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The Bogside, the Eurovision and the Deise

  Saturday, September 23rd – In the van somewhere outside of Longford Well? What about ye? How are things? Where was I? Tuesday I’d a lovely gig in Fealty’s in Bangor. We parked the van about a half a mile away looking out at the grey sky on the grey ocean. It was a manky […]

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Mad Wild Beauty

Dublin airport, Thursday September 14th, 2017 I slept a little on the plane. I watched some Irish Shorts. There was a call for a doctor or nurse on board but it was seemingly a minor emergency. Descending into the patchwork quilt beautiful cliche that is Ireland in September. From the sky the sun was shining. […]

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Tour Starts Tomorrow – Album out Friday

  September 13th, 2017 – Taxi to JFK On the road again. Bags are packed. My suitcase is undoubtedly overweight. Stuffed with a wildly ambitious number of CDs and posters, cables, my microphone, spare batteries, spare strings, a toothbrush, a book, four shirts, another pair of trousers, seven pairs of socks and jocks. I do […]

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Album Available to Pre-order Today

Dream Your Way Out of This One (2017)

Pre-order ‘Dream Your Way Out of This One’ today and you’ll receive an immediate download of ‘May 12th, 1916 – A Song for James Connolly’. This studio recording features additional vocals by Oscar and Tony award winner Glen Hansard as well as some sublime Spanish laud accompaniment by Javier Más. I first heard Javier playing […]

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