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 • 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