My Country Life - Episode 10: Mike Denver

Eddie Rowley

Country music star Mike Denver started out in life as a plumber and worked on the buildings with his father before his career in entertainment took off.

In My Country Life, Mike from Portumna, Co. Galway, takes us on his incredible journey that began the day he received a phone call that changed his life.

The My Country Life podcast is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Amazon.

Starting out singing in pubs, Mike would go on to record in Nashville with one of his major idols, American country music legend George Jones.

Back home in Ireland, Denver reignited the country music scene and brought in a new wave of young fans – making him one of the biggest attractions on the scene.

Here, Mike also opens the door to his personal world, recalling how he met and married the love of his life.

He reveals how the pandemic gave him the chance to bond with his daughter as a first-time dad, and tells how fatherhood has changed his attitude to life.

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