"Emigrant Eyes" in conjunction with "24 Records" proudly announces the immediate release of their self-titled debut album. A unique blend of Irish traditional music and fresh arrangements make this a must album for your CD collection. Let Billy and Richie take you back to the memories across the ocean and back again. As America faces a new beginning and new challenges they leave you with a remembrance and tribute to our unsung heroes in Richie's heartfelt original "The Firemen." God Bless America ! ! ! Bill Hickey - from Glenpatrick, County Waterford, started playing the accordion at the age of six. Billy, came over to the United States in 1969 and has been performing Celtic music ever since. Billy's technique and style is unsurpassed, making him one of the most tasteful accordion players you'll ever hear. Rich Micallef - was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Rich began taking classical piano lessons at the age of five and by the time he was eight, he started teaching himself the guitar. Rich has been performing since the age of seven and has been writing music since he was seventeen.