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OLD TOUR DATES FROM 2022
23rd July – Hometree, Ennistymon, 7.30pm 24th July – Ballybunion Arts Festival, 3pm 4th Aug – Birr Vintage Festival. 26th August – Arás Éanna, Inis Oirr, 8.30pm 9th Sept – Culturlann McAdam Ó Fiaich. 1pm & 7.30pm 10th Sept – Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co Kildare, 2pm & 7pm 11th Sept – Viking Theatre Clontarf (sold out) 30th Sept - White Horse, Ballincollig, Co Cork. 2nd Oct - Butter Market, Kenmare. TBC 7th Oct – Townhall Theatre, Cavan 8th Oct – Ursa Minor Bakehouse, Ballycastle, Co Antrim 13th Oct – Ballina Arts Centre, Co Mayo 14th Oct – An Carn, Carntogher, Co Derry, 7.30pm 15th Oct – Aonach Mhacha, Armagh, 2pm and 7pm 20th Oct – Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, 8pm 25th Oct - Solstice, Navan. 2pm & 7pm (TBC) 26th Oct – Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin Derry city, Co Derry 27th Oct – An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, 3pm & 8pm 29th Oct – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Autumn school, Lough Gur, Co Limerick 2nd Nov - An Taibhdhearc, Galway City. 3rd Nov - Fumbally Stables, Dublin 8 4th Nov - Fumbally Stables, Dublin 8 6th Nov – Repair Acts Festival, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, 8pm 23rd Nov – Roscommon Arts Centre, 8pm 24th Nov – The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo, 8pm 25th Nov – Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, 2.30pm & 8pm (evening show sold out) 4th Dec – Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, noon & 3pm, 8pm (all shows sold out)
Listen to the Land Speak
He writes occasionally for The Irish Times on culture & travel, presents the RTÉ podcast The Almanac of Ireland, and is author of the award-winning, best-selling Thirty-Two Words For Field, and Tree Dogs, Banshees Fingers and other Irish Words for Nature. His new book, Listen to the Land Speak is due Oct 2022.
He has made dozens of documentaries on issues of world culture for TG4, RTÉ & Travel Channel. He lives in an oak wood, with bees and hens, in a grass-roofed house near Lough Lene, Co Westmeath.
32 Words for Field