In loving memory of Joe Dolan who passed away on December 26th 2007. Joe was a Superstar, a wonderful singer with an amazing voice. He will never be forgotten,especially in Ireland
10 January 2016, 23:51:33 From Monica Brangelid: "Thank you Joe for the beautiful music we have enjoyed for so many years. You are sadly missed, but will live in our hearts forever. Rest in peace Joe."
26 December 2015, 14:34:43 From Mags M: "Forever in our thoughts and prayers Joe, on this your 8th. Anniversary, God Bless, Love always xxxx"
23 May 2015, 03:49:57 From carol james: "I found you on TV recently love your voice wish I'd found you sooner I listen to you every day sleeping peacefully with love carol .xxxxx
27 December 2014, 22:02:22 From janet cook: "Happy memories of the many times I saw you. I shall always cherish them."
16 October 2014, 09:28:11 From Mags Murray: "Happy Birthday my Friend, forever in my thoughts and prayers xx"
21 June 2014, 22:32:50 From thomas costello: "loved and remembered allways helen costello thomas costello breda creegan rest in peace.MAY GOD TAKE YOU TO HIMSELF AND ANGELS SING YOU HOME."
23 February 2014, 18:12:41 From marthese yuve portelli: "love you joe lissing your song every day god bless rip dear lov marthese"
09 February 2014, 10:50:33 From Ann Smith: "RIP Joe, you were an awesome singer and I love you music and will always remember you."
05 February 2014, 08:36:10 From GHEORGHE NARCISSE NICOLETA: "I PRAY THE ANGELS TO BRING YOU EVEN IN MY DREAM. I LOVE YOU UNTIL DEATH AND BEYOUND IT."
31 December 2013, 17:28:25 From Jane Brazier: "Fly with the Angels and sing"
27 December 2013, 19:58:20 From kathy fox: "Dear joe another year has passed, your music plays on Bless you xx Kathy."
25 December 2013, 13:23:35 From Maria Apostolescu: "Sorry"
04 October 2013, 21:45:00 From Mary Gibson: "Dear Joe, A great man and singer, I love your songs and your beautiful voice. My Mother also loves listening to you sing and she's 89.I first heard you singing when I was married to another Mullingar man. God Bless you Joe Dolan. May your voice be heard with the Angels above. Love Mary xx From Llandrindod Wells UK"
14 September 2013, 13:49:26 From zackery smyth farrell: "joe im only a very small child but my mammy plays ur music all time... i lovee you so much xx"
30 August 2013, 10:51:59 From Jean Bishop: "Dear Joe, Thank you for nearly 50 years if beautiful memories. Your music will live on in millions of hearts. R.I.P. JOE. xx"
31 July 2013, 22:46:29 From kathy fox: "Thank you joe I play your cds all the time ,the years may pass and a few tears shed ,may you rest in peace ,bless you and Thank you for your music xxxx"
09 July 2013, 11:24:03 From Siobhan Flanagan: "Had to light a candle for Joe. He saw me through some very lonely times - all I ever had to do was put on his music and immediately felt better. He may be gone but he will never be forgotten. What a star - he achieved so much in his life. Sing with the angels, Joe and watch over us all."
25 April 2013, 10:39:29 From Mary Daley: "R,I,P Joe you will always be remembered"
24 March 2013, 01:29:38 From kathy fox: "you sang beautiful .i listen to your songs ,thank you god bless"
01 March 2013, 15:48:43 From Engela Piater: "Your were one of the greatest artists. I listen your music/videos over and over. You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace,"
05 February 2013, 03:42:09 From Aimee Mc Keown: "His music will live on, never to be forgotten x"
29 January 2013, 21:55:37 From Jackie N.: "Thankyou Dear Joe for being the wonderful person that you were, for being just you & for sharing your great talent with us. Love you. Miss you. R.I.P., Dear Joe. XXX"
16 December 2012, 20:34:35 From Jackie N.: "Thinking of you Dear Joe as I do everyday. Your beautiful song's I listen to everyday, but just wish you were still here with us. Love you. Miss you. Forever in my heart, thought's, prayer's & candle's Dear Joe. R.I.P. XXX"
11 December 2012, 11:31:52 From Mary Daley: "R I P Joe rest in peace loved your voice"
10 December 2012, 23:39:05 From Mary Daley: "R.I.P Joe you will never be forgotten
28 November 2012, 21:02:05 From ANNETTE LAVERY: "RIP JOE THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC LOVED AND NEVER FORGOTTEN ."
05 November 2012, 21:44:18 From paula mcmanus: "your music keeps your memory alive. you were 1 of a kind. still sadly missed xx"
04 November 2012, 21:27:44 From Pauline Molyneux: "Thinking of You Joe Love You Always R.I.P."
15 October 2012, 22:02:05 From Petru Asmarandei: "Happy Birthday to you, my dear uncle Joe!I love you, only you, only you!"
16 October 2011, 07:57:51 From lynn bostock: "happy 72nd birthday joe xxx R.I.P"
04 October 2011, 10:51:07 From lynn bostock: "r.i.p joe xxxx"
26 September 2011, 22:05:10 From Jackie N.: "Thinking of you today dear Joe, as i do everyday. You were, still are & alway's will be the best. Love you.Miss you. Forever in my heart , thought's & prayer's dear Joe. R.I.P. XXXXXX"
18 August 2011, 22:43:32 From Jackie N.: "Thankyou dear Joe for all the joy & happiness that you brought to us, with your beauitiful unique voice, warm friendly personality & your witty character. O happy time's they were dear Joe ,that will never be forgotten about. God bless you dear Joe, our special beautiful Angel in Heaven. Love you alway's dear Joe.R.I.P."
13 August 2011, 17:37:41 From Mags Murray: "Forever in my Thought 's and Prayers, R.I.P Joe xx"
08 August 2011, 22:10:46 From Geraldine Collins: "Lucky lucky angels xxxxxxxx"
01 August 2011, 00:24:29 From Jackie N.: "Thankyou dear Joe for all the joy & happiness that you brought to us , with your beautiful voice & warm friendly personality. You still continue to bring usjoy & happiness, through your great Reunion Show's ,but the empty space at the front of the stage is sad & lonely looking without you. You are our irreplaceable beautiful Joe. R.I.P., dear Joe, as you truely deserve to. Love you & miss you ,alway's & forever dear Joe. XXXXXX ."
09 July 2011, 20:58:18 From Mary McNamara: "Looking forward to your festival in Mullingar. Miss you so much. Mary"
22 April 2011, 23:55:31 From Jackie N.: "Happy Easter Dear Joe,with all my love.I listen to your beautiful voice everyday,which alway's bring's joy to me, but wish you were still here with us, dear Joe.Love & miss you dear Joe, alway's & forever.XXXXXX"
27 March 2011, 18:24:50 From MARGARET ARCHER: "Joe, forever in my thought's and prayers, never to be forgotten,R.I.P"
14 February 2011, 18:55:49 From Jackie N.: "Happy Valentine's Day Dear Joe, with all my love.As i laid a red rose on your grave today , how i wish i was handing it to you in person, at one of your great show's, as i did several time's. Love you.Miss you.R.I.P., dear Joe.XXXXXX ."
13 January 2011, 19:52:44 From Eileen O Callaghan: "Hi Joe, you are always on my mind & im my prayers. Miss & love you always. God bless sweetheart. XxxX"
02 January 2011, 00:21:37 From Geraldine Hegarty: "Remembering you at this time on your 3rd anniversary - I will never forget you Joe RIP"
29 December 2010, 22:13:11 From Jackie N.: "Love you.Miss you.Forever in my thought's, heart & prayer's dear Joe.R.I.P., dear Joe.XXXXXX"
26 October 2010, 22:46:43 From Jackie N.: "Thinking of you today Joe,in a special way, as i do everyday. Love you & miss you , alway's & forever dear Joe."
17 October 2010, 22:54:14 From Patricia McGuire: "gentle Jesus up above, give joe all my love,tell him every day I will remember him,Patricia xx"
17 October 2010, 16:33:25 From Bill Cleary: "Hi Joe happy birthday dear friend, will never forget you!!!!"
17 October 2010, 00:26:23 From Jackie N.: "Joe thankyou for being the wonderful person that you were and for giving yourself, to us and for being you. You are alway's in my mind, heart and prayer's, loved and remembered everyday. Love you & miss you dear Joe, alway's & forever.XXXXX"
16 October 2010, 13:38:54 From Geraldine Hegarty: "Happy 71st Birthday Joe RIP XX"
14 October 2010, 23:12:10 From Bernadette C: "God bless you Joe for the pleasure you gave us all those years and we are still enjoying it"
09 March 2010, 00:02:49 From olive delaney: "you will always be with me wherever i go and will always be on my mind rest in peace my dearest friend joe."
19 February 2010, 22:22:22 From Patricia Mc Guire: "Joe from 60s to the day God called you home,I watched as you grew in popularity,but it didnt change you,you were as you wanted a people's man,and i loved you for that, missing you more than words can say, Patricia xx"
16 February 2010, 00:04:43 From Geraldine Hegarty: "I used to look so forward to your gigs - miss you Joe - You were Simply the Best - You are now the shining star in Heaven"
13 February 2010, 23:35:03 From MO MAC: "UR MUSIC WILL LIVE IN MY HEART ...GODBLESS JO"
01 January 2010, 00:53:56 From Jackie N.: "Happy New Year Joe, with all my love to you.Thank you for all the lovely memories that will live with me forever.God bless you Joe. Love you and miss you always and forever Joe.XXXXXX ."
27 December 2009, 23:46:54 From Jackie N.: "Joe, not a day goes by that I don't think about you, as you are always in my mind and in my heart. Loved and remembered everyday. God bless you Joe, and thank you for all the beautiful music. XXX"
26 December 2009, 22:35:15 From Janet Cook: "Heaven took my favourite singer 2 years ago today and left an empty space in my heart. Miss you Joe. Love Janet"
25 December 2009, 21:24:18 From Geraldine Hegarty: "Thinking of Joe with love on his Anniversary RIP"
22 December 2009, 18:08:10 From Eileen O'Callaghan: "Happy Christmas Joe. Stay safe with the Angels. Miss you, God bless. XX"
18 October 2009, 00:02:31 From Jackie N.: "Joe, thank you for all the wonderful shows. You were pure "Endless Magic".Love you & miss you always & forever Joe.XXXXXX"
17 October 2009, 17:25:17 From kate mclaughlin: "Happy 70th Joe! I often think of you, and every time I hear your songs they bring me so much happiness."
16 October 2009, 12:00:16 From Geraldine Hegarty: "Wishing you a very happy 70th Joe and thinking of all the Dolans and the band xx"
16 October 2009, 06:39:07 From Bernadette Cowzer: "Wishing you a very happy 70th birthday Joe. Stay safe in the arms of Jesus. Missing you. xxx"
29 September 2009, 00:30:31 From noella seguin: "joe, your wonderful voice brought great joy to me, I am lighting a candle in your memory joe, rest in peace."
07 September 2009, 23:14:28 From josie kenna: "rest in peace dear joe,always only a thought away sleep well love josie xxx"
18 August 2009, 20:34:06 From Geraldine Hegarty: "RIP Joe and thank you for your music x"
15 August 2009, 17:51:06 From Eileen Milligan: "Just came across this website and am lighting a candle in memory of you Joe and in thanksgiving for sharing your wonderful voice with us."
22 April 2009, 08:23:19 From Kathleen M'Intyre: "I was listening to you sing on the radio this morning. It brought back such happy memories. Rest in Peace Joe."
01 April 2009, 16:53:57 From Eileen O'Malley: "Joe, your wonderful voice brought such joy to my life. Among the angels now you sing!"
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Joe was born in Mullingar in 1939, the youngest of eight children. He summed up his happy childhood "We didn't have much but we didn't want for much. We were happy where we were and happy with our lot." Music had always been a feature of the Dolan family, encouraged by their mother. His father died when he was 11 and his mother when he was 19. As teenagers, Joe and his brother Ben sang and played instruments, and before long were playing and winning talent contests. He started his official musical career in 1960 when he and Ben formed The Drifters showband.
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I went to Joe's show and was thrilled to see him perform and meet him after the show. I had loved his songs before but after meeting him, loved the super, humble man that he was. I still listen to him almost every day. I will be lighting a candle for him on the 26th Dec. every year till I die. God Bless you Angel Joe.
Oh how i looked forward to going to all your shows, especially the dance hall era, what great times we had, you were one in a million, a true Gentleman and Friend, we had great chats, when i lived in London, we still met up, you never forgot, and you will never be forgotten, love you my friend, Rest In Peace xx
Happy 75th Birthday Joe, still miss going to your concerts, you were the best entertainer in showbusiness world and will never be forgotton. I play your CD's all the time.
In the late 60's early 70's I was dating a lovely Irish nurse, who introduced me to the great man in person. Joe was sitting in the corner of the bar and Mary new him from her days in Mullingar. I sat next to Joe with Mary by my side. I chatted too him for over ten/twelve minutes before he went on stage always the gentleman and such a gentle and shy man.After that meeting I became a big fan. Unfortunetly Mary and I parted, I always to this day what ever happened to my beautiful Collen from Mullingar, my first love.
Your always on my mind Joe. Rest in peace
St Stephens Day 2007 was a day your millions of fans wept Joe, as the word of your passing began to filter through...u will live forever in your many wonderful hit songs that spanned so many generations & we will always keep u alive forever in our hearts, gone too soon...XX
Joe was true a legend, he crossed so many gererations with all his hundreds of hits with his oh so unique voice...Joe won't EVER be forgotton not ever, his memory will live on in all his wonderful songs...we we're all Blest to have known you Joe & I am so happy that I saw, danced, listened 2 you so many times during your only too short lifetime, sleep sweetly Joe RIP eileen...XX
Thanks for the wonderful mixed grill you made for me one evening before you hit the road for a gig in Enniscorthy in the late 70's. A generous and down to earth gentleman. Will never forget.
you enlightened us with your many beautiful heart rendering songs over the many years I loved everyone of them you will never know the joy you music brought to me and the millions more who listened to your music joe you were so talented your parents god rest them who you are happily with noe and your whold family must be so proud of you and im sure they are heart broken as we all are by your passing but sure joe heaven is a lovely place they say and gods garden is beautiful and now all our loved ones up there in heaven have you to sing for them sure no wonder they wont come back they have all they want they have god and they have you I loved you all my life and will remember you always joe rest in peace with your loved ones and ours forever in my heart v
Ascult cu multa placere melodiile sale, sunt deosebie, speciale si vor fi mereu nemuritoare!Joe Dolan traieste si va fii mereu prezent in inimile milioanelor de ascultatori din toata lumea.
Look forward to 14th Feb 2013 to My Brother Joe Show in Derry My Wife Kathleen and i have many happy memories of Joes Shows will never forget him R.I.P.
Prima oara cand l-am ascultat pe Joe Dolan, era prin 1983, la Radio Romania, interpretand ''It's you, it's you, it's you'' si-mi spuneam ce minunata poate fi viata, daca exista asemenea melodii! ''More and more'' o am setata ca ton de apel la telefonul mobil! ''More Joe Dolan'' reprezinta playlist-ul creat de mine si semnat Pavel Rosu! De asemenea, am un nickname ''MoreJoeDolan'', la ''conQUIZtador.ro'', joc de cultura generala! Imi plac absolut toate piesele lui Joe Dolan, insa mai mult tin la cele doua amintite mai sus si la urmatoarele: ''Make me an island''; ''Good looking woman''; ''Bonjour Mademoiselle''; ''Deeper and deeper''; ''Danny boy''; ''Sometimes when we touch''; ''Make me act the fool''; ''Aching breaking heart''; ''Endless magic''; ''Only you''; ''Lady of the night''; ''Westmeath bachelor''; ''Teresa''; ''Come back home''; ''Sister Mary''; ''She doesn't live here anymore'' (Bagatelle hit); ''This is my life''; ''Dreaming''; ''Angel lover''; ''Once upon a time''; ''Pearl's a singer''; ''Goodbye, Venice, goodbye'' si ''Limerick''! Joe Dolan is The Voice of Ireland and The Voice of The World! Hy, E.T.! You find us here: Milky Way, Terra, Europe, Eire, Mullingar, Joe Dolan! One true love, Joe Dolan!
ITS 06.30 .AND I BEEN WATCHING SING ALL NITE ON U TUBE. I HAVE ALWAY BEEN A GREAT FAN OF JOES.AND WHEN AM FEELING LOW .I BUT ON ONE OF HIS DVDS TO CHEER ME UP.LOOKING FORWARD TO SUNDAY.SO I CAN GET UP ON STAGE AND SING ONE OF HIS SONGS ON KARAOKE. AM 64 NOW .AND I STILL MISS HIM GOD BESS YOU ALL
We were all so excited as we stood in the queue, to each Joe Show, to take our seats & to listen to our Joe's beautiful unique voice.O our heart's beat even faster with excitement , as our Joe came onto the stage, all dressed in white, with his beautiful sparkling eye's & beautiful smile full of warmth, deep from within & so captivating. He gave us his all at each show & it was his joy to give. Once his fans were happy our Joe was happy too. At the end of each show we yelled for "More & More" & looked forward to the next Joe Show. R.I.P., dear Joe, you were simply the very best & your beautiful music & songs will live on with us, forever & you dear Joe will live in our mind's & heart's forever. Love you alway's dear Joe. XXXXXX
I have so many beautiful memorie's of Joe, from having met him on the street's of his hometown,to having met him in his pub and had the chat and the laughter with him, to having went to so many of his great show's. These memorie's will live with me forever. Joe was alway's a pleasure and a gentleman to meet and to speak to. Miss him and i alway's will. Joe was a true "Artist" and a "Legend" that will live in our mind's and heart's forever.R.I.P., dear Joe.Love you alway's.XXXXXX
I will always remember and treasure my first time speaking to Joe in person, it was in West County Hotel in Ennis, and talking to him even though it was my first time it felt like i knew him all my life, i got my picture taken with him an i will cherish that night forever, I LOVE YOU JOE From Teresa
joe the memories i have of you is that wonderful night in moate and all the carnivals. you may be gone but you will never be forgotten. rest in peace joe your voice was magic, heaven is a happy place now with you there to enterain everyone.
Thinking of you today as always, but especially on your birthday. We all have wonderful memories of you that will stay with us forever. You made this world a better place. RIP Joe - You were the BEST x x
You were the music that made the world sing. Your loveliness, your beauty, and everything, you were the rhythm that beats in our hearts, now your passing has torn us apart, but the harmony you gave us will never die, It will grow stronger and stronger as time passes by.you came into our lives like some sweet melody,though joe you did not live very long the world will never forget joes song. love josie xx
joe came and played poker with me for the day to help raise money for a charity i was involved in.. ended up on the beer.. late night had by all .. the following night joes voice went on stage.. i got the blame for leading joe astray..(trust me it was not hard)
Joe and I shared many a happy few hours when he visited the Galty in London, and even before that at the pub which he and Ben opened back in 1980. No words could describe Joe, the only one that comes anyway near would be a star, even Joe did not realize how big a star he truly was. Not only Ireland, but vast areas of the world over, will miss his velvet voice and welcoming smile, that would put a Hollywood actor to shame. Truly a man of the people and one of only a few that can honestly be called a legend.
SINCERE SYMPATHY TO ALL THE DOLAN FAMILY.REMEMBER ALL THE GREAT NIGHTS IN THE RHU GLEN,WATERFORD.GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN. JOHN AND BRID MC DONAGH,WATERFORD.
I remember one night Joe was playing in the Victor Hotel Dun Laoghaire - as usual Ger was in the front row at the stage with my hands in the air in awe of my hero when Frankie the trumpet player was laughing down at me and pointing down - The boob-tube I was wearing had slipped down !! I nearly died - pulled it up
and carried on clapping !! Keep singing with the Angels Joe RIP Ger xxxxxxx
My treasured memory of Joe is when he used to take my daughter Aimee up on stage to sing with him at most of his shows. She was 6 when it all started she is 16 now and loves Joe to bits, she misses all the craic and more than anything she misses joe. R.I.P. Joe Luv u Lots.xxxxxxxxxxx
As Joe's song , one of my favourite, says "If I could put my life on paper" my best bits would be my several nights around the country at Joes gigs.
As soon as he would be escorted onto the stage by Denis I was gone !!! My night would be taken over by JOE !!!
God Rest your beautiful soul, Joe - miss you so much; RIP.
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