Niall Connolly

Random Acts of Kindess

  Random Acts of Kindness – Brooklyn, January 24th, 2019   I’ve been trying to notice kindness. Trying to actively look out for it. To practice it. During winter, in this divided nation, in these dark and cynical times, I find it  helpful to see the everyday good in people. […]

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Add Your House to My World Tour Of New York

Bushwick- Midtown – Carroll Gardens – Sunset Park – Riverdale – East Village – Lower East Side – Astoria January 12th, 2019 After last night’s gig at American Folk Art Museum someone handed me $20 and said, “That’s for all the times I’ve listened to you for free on Spotify.” […]

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Brooklyn, December 5th, 2018 New video of ‘Corridors’, performed live at The Capitol Theatre opening for Glen Hansard on July 27th, 2018.   Clare, Saoirse and I will be leaving our current apartment in the new year. Clare and I have lived here since 2011, Saoirse, has lived here all […]

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The Stories of the Street

After Song Club Last Week Waiting for a train at Bergen Street at 12.30am I hear the sounds of laughter and Spanish guitar at the far end of the platform. I walk towards the music. A French man is improvising songs on a Spanish guitar for his two bench mates […]

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Thank You

Brooklyn, October 28th, 2018 Last Thursday night at Big City Folk Song Club, Lara Ewen interrupted my ramblings to present me with two CDs of lullabies that our friends had recorded for Clare and myself and our baby to be. Twenty five songs on two Cds, a mix of originals, […]

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Can I Be On Your Team?

Brooklyn, Thursday October 25th, 2018 The Clown Prince flip flops around the Crown Prince. The Clown Prince promises to send the military to the border to meet a “caravan” of migrants containing “terrorists”. The Clown Prince thrives on fear and distraction. The Clown Prince uses his own personal cell phone. […]

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