In memory of my Father Rowland Blennerhassett, a true Gentleman. This short music video is in memory of my late Father Rowland Blennerhassett from Sligo, who used to tell me a story as a child about our ancestor Harman Blennerhassett, a member of the United Irishmen who fled from Ireland after the failed 1798 rebellion … Continue reading The Parting Glass
The Bubblemen return (for one special night)
Sometimes when you get the call, it's time to drop everything and strap on the P Bass. Yessir, my old friend Mike Kane was back for a holiday from NZ and rallied the troops for a night of loudness, poses and guitar Olympics in Jackie's Rendezvous bar in Sligo last Friday. It was great to … Continue reading The Bubblemen return (for one special night)
In another life…..
Way back then David Wray and I made surfboards for they who practiced the gentle art..the aroma of polyester resin, acetone & spray paint is forever in my nostrils.....and yes, we surfed as well! Surfboard by us (very early model) spotted in the Great Outdoors, Dublin by the good Wrayser himself. 👍
Just good manners would be nice!
Sitting with my mother in barely moving Sligo traffic this morning with the indicator on trying to get into the flow, I counted 17 cars that crawled past and wouldn't let her in before some decent person finally waved her on. Good manners...................:-(
A light in the trees
Hazelwood by Lough Gill in Sligo
The chosen path!
"The Foremost" were the first band I ever saw play live at a Parish social in St.John's church hall in Sligo, so it's all their fault 🙂 Photo courtesy of Liam Gilmartin
Drive north from Sligo for a wee bit then down the steep hill through Rathcormac and on a bit until you pass the church at Drumcliffe where my grandmother played the organ and bullied the choir into shape for years...oh and Yeats is buried in the graveyard there too. Over the river and turn left … Continue reading Raghley Harbour