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New York Giants Singer Dermot Kennedy reveals he's moved to New York City

The Giants hitmaker took to Instagram to announce that he had made the move across the pond earlier this week.

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Dermot Kennedy on a New York rooftop (Dermot Kennedy/Instagram)

Dermot Kennedy on a New York rooftop (Dermot Kennedy/Instagram)

Dermot Kennedy on a New York rooftop (Dermot Kennedy/Instagram)

Dermot Kennedy has revealed that he’s moved to America “for the forseeable.”

The Giants hitmaker took to Instagram to announce that he had made the move across the pond earlier this week and revealed that he’d chosen New York City as his new home.

Dermot, who is the nephew of former Nationwide host Mary Kennedy, had been performing in the US as part of his Better Days Are Coming Tour but had to postpone his remaining concerts due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Sharing some photos from a rooftop in the middle of the city, the 30-year-old showed off his new digs to his 780,000 followers.

Captioning the post, he wrote: “Just got to New York, and I’m very very happy about it. Here for the foreseeable. Brought all the new music in my bag with me. Things look good, and this year feels beautiful already.”

Fellow musician Zach Miller welcomed Dermot to the States in the comments section, writing: “Welcome my friend. Welcome.”

While American singer-songwriter extended an invitation to the Dubliner to “come hang” out with him in New York.

Another follower asked: “Do you just live in a constant state of jet lag? Or is that your superpower? I have questions.”

But Dermot’s move to American doesn’t mean he’ll lose touch with his Irish roots, as he recently opened up about what being Irish means to him.

“Being Irish means so much to me. I’m so proud to be an Irish artist and songwriter, following in the footsteps of incredible people like Phil Lynott, Sinead O’Connor, Hozier, Van Morrison,” the Rathcoole native told Billboard.

“I think being Irish helps me to stay grounded too. There’s no room for big egos and self-centeredness when you’re dealing with Irish people, so I’m very glad my friends and family help me stay grounded.”

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