Tune a Day

Published on 5th March 2019 • 0 comments

Over the years I've built up a modest repertoire of tunes. These scraps of melodies dance in some cluttered corner of my brain waiting to be unpacked and set free The unpacking usually takes place among musicianers in one sacred... Read Post

Shane Mc Gowan's 60th

Published on 17th January 2018 • 0 comments

Shane is my cuz, so I was delighted to be asked to play as part of the band at his big 60th Celebration in Dublin recently. We've met a few times down thru the years but it wasn't until relatively... Read Post

On the road

Published on 9th November 2017 • 0 comments

We’re on the road again. Sure, the endless queuing is a drag, the airport shopping malls, the security checks and general ferrying around. The music and camaraderie make all that hassle fade into a mild inconvenience. We are family on... Read Post

Francis Ledwidge reflection in Solstice Arts Navan

Published on 18th September 2017 • 0 comments

We had a great night celebrating the poetry of Francis Ledwidge in Navan. I worked on four poems, that is, putting a musical landscape around the poems two of which became songs. It was a great adventure. I hope to... Read Post

Lyrics to Beekeeper

Published on 15th July 2017 • 1 comments

Following several requests here are the lyrics to the songs on 'Beekeeper' THE SONG OF LOST THINGSRemember the Days we walked down by the River We’d catch a little trout and maybe catch another And all the while the stream goes... Read Post