His debut solo album, The Wind and the Rain in 1997 was followed by the recording in London of a concert with Finbar accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra ‘We Dreamed Our Dreams: A Celebration of St. Patrick's Day’, in early 2001.
In 2003 Finbar released ‘Chasing Moonlight’, and in 2007 Sony released ‘No Farewells, No Goodbyes’.
A man of many talents, he added 'actor' to his list of credits, with roles in Gangs Of New York (2002), 'Strength and Honour’ (2007) and Scottish short film ‘Paris/Sexy’ (2010), followed by a character role in the hit RTE series, ‘Love/Hate (2011).
Finbar gained Number 1 spot in the Irish Charts in 2013 with his COLOURS album, featuring THE LAST GREAT LOVE SONG.
2017 saw the release of his album Paddy Dear and in 2018 BMG UK rereleased under the new name of DON'T STOP THIS NOW alongside a live DVD.