Under Starling are an alternative rock band originating from Waterford formed by brothers Danny and Tommy Dunford, Stephen Keating and Colin Drummey.  

Our music beautifully defines who we are in that it is diverse and ever-changing, ranging from captivating ambient and melodic arrangements to explosive and upbeat rock pieces”.  

Together, they released their debut single, Far Be It From Me, in August 2018 which was followed by an independent Irish tour hitting the core Irish music scene and rallying fans across the college demographic. Far Be It From Me is available on all major streaming platforms. 

The band have been gigging and releasing music with 5 years now under a former title of Cider Wasps - this was changed to Under Starling during summer 2018 as the band entered a new chapter in their lives. The previous project saw 2 EP releases both titled 'Here' and 'Ethereal' which included singles such as 'Lunasa' and 'Hummingbird' which were picked up by national radio stations.  

Their live shows are known to have a popular chaotic energy as they invoke a range of emotions from their fans. 

Under Starling are currently recording new music due to be released in 2020. Check out "understarling.com" to sign up for their mailing list and receive exclusive updates.