James Connolly’s 101st Anniversary

May 12th, 2017, Brooklyn, NY Today is James Connolly’s 101st anniversary. My Song ‘May 12th, 1916 – A Song for James Connolly’, will be on my next album which will be out in September. In the meantime here’s an impromptu live performance of the song with Glen Hansard and his band including Javier Más from…

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Catching up – The Pine Lodge Tonight

Cork Catching up with old friends, catching up with myself. I’ll keep this dispatch brief as I am home and I want to be social. Yesterday I had the great pleasure of travelling to and from Galway with my old friend Ian Whitty. We haven’t seen each other in ages. He is a nourishing person…

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It Says In The Papers – Tour Countdown

Take that Rupert Murdoch! Take that Tronald Dump! Take that Flinthart Glomgold!* Take that, Take That! My tour countdown continues. Ireland are you ready for a post Electric Picnic, Connolly Acoustic Picnic tour? I fly out on Monday night. I’m playing Bangor, Dundalk, Cork, Bantry, Galway, Myrtleville, Ballymore Eustace, Wexford and Dublin. This week I…

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Dublin, Bantry, Cork and Ballydehob

Monday April 4th, 2016 Catching up with myself on the aircoach Brussels airport reopens. Doping allegations in British Sport. Star Wars to be filmed in West Cork…and the English Market. Is that true ? Mad. I’ve been a bit slow with the blog the last week or so, as I have been spending time with…

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