Winter Sunshine

Happy New Year everyone from Tom and I in Rostrevor, Co. Down.  

May 2022 be filled with good health and happiness and hopefully see you on the road again before too long.  

Fil and Tom 

Photo taken from CloughMor above

Blessings of the season

From our house to yours 

Wishing you blessings of the season on these short days.   

Wherever you are in the world
and however or whether you celebrate this winter holiday,
we wish you peace, joy and good health
for the…

Bonny Scotland

Such a joy to be back playing live again in front of real people :).  Thanks to the Scottish folk clubs at Glenfarg, Quarter and Irvine for welcoming us back, singing along and having a laugh.   See you soon again…

Rehearsals on a sunny afternoon

Rehearsals on a sunny afternoon.  Starting to get excited to finally get back on the road again - over to Scotland- in @Glenfarg folk club next Monday, @Quarter Acoustic on Tuesday and @Irvine Folk Club on Wednesday.  Fandabedozzeee.

Beautiful May 

"I Still Think of You Sometimes, when bluebells ring, and small birds find their voices earlier each day and Summer starts in May".


These are such strange times we're living in - just sending you a quick…

Lovely review of the Emigrant Woman's Tale

I love this photo taken after our first performance of The (revived) Emigrant Woman's Tale in Dundalk's Tain Theatre at the start of February. 


"The Emigrant Woman was fantastic. We saw it in Dundalk & we thought it was amazing.

Border Stories

Looking forward to three performances of Border Stories next month - an extended version of The Emigrant Woman's Tale and including a short one woman play about homelessness, called Bananas!.   The shows are supported by the European Union's PEACE IV…

The Emigrant Woman's Tale Spring Dates

With an updated version of the show first presented in 2015, Fil with Hungarian poet Csilla Toldy are bringing The Emigrant Woman's Tale to Dundalk, Derry and Armagh before joining up with another play by Csilla - Bananas, a one…

This Is Home

Come and join us for a special event to celebrate International Migrants Day hosted by Fil and Csilla Toldy on Wednesday 18th December.   With writers and singers from Germany, France, Iran, Syria, Austria, Lebanon, Australia, America, Cambodia, Hungary, Poland and…

Summer Sing Singing Workshop

Now that Festival fever is over in these parts for another year, it's time to start looking forward.  

A few things to watch out for

I'll be co presenting a singing workshop with Laura Plummer of Voices of Lecale on…