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Born From Tradition

Strange times indeed. From social distancing to lockdowns. Hopefully we are on the other side and things are beginning to open up. Having been isolated from my family back in Ireland, and like so many, the “what if’s” hung heavy. With all…

The New Album

Shane Ó Fearghail The New Album It’s almost that time. We are delighted to announce that Shane’s new album is soon here. The date of completion has been set for 21st June 2020 – and the Midsummers Solstice. In keeping with…

Seven Songs Seven Weeks

Seven Songs Seven Weeks – was just an idea. Something to keep me busy whilst not performing. The idea: Songs from artists and bands that have been an inspiration. Right now the plan is seven songs… but rumour has it,…

Moonlandings – A Brave New World

And yet, still looming on the horizon is climate change. Try as we have, can we continue to ignore it? Maybe it is time we realised that shit can actually hit the fan.  Like so many I have been frustrated…

Fight For Your Art

By Shane Ó Feaghail It’s funny, things can change so quickly.  Two weeks ago I was on a European Tour with my band The Host. March dates were full and we had been booked for so many festivals, From Switzerland…

The Spring Tour 2020

Shane Ó Fearghail & The Host Spring Tour 2020 Here we go folks – it’s March and we’re into the Irish season. Time flies when you’re having fun. It’s been a busy few months for Shane & The Host and…

The First Child.

The Watcher & The Comet – The First Child. “A diligent line between Bowie & REM, The Watcher & The Comet feels like a forgotten classic”. Eamon De Paor ~ The Metro (Dublin) It’s been eleven years and two months since…

Twenty Twenty A Plenty

HERE’S TO A NEW YEAR So I found out today that Larry Gogan died. Today is a sad day. That’s the second Irish broadcaster in a week that’s left our shores. Marian Finucan and Larry Gogan were incredible Irish broadcasters…

SOF & THE HOST NEWS

Shane Ó Fearghail & The Host – This piece will develop over the next few days. It’s been a busy year for Shane and for The Host. There are many irons in the fire right now and so much more…

READ BETWEEN THE LINES

From the album They Might See Dolphins please find ‘Read Between The Lines’, the Alternative Video Version. Constantly being asked for lyrics for the songs, Shane thought a text video might suit this one. The song is about words after…