Niall Power, the “Man of Many Bands” donates new memorabilia to The Irish Rock ‘N’ Roll Museum

Niall Power, is a man of many talents. He began a glittering career in Irish Rock N Roll 40 years ago and has played drums for everyone from Bob Geldof to Westlife. Self-described as only ever wanting to be a drummer had to give up his main passion in life after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 10 years ago. Never one to sit idly by Niall began penning a book of his memories, the results of which is his fascinating autobiography “Timing is Everything”. Niall has donated a signed copy to the Irish Rock ‘N’ Roll Museum. His autobiography is accompanied by his favourite skins, lucky drumsticks, a rare home photo of himself, Bob Geldof and the Vegetarians of Love, as well as his unique Live 8 ticket and VIP Pass.

 

LIVE 8

Niall’s donations to the Museum include his unique Live 8 ticket and VIP Pass. He played drums on ‘I don’t like Monday’s’ as part of Bob Geldof’s solo band.

The Donation

As well as the drumsticks, his unique Live 8 Ticket and Backstage Lanyard Niall Donates his brand new book “Timing Is Everything,” a unique and interesting take on his career which we are now selling in our giftshop.

We are very lucky to have this and we’re selling his book in our little giftshop too. It’s a good read!

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His Visit after the Tubridy Show

We were luck to grab Niall after his brilliant interview with Dave Fanning filling in for Ryan Tubridy on The Tubridy Show today. You can catch the podcast of the interview where Niall delves into depth about his career, experiences and he even gives a little shout out to the Museum! The interview starts at 22.30 on the show on the 21st September 2017 and the Museum Shout out is at roughly 53minutes!