ABOUT SDC

Suzanne Doyle is a Music & Creative Consultant with thirty years experience in the international music industry. She first joined U2's management company, Principle Management, in 1987 to work on The Joshua Tree album and tour. Suzanne worked with the management team, and directly with the band over a thirteen year period, covering subsequent albums, tours, videos and books. 

 

She has also worked with other companies such as MTV Europe in London, RooArt, an independent record company in Australia, and eventually settled back in Dublin, where she is currently based.

 

The unique insight into the music world from so many different angles led to a vast range of experience, and an extensive list of contacts across the entertainment industry both in Ireland and overseas. 

She currently leads and provides support and solutions to local and international projects where creativity, human factors, budget and deadlines are vital.

 

Examples include:

Artist Management

 

 

*Day to Day Management of legendary Irish singer, songwriter and performer, Finbar Furey, including the release of an album of new songs in 2023.

*April 2021 saw the release on Warner Music UK of ‘Arrivals’, the 7th studio album by acclaimed Irish singer/songwriter Declan O’Rourke produced by Paul Weller.  

*Currently plotting the strategy for a new music project by Graham Sweeney who lives and works in Achill Island on the West Coast of Ireland.

Project Management

 

 

Project managed and sourced talent for the production of the double CD & book ‘The Brilliant Irish Flute’ distributed by Warner Brothers UK.

Music Supervisor

 

Works as a freelance Music Associate on various RTÉ Productions including 'The Main Stage' in summer 2022; And prior to that; 'The Late Late Show', 'The Imelda May Show', 'The Podge & Rodge Show' & specialist RTÉ TV Programmes including the 'New Years Eve' broadcast and 'Electric Picnic'.

Director of Talent & Artist Relations 

 

 

Masterminded & sourced music content from around the world in all genres, while also building relationships in the international music industry for a music/tech start up company ‘WholeWorldBand’, which enabled the company to attract major investment.  My experience in Talent & Artist Relations came from my time working at MTV Europe representing independent labels, and campaigning to get their artists on the weekly playlist, while also working major MTV events throughout Europe eg. securing David Bowie to launch VH1 Germany and Michael Hutchence & Lenny Kravitz for the launch of MTV Italy.

Producer 

 

 

Production of Finbar Furey video 'Blue Jewel in the Sky' summer 2020, and Music DVD 'Don't Stop This Now' 2018. Previous productions include 'A Christmas Celebration with Eimear Quinn' from Castle Leslie with South Wind Blows for RTÉ Television, and concert film, Kíla 'Once Upon A Time'.