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That fella doesn’t do a tap…

Brooklyn, October 6th, 2017 – Official NY Album Launch Day My landlord thinks I do nothing. Compared to some of you, he is right. I’ve told him I am a musician and I work nights but it hasn’t registered. When I pay the rent during business hours, he frequently says, “Not working today?” When he […]

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Thank You – Flying Back to NY

Monday October 2nd Dublin. Galway. CSN. Cork. Castlemagner. Ballydehob. The tour is over. I went to all the places I promised I would. Wednesday morning we picked the band up from a wet and dreary Dublin airport and went directly to Darnley Lodge in Athboy. My friend David Sheridan ( of the Path Cafe/ Red […]

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Night Fishing and a Robin on a Pillow

Monday September 25th, 2017 – In the van somewhere between Lemybrien en route to Kilkenny What about ye? In the back of the van. Warren napping. Mac driving. No naps for Mac. Low sun on the mist of another sunny morning. We just met my father in Lemybrien to pick up a borrowed guitar and […]

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Some Early Reviews

Dream Your Way Out of This One (2017)

“An absolutely beautiful collection of songs. I was gobsmacked by the quality of the songs.” – The Arena, RTE Radio 1 “He is at the core a folk artist, a poet with a beautiful way with words and the true gift of writing a catchy tune.” – musician.ie “Songs that deserve to be heard.”- The […]

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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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