songwriter, raised in Monaghan and based in Kildare, Ireland. With consistently on-point, captivating vocals and well-honed, insightful songs, Grainne has shared stages with Glen Hansard and U2, has opened for Gladys Knight, Eagle Eye Cherry and the Bay City Rollers, and has been compared to vocal icons Tracy Chapman and Nathalie Merchant.

Her ‘gorgeous new album’ (Mathieu Norry RTE Radio 1), This Secret, was released in September 2019. ‘[A] seamlessly gentle fusion of Irish folk and Nashville backing, together with Gráinne’s gorgeous, slightly throaty vocal delivery’ (, it was recorded with Thomm Jutz (Nanci Griffith, Maura O’Connell) and features the skills of Mark Fain (Ry Cooder) on bass and Lynn Williams (John Hiatt) on drums.  

2019 also saw the release of an Irish folk album, Songs from Ireland, recorded with award winning guitarist Brendan Walsh. Recorded last year in Soundville Studios Luzern, it includes songs Buachaill on Eirne and Raglan Road. 

Despite 2020 cancellations, over the various lockdown periods Gráinne performed for the #IrelandPerforms initiative, joined Axis Ballymun for Cruinniú na nÓg & #SummerSessions, founded, created the first #AdventCalendarofSong (solo recordings of 24 Christmas songs released on social media every day in December) which included a collaboration with German choir Cantus Domus on a beautiful version of The Wexford Carol, and joined U2, Glen Hansard, and others for The Late Late Show Charity Busk.  


Songs From Ireland

Firing Pin

This Secret

Breathe Arvo party Remix