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Category Archives: Music
No doubt there were many thousands of us cringing behind the sofa, as we watched Ireland being eliminated in what was a lacklustre second semi Final, with the exception of the Bearded Lady, who was brilliant and humble. It’s tragic … Continue reading
So my great news today is my latest single “When You Become Stardust Too” is now LIVE on iTunes. Beautifully arranged, produced and trumpet solo by music genius Tevfik Kulak. Will this be my last recording? who knows? Heartfelt thanks to … Continue reading
Two of the great pillars of folk music of the last century, were remembered this week for the integrity and steadfastness of their politics and for their ability to inhabit a song in a very special way, a gift that is … Continue reading
Dinosaurs…Last Sunday, in the snug of a pub in Stoneybatter, I was reacquainted with the core of my being….
Last Sunday, in the snug of a pub in Stoneybatter, I was reacquainted with the core of my being, the essence of my existence. This reconnection was neither planned nor anticipated and I suspect it is probably something that happens … Continue reading
Robert Louis Stevenson said “extreme busyness is a symptom of deficient vitality.” I recognised myself immediately, the original “blue-arsed fly,” always on the move, always up to something, always having four or five projects on the go. And then old … Continue reading
Every Author dreams of three things – completing their book – selling it – and good reviews – today’s been a great day! 4.0 out of 5 stars Shay Healy captures the true feelings of a struggling Irish musician., May 6, 2013 … Continue reading
Guests Billy Connolly, Paul Brady and Phil Coulter share their amusing ‘Shay Stories’ with Marian Finucane on this RTE Radio 1 special; from a friendship spanning some 50 years. We also hear some very funny anecdotes from Moya Doherty, Johnny … Continue reading
There’s an interesting connection between Tom Waits and Communicorp’s Lucy Gaffney… it’s not as strange as you might think?
First Published in The Irish Daily Mail Saturday 20th April 2013 – Article Written by Shay Healy With a raspy voice that sounds like Ronnie Drew on helium, Tom Waits is one of the coolest American singer/songwriters of all time. His … Continue reading