Paintings from Ballina Primary School
Recently i visited the children from Ballina Primary School in Co.Tipperary. on a trip home , my Godson Tom is in first class and he invited me to the school to perform for the children in the two first classes ( approx 50 children). i performed Lighthouse Keeper accompanied by James Shannon on guitar two . i suggested to the class that it might be nice if they drew pictures of Lighthouse's and that i would choose along with their teachers , the top 3 . It was difficult !! they were all so good , so unique , so we scrapped the idea of it being a 1st , 2nd .3rd kinda thing , here are what we felt are the top 5 all equally 1st place , - bless the Artists Isabelle, Leah, Caoimhe, Brendan & Tom
Geri Halliwell - Angels in Chains
iTunes No. 1 in Argentina, Peru and Spain
Don with his ICPMA Award for "Songwriter of the Year"
Notting Hill Music
We are delighted to announce that Don has signed a new worldwide publishing deal with the amazing people at "Notting Hill Music". What a year so far !!
Irish World Awards 2017
Don and his daughter Eve.
Don and his new publishing family.
Don with Geri Halliwell
Don Mescall in Pepper Pot Studios
Grant & Forsyth -
'Keep It Country'
Featuring their first single 'Keep It Country' written and produced by Don.
Henry McCullough Tribute Video
Don at the filming of the Henry McCullough Tribute Video
Kirsty Bertarelli - 'Baby Where Do You Run To?'
Check out the new footage of Don performing with Kirsty Bertarelli at the Gstaad Country Festival 2014 by clicking here!
Don Mescall - Live
Watch Don perform live on RTE's 'Today Show' below
Mackenzie Porter - 'The Hour Before Christmas'
Don's song 'The Hour Before Christmas' has been released by Canadian artist Mackenzie Porter (Canadian CCMA nominee)
A Few Photo Updates from Don
Albert Lee at Brit row with Don and Charlie
Don with Nick Mason (Pink Floyd)
Don with Sam Bailey (X-Factor)
Don Performed with Kirsty Bertarelli at the Gstaad Country Festival on Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th of September 2014.
A Few Photo Updates
Don with Ronan Hardiman and Nicky Byrne
Boyzone's new album 'BZ20'
Don is thrilled to have written 3 songs on the new Boyzone album "BZ20", due for release on the 25th of November 2013.
Don Mescall - New Album Launch...
The Irish Cultural Centre, United Kingdom
Songwriter of the Year
Don with his ICPMA Award for "Songwriter of the Year" with Stephen Macken TV Director and Dave Loader of NHM Publishing
Photo Updates from Don
Don Mescall with James Shannon Irish Post Country Music Awards on TG4
Richie McDonald from Lonestar
Don with his dear friend Richie McDonald from Lonestar
Don Mescall on the John Murray Show
You can listen back to Don's performances and interview on RTE's 'John Murray Show' via the link below!
Aslan's album 'Bullets & Diamonds'
Aslan have released the completely re-mastered new album 'Bullets & Diamonds' Featuring "Too Late for Hallelujah", written by Don Mescall.
IMRO's 'The Craft of Creating Hit Songs' Seminar
Don was part of IMRO's 'The Craft of Creating Hit Songs' seminar held in Dublin alongside top composers and hit producers Paul Williams (A Star Is Born, Evergreen, Rainy Days & Mondays, We've Only Just Begun) & Jake Gosling (UK Producer for One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Paloma Faith).
Kirsty Bertarelli's new album 'Indigo Shores (Deluxe Version)'
New Photos From Don
Don Mescall with Nick Mason in Abbey Road Recording Studios, London (January 2014)
Don Mescall with his beloved Harley Davidson
Don with his hero Richie Havens
Don writing with Marina Kaye in Electric Lady studios New York
Don with his mother
Don Mescall with Ronan Keating in the Studio
Don Mescall with Sharon Corr and Ronan Hardiman
Sharon Corr's new album 'The Same Sun'
Don is delighted to have co-written 7 songs on this amazing album with Sharon, including the first single 'We Could Be Lovers'.
Don with Christy Dignam
Send Out A Message (To The World)
Don's song 'Send Out A Message (To The World)' has been recorded by Kirsty Bertarelli and Ronan Keating and is due for release on April 29th, 2013.
Ramin Karimloo (New Album out April 2012)
Ramin Karimloo, whos new album is out this month features 4 of Don's songs; Constant Angel, Eyes of a Child, Broken Home & Show me Light!
Don Mescall - With Very Special Guests...
University Concert Hall, Limerick
"Daily doses of Don Mescall as artist, as writer or both will lead to good musical health"
- Paul Gambaccini BBC Radio
🇪🇸Este jueves 22 de Noviembre, @Sharon_Corr actuará junto a @DonMescall en la gala de premios @IrishPostAwards que se emitirá en directo en @TG4TV— DisfrutaLosCorrs (@DLC_Spain) November 20, 2018
🇬🇧On Thursday November 22nd, @Sharon_Corr will perform with @DonMescall at the @IrishPostAwards broadcasted live on @TG4TV pic.twitter.com/msVpFQCrGK
Marina Kaye 'Fearless'
Hot Country Awards
Kirsty Bertarelli - 'The Ghosts of Christmas Past'
Kirsty's new single 'The Ghosts of Christmas Past' featuring the voices of the YMCA North Staffordshire choir is available now! Don is delighted to have co-written this single with Kirsty.
Against All Blood Sports
Don in Studio with Kirsty Bertarelli
'Catch Your Fall' - Duet with Aslan
Aslan have teamed up again with acclaimed singer-songwriter Don Mescall, to release a new single, 'Catch Your Fall', in aid of Pieta House Suicide and Self Harm Awareness.
Don Mescall and Lonestar
We are delighted to announce that Lonestar have recorded Don's song "My Eyes Open" which features on their new album 'LIFE AS WE KNOW IT' due for release in June 2013.
Don Mescall Scoops Platinum Award at Irish World Awards
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Don Mescall picked up a Platinum Disc from EMI Records, alongside an International Songwriter Of The Year award, at The Irish World Newspaper Awards in London recognising his contribution as a songwriter to the Irish Music industry, as well as to a number of international artists
Irish World Newspaper Awards
Don is delighted to announce that he has been nominated in the category 'International Songwriter Of The Year' at the upcoming 'Irish World Newspaper Awards ' which will be held in London later this month.
ASLAN - 'Too Late for Hallelujah'
**ASLAN AT NUMBER 1 in Irish iTunes Singles Chart with Don's song 'Too Late for Hallelujah'!
Aslan's current album 'Nudie Books and Frenchies' has also reached **NUMBER 1** in the Irish Album Chart featuring 'Too Late for Hallelujah'
Backstreet Boys- Unbreakable Tour London HQ - 'Trouble Is' by Don Mescall
Luke Dickens New Album featuring "I'm Givin In"
Don's song "I'm Givin In" features on the new Australian Idol Luke Dickens new album "Devil in the Wind".
Orchestra at Abbey Road
Don was at Studio 2 at Abbey Road studios recording with a full orchestra!
Hot Country TV Awards
Delighted to announce that Don recently won the "International Songwriter Of The Year" Award at the Hot Country TV Awards which were held on 2nd May in Kildare.
Don Mescall and Sharon Corr
Sharon Corr exclusively performs her new single "We Could be Lovers" on The Voice of Ireland Semi Finals. The single is from her upcoming album and co-written with Don Mescall!
The Voice - RTÉ
Don is delighted to have been invited to be an assistant coach on the new Irish TV production of "The Voice" which was filmed in Dublin in November 2011. Don is assisting his pal and co-writer Sharon Corr on the show, to be aired end of Jan 2012.
Abbey Road, London
News Update! Don spent a day in the famous "Abbey Road - Studio 2" in London recently to hear a 65 piece orchestra record on four songs he penned for Sony artist Ramin Karimloo - The album will be out in early 2012!
Shay Healy Joins Tour!
Don is delighted to announce that highly acclaimed songwriter, broadcaster and journalist Shay Healy will join him as a very special guest on his nationwide tour.
Shay is best known for known for his role as host of Nighthawks, a RTÉ Television chat show of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and for composing "What's Another Year", Ireland's winning entry in the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest.
"The New Cities" Latest Single - Co-Written with Don!
Canadian band "The New Cities" release their new single "THE HYPE" which was co-written with Don.
Check out the new video now on YouTube!
Boyzone & Ronan Keating
A new song written by Don, "Too Late For Hallelujah", is to be featured on the new Boyzone album, due for release on 8/3/2010!
Don has also been invited to play as Special Guest on Ronan Keating's forthcoming solo tour of UK & Ireland.