Kelly is also a full-time member of The Paperboys, and released a solo album in 2002. He has also often toured internationally as an accompanying musician with The Irish Rovers, and still frequently tours with the Paperboys, spending a lot of time in the U.S, Germany, England, Ireland, and many other countries.
Kelly now resides in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with his family, wife Alison, son Ben, and daughter Maeve, who has a lovely best friend named Soraya.
Maeve and Soraya have been close for almost 20 years now, meeting as children and staying connected at the hip ever since.
- Gringo Star (2002)