Doherty was introduced to music through the Irish fiddle tradition of his hometown of Derry.
Roger Doyle was born in Dublin and studied composition on scholarships at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, the Institute of Sonology at the University of Utrecht and the Finnish Radio Experimental
Shaun Davey was born in Belfast and lives in Dublin.
Grant Davidson Ford works as a sound artist, composing and analyzing spatial music at the Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen's University, Belfast.
Séamas de Barra studied music at University College Cork under Aloys Fleischmann, taking the degrees of BMus in 1977 and MA in 1980.
Jerome de Bromhead was born in Waterford and studied at various periods with A.J. Potter, James Wilson, Seóirse Bodley and Franco Donatoni.
Edgar Deale was born in Dublin. Apart from sporadic studies with Turner Huggard and W. J. Watson he was self-taught as a composer.
Raymond Deane was born in the west of Ireland. He moved with his family to Dublin in 1963, and gained his B.Mus degree from University College Dublin in 1974.
Gordon Delap is from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. He studied music at Queen’s University, Belfast and City University, London.
Born in Dublin in 1970, Donnacha Dennehy has received commissions from Dawn Upshaw, the Kronos Quartet, Alarm Will Sound, the St.
Eoghan Desmond is a bass-baritone, composer and conductor from Cork, currently resident in Dublin, Ireland.
Robert Diebold was born in the USA and moved to Ireland in 1972.