Scotland adieu

We're just back from a lovely short trip to Scotland.  The Haal Fesetival up in beautiful Portsoy - this photo is from our BnB window looking over the 17th century harbour.  We had a couple of great workshops, sang a…

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Bealtaine blessings


The start of Summer in the Celtic Calendar and last night all over this north west corner of Ireland people were leaving May flowers (Marsh marigolds) outside doors and windows to keep the fairies out - apparently they couldn't resist…

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Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon

Our second visit to the Abbey Centre in Ballyshannon has just gone on sale online - we'll be there on 6th September 2024.   Last year we played it just 6 days after our house move - crazy time but a…

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Monument to the Unknown Women Workers

  Up in Belfast a while back there was time for a proper look at this bronze sculpture outside the train station.  It is by Louise Walsh and was put up in 1992 beside the Europa Hotel.
  The Monument to the… Read more

A new year, a new home


Like the twisted trunk of this old tree Tom and I have re rooted ourselves and moved West to my old home house on the borders of Co. Fermanagh and Co. Donegal - we're a few miles from the Atlantic…

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Happy New Year

Greetings from frosty Co. Fermanagh and best wishes for a peaceful year to come.  

Fiddlers Green Festival

Having a gentle time at Fiddlers Green this year ... You'll find us at these sessions and round and about the impromptu sessions. Sunday night 23rd 7.30pm, Opening Concert, In Tune with Nature in the Lecture Hall presented by ColumRead more

Check out our new live video

We had a very enjoyable session at Slemish Sessions in Broughshane with Andrew and Brian recording this live video of "People"

Fun at Bloomsday

All dressed up for Bloomsday - we were part of a lovely evening of readings from Ulysses interspersed with songs mentioned in the book - check out our version of Love's Old Sweet Song which is referred to as being…

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Blooms Day is the annual celebration of James Joyce's epic novel Ulysses  where all the action of the novel takes place on 16th June.   One of the characters travels to Rostrevor by the sea and our local theatre company The…

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