Danny Ellis was born in the heart of Dublin, where he lived with his mother and siblings. He was left at the now notorious orphanage, the Artane Industrial School, where he lived for eight years until the age of sixteen. As a member of the school's boy band, he learned to read music and played the trombone. He now tours as a singer/songwriter and teaches voice and songwriting workshops. His acclaimed album, 800 VOICES is available online at dannyellismusic.com. He lives in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina with his wife.
Dermot Gilleece has been golf correspondent for both The Irish Times and, currently, the Sunday Independent and is editor of Golf Digest Ireland. He is also the author of several books on golf, including most recently Breaking 80: The Life and Times of Joe Carr and Ryder Cup 2006.