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Bad News – Great News

East Durham, June 30th, 2018 My upcoming European tour has been cancelled as we just found out that Clare cannot fly between now and mid November. Whilst, I’m sorry to cancel the tour, we are both very happy and excited for the next chapter in our lives. Thanks to all of the venues, promoters, family, […]

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Don’t Honk If You Support Connolly

Brooklyn, May 30th 2018   New York would be impossible without its parks. I was reminded of this whilst walking through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park yesterday. I strolled through slowly. Taking it in. A man practicing scales on a saxophone. Skateboarders. Cyclists. Joggers. A running man with a double stroller and one child. That one always […]

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Once Upon a Time on Patrick’s Street.

Saturday April 28th, 2018   I first Saw Christian McNeill singing at HMV record store on Patrick street in Cork city. I think I was 15.  He was frontman for Derry band Schtum. I later skipped the opportunity to see Pavement to go see them at Sir. Henry’s instead. That was the compromise I made […]

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My Almost Famous Weekend

Monday March 26th, 2018   Well, that was a weekend of weekends. I bussed up to Boston on Friday, did a song with Glen Hansard’s band to 2,500 hundred people. Played a sold out show Saturday night at Toad and bussed back to New York.   Prison Phone Call Greyhound Bus Blues On Friday’s Greyhound […]

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Where are you from?

March 17th, 2018 – Brooklyn  Today is my grandmother Philomena’s anniversary. She was the kindest person I’ve known. She had ten children. I have first cousins in Ireland, UK, Australia and US. I have an uncle who lives in Zambia. We’ve been welcomed all over the world. We’ve worked, found friends, family and community. I […]

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