We are saddened to report the unfortunate passing of Mick Moloney. Everyone is shocked to learn about his death. Tributes and condolence messages have flooded the internet ever since the disheartening piece of news was announced. No one seems to believe the fact that Mick has left his loved ones in profound grief and tears. It is reported that he was just in the museum with Leni Sloan on July 13 and entertained the audience. Let us find out what happened to him and how did he die in the article below.
It is no doubt to state that Mick Moloney’s death is a critical loss to Ireland, Irish America, and Irish music worldwide. Mick was an artistic director on several major art tours including Green Fields of America, an ensemble of Irish musicians, singers, and dancers. They all have toured the United States countless times. Reports confirm that Mick produced and performed on more than 70 albums and even served as a consultant to numerous festivals and concerts in the United States. It is really saddening that such a talented and generous personality has left this world this soon.
Who Was Mick Moloney?
Born on November 15, 1944, Mick Moloney was a traditional Irish musician and scholar. The 77-year-old obtained a PhD. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. He went on to receive a 1999 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for his work in public folklore. Sources confirm that Moloney was the author of Far From the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish American History Through Song. It was released back in 2002 by Crown Publications. Later, Mick hosted a total of three nationally syndicated series of folk music on American Public Television.
Moloney was a consultant, performer, and interviewee on the Irish Television special Bringing It All Back Home. The Irish musician also received Presidential Distinguished Service Awards for the Irish Abroad in 2013. He has been very active in various fields and has proven his worth in those fields too. Now, the news of his death has surfaced all over the internet and has taken everyone by surprise. However, no official confirmation regarding Mick’s passing has been made by his family. Due to this reason, his cause of death remains unknown too. We do not know if he even died or not. Follow our site to get more such kinds of updates and the latest and trending news.