Anthony Kearns
Last updated: 23/12/06

I have decided to discontinue updating this site. In recent times I haven't had the time needed to gather information. You can still find concert information on the fan sites (see links below).

A fund has been set up to give support to the music students in Anthony's old school; the F.C.J. Convent, programs that foster Irish traditional music, and Irish-born voice students at the conservatory level.

Email Anthony
Email: Conor Farren
(Anthony's singing tutor)
Music Fund
Enniscorthy Concert
Photograph of Kiltealy
Photos taken with fans
Concert Reports  anibull22.gif (1101 bytes)
John McDermott's site
Family Photographs
Irish Tenors
Anthony & Finbar
Four Tenors
Concert photos  
Fr. Mogue Kearns
Grafton Street


Date of birth   17/08/1971
Primary School Kiltealy
Secondary School F.C.J. Convent
Catering  Studies Cathal Brugha
Anthony has one brother and four sisters.
He is third oldest. His mother's name is Betty and his fathers name was Mogue (Deceased)
Caithriona Twins
Besides his excellent singing voice, Anthony played trombone in the FCJ school orchestra. He is also an able accordion player. All of Anthony's siblings are renowned musicians also.
The Irish
Anthony .com
Anthony tripod
Frank McNamara
Irish Tenors

Anthony.jpg (8385 bytes)
 Photo taken at the National Fleadh
Ceoil in Enniscorthy. Summer 1999

Discussion Groups
    ( not under my control )
Anthony Kearns
Finbar Wright 
Ronan Tynan
Frank McNamara 
The story of Anthony's big break is amazing. Our national treasury had decided to issue a new 10 note.This denomination has always been referred to as a "tenor".  To coincide with this event, a competition was launched to find a "tenor of note". Anthony phoned up the show that was running this competition and sang down the phone. This continued all through the preliminaries until there were just seven left to fight it out before a panel of judges. Anthony won, despite being the only one there with as yet an untrained voice. From there he got an appearance on our most popular show,  The Late Late Show, which is the longest running show of its type in the world.      
It was also from this show that bands such as U2 set out on the road to fame.

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