Vocalist whose was the lead singer for the band Fastway and for the Irish punk group Flogging Molly. He was also the lead vocalist for the band Fastway in the 1980s.
He had his first guitar when he was six or seven years old.
He moved to Los Angeles without a green card and immigration laws made it difficult for him to visit his family in Ireland.
He married songwriter Bridget Regan.
He was influenced by David Bowie.