I hadn’t planned on releasing brand new music, but then things took a different turn. I spilled “brain to paper” what had been piling up in my head and let the momentum take over. … Continue readingSummer Is Gone – a folk song
My new single “August” releases on Sept. 1st!
It muses on the change of season that probably makes us the most sentimental: the transition from the abundant bloom of summer with its long, glorious evenings full of light, to different colours, darker hours and colder weather. … Continue readingAugust – new single muses on the change of seasons
I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be playing a show at Hole In The Wall, Kilkenny on the 13th of August as part of the Alternative Kilkenny Arts Festival.
Hole In The Wall is a bar & music venue situated in the heart of Kilkenny City. It is housed in the oldest surviving townhouse in Ireland – … Continue readingHole In The Wall Kilkenny – 13th August
I am delighted to make my debut in one of Cork’s finest and most iconic live venues in August – Coughlan’s Live!
According to their website, “Coughlans Live has hosted some of the finest local, national and international musicians and comedians. Songwriters like Glen Hansard, Mick Flannery, Lisa Hannigan, Sarah Jarosz, Chris Smither, Anais Mitchell and Ryley Walker. … Continue readingCoughlan’s Live! – 17th August
It has been a long time coming and I am happy to tell you that there is finally a video of me in The Rua Room.
Daithi Rua has quite a few stakes in the way I sound these days. He was the man who first introduced me to partial capos and was kind enough to send me the last batch of the legendary Kyser Capos with the lever.
I cherish these like the holy grail as they don’t make them like this anymore. … Continue readingWhite Lines – a video from The Rua Room
It was a humble yet sublime moment in Vicar Street last night when Glen Hansard asked the crowd to sit down for ‘Take Heart’, a song he wrote with Markéta Irglová to express his feelings about the war in Ukraine. … Continue readingPeople, take heart…
It’s been a while, again!
There will be more news here soon and this is just to let you know that I’ve given this site a bit of a facelift and that I’ve released a new single today called ‘Life Is Good’. … Continue readingLife Is Good
January, you’ve never been a friend of mine…
Yet, let me wish you all a very Happy New Year. May it be kind to you and yours.
I have too many news for you. I will need to tend to this site and change it. I would love to write more about my travels here and keep you updated, with pictures and all. … Continue readingJanuary 2023…