University Place, Syracuse University
Robert Halligan

Setnor School of Music
Instructor, Music and Entertainment Industries

Bob Halligan Jr. is the front man of Ceili Rain, an original, innovative blend of pop-rock music with a dash of Celtic/Irish flavor and a subtle, but sincere, uplifting/joyful message. As a songwriter, Halligan has had more than 140 songs recorded by well-known rock artists, including Cher, Michael Bolton, Judas Priest, KISS, Kathy Mattea, Bob Carlisle, Rebecca St. James, Jump 5, Maire Brennan, and countless others.

He has published more than 975 songs, and his songs have sold more than 30 million units.

A timeline of Halligan’s life and career can be found on the Ceili Rain website.