quickly earned a reputation as a talented vocalist with The Joyful Mysteries, an all-girl vocal harmony quintet with whom she
toured throughout Ireland, U.K., Europe and Scandanavia. In demand as a backing vocalist / arranger, she has recorded and toured
with many artistes including Van Morrison, Brian Kennedy, Christie Hennessy and Freddie White. She also appears regularly on BBC,
UTV and RTE television.’Between The Moon and Mercury’ - Áine’s debut album was released in March 2005 and
is enjoying wide critical acclaim and extensive airplay throughout Ireland and the rest of Europe. Aine is now playing some gigs
with singer/songwriter Sara Corkery and they have recorded a new album to be released very soon.
“Slow,thoughtful songs melt together in a haze of smokey regret and melodic sorrow…her voice is rich,
musical and agile enough to handle these reflective songs.” (The Sunday Tribune) ****
"Áine glides effortlessly between blues, jazz, heartbreaking love songs, sean-nós and old
fashioned rock 'n' roll. The exceptional fact of the matter is that she convinces every genre is the only one."
"Áine Whelan is a stunningly beautiful singer whose voice
floats effortlessly above all our lives, like an angel." John Spillane
"Nothing but pure magic" (Roots Music Magazine U.K)