The Parting Glass

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. ­čĹŹ 

Raghley Harbour

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 ┬áthe 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