Lovebomb / 17 May 2022

Barge Bards

Had so much fun doing a spoken word gig on a barge tonight at Grand Canal Dock. Beautiful vibe, lovely setting, great community of people. Shared the stage with the hugely talented Colm Keegan, Lisa O’Neill and Alain Servant. Thanks to Erin Fornoff for organizing this little private gig and for the invitation to perform. […]

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Inspiration / 6 April 2022

Fluffy clouds

One of my father’s favourite subjects to draw and paint were the clouds here in Ireland. It’s easy to understand why. They simply never disappoint, especially in broken light

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Spark in the Dark / 13 January 2022

An Actual Conversation on YouTube – comedy sketch

Back in the day, at my monthly Brownbread Mixtape variety show, I would regularly write radio-style sketches for our resident sketch troupe The Brownbread Players (Gus McDonagh, Eva Bartley & Sean McDonagh). The show was always themed, and on this occasion the theme was “Do you speak my language?”, so I decided to find inspiration […]

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Uncategorized / 8 December 2021

Three Men Talking – Tonight!

Even though a storm is literally raging outside the window, and a pandemic continues to keep its grip on the country, our show will be going ahead tonight, and we will be adhering strictly to COVID guidelines. The Axis Ballymun staff will be very thoughtful and mindful of everyone’s experience, and it promises to be […]

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Spark in the Dark / 11 October 2021

The Brownbread Mixtape – Vol. 1 – Music

For over a decade I hosted and curated a live monthly variety show called The Brown Bread Mixtape, and it took place upstairs in the legendary Stag’s Head pub here in Dublin. Those eclectic, electric nights in that old Victorian room were some of the most fun and creatively exciting times I’ve had. The night […]

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