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 • 0 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

summer festival season

Published on 25th June 2017 • 0 comments

Back on the road again with the Waterboys. Summer festival season is here again and once more we're back in beautiful Norway for festivals. Oslo is a great sophisticated and vibrant city and its always great to return here to... Read Post

Shows with Joe Chester

Published on 6th June 2017 • 0 comments

Just home in the west after a couple of shows with the great Joe Chester. Joe produced Beekeeper and I've played on three of Joe's records so we found a lot of common ground. The shows were organised by Joyce... Read Post

The first review of Beekeeper and article in the Sunday Times

Published on 17th April 2017 • 2 comments

The first reviews are coming in What does it sound like?:What to expect? When a sideman (and that term is not meant in any derogatory sense, as sidemen generally have to be musicians of the highest calibre) steps to the fore... Read Post