March 13, 2016

I was thinking recently about the time it takes to write a new Song, and there are probably as many answers to that question as there are Songs ! I have been working on the following Lyric for a good few years, and it's only just now taking shape. I am often asked abou...

March 6, 2016


Here's a clip of the Niall Toner Band rehearsing WAY OF A WANDERER which I composed with Keith Sewell for our Pinecastle Album, ONWARDS AND UPWARDS. Paddy Kiernan on Banjo, Johnny Gleeson on Dobro, yours truly on Guitar and Vocals, and Dick Gladney on Upright Bass. Ca...

March 6, 2016

It's been a while since I wrote my last Blog, so here goes with a catch-up .... The Song writing never stops, and I have been working on material for my next recording project. Last Wolf On The Mountain is a song I've written with Paddy Kiernan which tells the story of...

February 11, 2016

Tour America and Niall Toner invite you to join them for the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Festival and Tour in Nashville.


Tour Itinerary

Sat, Sep 24 – Arrive in Nashville and be met by an Anchor Tours 55 person coach, which will remain with the group for the entir...

August 14, 2015



I'm delighted to say that New Decade TV Media are shooting a Documentary on my life in Bluegrass Music, beginning with our Gigs at the Bluegrass Festival in the Ulster American Folk Park on September the 4th, 5th and 6th, 2015, and continuing through October and Nove...

May 4, 2015






The BIB has now found its reading glasses and can give more details of the package tour offered by the Dublin-based travel agency Topflight, and they really look very attractive indeed. For a start, the compere throughout the trip will be Niall Toner - award-winni...

April 2, 2015

Last Monday night at the Kilashee House Hotel in Naas, as part of the Annual Leinster Entertainment Awards, I was presented with an Award for SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR 2015.. The


new NIALL TONER BAND played songs and tunes from WORKING ON LOVE, and a good time was had by...

November 22, 2014

Another Full House at Killoughternane !


Our show at Killoughternane Schoolhouse last night was another triumph in every respect. We had a full house of very appreciative listeners, and they loved our Music, and bought wagon-loads of both the new Album, Working On Love,...

November 16, 2014

Working On Love. I wrote this up-tempo love song with Keith Sewell in Nashville, and we were lucky enough to have it recorded by the great Albert Lee on on his Sugar Hill Album. Albert gave it the full Country-Rock treatment, but I had always wanted to sing it in a mor...

November 7, 2014

Tickets for the New Niall Toner Band show at Killoughternane on Friday, November the 21st are going like hot cakes, I'm delighted to say. I met a man in Bunclody yesterday who had just booked six seats,so don't leave it 'till the last moment. I also hope to have a limi...

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