Influences: Moving Hearts, Planxty, Michael Jackson, Adele, James Taylor, Paul Williams, Queen, Mike Mcgoldrick.
2016-Continually composing new tunes.
2016-Played extensively in local gigs including being a founder member of a new group which performed at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.
2015-Composed a traditional tune for a documentary June 2015 http://www.irishtv.ie/clare-matters-46
2015-Composed a melody/soundtrack for a short film which was released Aug 2015.
Playing Irish Trad Music regularly: pub gigs, performing for tours, wedding ceremonies, CD launches.
Able to play by ear and can copy a singer quite easily and quickly.
Until recently was teaching tinwhistle and wooden flute to children and adults in my locality (with some breaks) over the past 20 years.
2014-Recorded and launched (Nov 2014) an album (own label) 'The Tunes Foundry' of some my new traditional Irish compositions.
2012-I entered a newly composed tune into a composition competition in the CCE County fleadh in Clare and it achieved first place , 2nd place in the Munster final and although not placed in the All Ireland it did receive 92 marks.
2004-Was intent on improving trad playing but focused on family life till 2003/2004 when completed the Masters in University of Limerick.
1994-Recorded a cassette tape of myself with guitar accompaniment playing trad Irish music in 1994 called Breaking Ground
Moved to traditional Irish music tentatively in the nineties
Played with semi-professional baroque and classical orchestras in the eighties
Played with many pit orchestras for musicals
Played with Concert Bands regularly from the eighties to early nineties
1986/87-Member of Irish Youth Wind Orchestra for two summers