May Larne Wexford Mullingar

May is a busy month for Robin and whether you’re in the North of Ireland, midlands or South East or in Dublin for his weekly resident gigs, you’ll have a chance to catch him play.   First he travels up north to see familiar and new faces at Ruby’s Bodega in Larne on Sun May […]

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September 2018 Colfer’s and Norway (part 2)

Not content with playing The 27th Phil Murphy Weekend in  earlier this summer,  Robin returns on Thursday the 20th September to support blues guitarist Robin Bibi and blues harmonica player David Raphael for what will be the first gig of their Irish tour. Colfer’s is located in Carrick-on-Bannow in Wexford, start time approx 9pm.   […]

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Maa Bonny Lad

A wee Northumbrian maritime folk song, first published in ‘North Countrie Ballads, Songs and Pipe-Tunes’ in 1922. I found it through the incredible singing of Anne Briggs; Rachel Unthank also did a gorgeous version. Video and audio were recorded ‘on location’ in the ruins of the former lifeboat station at Kilmichael Point on the Wexford […]

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