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Past performances including links to view
10 September 2021
23 August 2021
After an 18-month hiatus on foot of the COVID-19 pandemic, I was so excited to return to the stage again as part of the fabulous Dublin Quays Festival. The Festival featured an exciting mix of emerging talent and established names performing live over the month of August in four great venues along the banks of Dublin’s River Liffey.
My solo set from SIN É can be seen here on the Festival’s YouTube Channel.
The Festival was made possible by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media’s Live Performance Support Scheme.
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While live performance was an impossibility, in addition to releasing my first single, I played covers of my favourite songs from home across 2020 and 2021. You can visit my YouTube channel to hear me sing songs by David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Elliott Smith, Dexys Midnight Runners, Slade, Amy Winehouse, Supergrass, Suede, Manic Street Preachers, Blur and more.
20 April 2021
It was a privilege to read three pieces from my collection, There Are No Fixed Stars, at the Irish Writers Centre’s first online Takin’ the Mic on 20 April. You can watch my performance and/or read the pieces here.
28 February 2020
Takin’ the Mic returned to the Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square, on Friday 28 February 2020, and I had the pleasure of reading one of my short stories on the night. Full details of this event can be found on the Irish Writers Centre website.
31 January 2021
It was an honour and a privilege to support HAIL THE GHOST in Whelan’s on Friday 31 January 2020 following the release of their second album ARRHYTHMIA in December 2019. Find out further details about the event here.
11 October 2019
The Irish Writers Centre’s Takin’ the Mic returned to the Red Line Book Festival on Friday, 11 October 2019, and I had both the pleasure and privilege of reading my short story, A Lesson in Grief, at it.
2 October 2019
8 May 2019
I had the privilege of being the featured musician at the Staccato Literary Salon in Toners Pub, Baggot Street, Dublin on Wednesday, 8 May 2019. I performed a selection of my songs in between readings from Sarah Davis-Goff, Susan Lindsay, Rachael Hegarty, Darren Darker, and Philip St John. The night was hosted by writers David Butler and Tanya Farrelly, and admission was free.
15 February 2019
Blue Sun frontman Brew Mbirika headlined this one-off event on Friday, 15 February 2019, at which he shared the stories behind his music alongside live performances of his songs. I was excited to provide support on this special night alongside Kevin Casey. All proceeds/donations were in aid of the National Council for the Blind Ireland (NCBI)
The gig took place in the gorgeous Vintage Room, upstairs in The Workmans Club.
Tickets were €5 for a great cause.
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