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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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Javier Más from Leonard Cohen’s Band plays on my new album

Javier Mas, Glen Hansard, Niall Connolly and Pat Conway.

New Album ‘Dream Your Way Out Of This One’  Out  Mid September Please check your pockets for bullets, screws, gum or crayons. I’m writing to you from outside the Greenville Laundromat in Greenville, New York. There is a sign inside that asks customers to check their pockets for bullets and other “dangerous items” such as […]

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Thank you – That was fun!

  Prospect Park, Brooklyn,  Monday June 12th, 8am.   Air quality warning from 10am. What precisely are you supposed to do during an air quality warning? Take a deep breath at 9.59am? It’s 8am and I am in Prospect Park to get a few of those breaths. New York would be impossible without its parks. […]

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