Aon Teanga:Un Çhengey Scottish tour

Last week, Mary Ann, Eoghan, Ultan and I took to the Scottish roads, accompanied by double bassist, sound-engineer, roadie, organiser-extraordinaire and all round super-fella Gordon Maclean, to do a week-long tour with Aon Teanga:Un Çhengey. We started off in Bunessan in the Isle of Mull and, though Eoghan and I were super-tired after having just arrived on the West Coast after...

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Premiere of ‘The Gathering’ – Yn Chruinnaght 2015

I’m not one to get nervous on stage, but this July I found myself slightly aflutter… I wasn’t performing, and nor was I about to, but I had been asked by Sarah from the wonderful band Flook to light candles on a cake and bring it on stage to birthday boy Ed Boyd during their concert in Yn Chruinnaght festival...

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My top ten for Manx gifts this Christmas!

I love to buy Manx-made gifts for friends and family and with such a bunch of talented artists and craftspeople on the Island, there's no reason not to! I recently made myself a go-to list for presents, as I'm often forgetting what's right under my nose, so I thought I would share my top ten with you in case you...

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