The Black Donnellys Awarded Emmy

June 14, 2021

Ireland’s music sensation, The Black Donnellys, have just won an Emmy for their insane American Road trip Rokumentry. ‘An Irish Story: This is my Home’ took the coveted NATAS (National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences) prize in the “Outstanding Achievement” Documentry; Category.

This is a great win for Ireland, and in particular some very much needed positive reinforcement for all the independent bands, to whom we hope this achievement will bring inspiration. Always believe and never give up.” said the band.

The movie also won the Prized Alum “People’s Choice Award 2020” at the Beloit International Film Festival, Winsconsin, U.S.A.   ‘An Irish Story: This is my Home’ took the No.1 spot, beating100 other participating movies.

The Black Donnellys’, Dublin born Dave Rooney and Dave Browne took up the acting role of musical directors and producers on this joyous, inspiring and hilarious documentary, showing the incredible power music has in bringing people together and the positive effect that immigration has had on the country. Directed by Karl Nickoley and featuring original music by The Black Donnellys, ‘An Irish Story: This Is My Home’ was released on DVD and video on demand just in time for St Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2020

The Black Donnellys start recording their new E.P next week, and are also filming the pilot for their highly anticipated new Rokumentry ‘Through a Storm’ Later this month,

2022 is going to be memorable for these Irish Trailblazers.

Watch this space…

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