Irish singer who was on The Val Doonican Show from 1965 to 1986. He released hit singles like "Elusive Butterfly," which peaked at #5.
He worked factory jobs fabricating steel and making orange boxes after leaving De La Salle College.
He was a member of the orchestra in the song "The Intro and the Outro" by The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.
He was born the youngest of eight children to Agnes and John Doonican.
He was surprised by Eamonn Andrews during a game of golf and was the subject of This is Your Life in 1970.