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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The Christmas Fire

The Christmas Fire is our latest single out in time for the holiday season.   It's a traditional song that Tom and I recorded live in the summer - guitar, percussion and vocals - and our good friend Colum Sands added…

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Finishing a Christmas song

Delighted to be back in the studio putting finishing touches to the new album which we are aiming now to have out for 1st March.   And while we were recording earlier in the year we put down a Christmas song…

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Gosh it's been ages since I've checked in here and I thought it was time to come by and reassure everyone that I'm still here - thanks Susan for the nudge.   



Under the beech tree on the garage roof
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Updates from here


Things have been a bit manic here and I'm a bit the worse for wear at this stage, but the end is in sight.   



summer colour in spite of the cold






My brother arrived home from Australia on Sunday for…

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The Squirrels babies are here ...

 I just had to share this ... 

In the middle of the recording this afternoon I looked out the window and we had four feeding together ... how fabulous.  


Thank you for all your comments the other day - much…

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Too much

Sing for Earth Day Rostrevor 
singing in the forest after a morning workshop learning songs to praise the Earth.

It's been such a long time since I posted here - nearly three months - that I hardly know how to…Read more

New Song for Brigid's Day

We're delighted to release a brand new song especially for Imbolc or St Brigid's Day which marks the start of Spring in Ireland.  

Have a look and listen to the First of February on our You Tube channel

Blessings of…

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Blessings of Brigid's Day

 Beannachtai lá Féile Bhríde Ort

Blessings of Brigid's Day to you and yours

1st February, Imbolc, Brigid's Day, the start of Spring

I hope you are all keeping well.   We've had a lovely start to the year in this part

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Winter Sunshine

Happy New Year everyone from Tom and I in Rostrevor, Co. Down.  

May 2022 be filled with good health and happiness and hopefully see you on the road again before too long.  

Fil and Tom 

Photo taken from CloughMor above

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Happy New Year

From the Mourne to the Cooleys - winter sunshine
Happy New Year dear blogger friends.   May 2022 be kind to us all. 

Lots of love and blessings