update   ★

Hi all,
sorry for the lack of update but I have been unwell for a while. However Claire is busy busy busy… She is in studio at the moment recording an amazing CD of some wonderful new songs. Its going to be great so stay tuned for more info.

Whats happening.   ★

Well here we are, the madness begins again. Playing Irish Music has its demands like every other job i suppose. We have just come through the Clare County Fleadh here in Miltown. It went really well and we are facing the wonderful Willie Clancy Week the week after next. We shall be playing in Kellys Central Hostel on main street as usual every afternoon from 2 to 5pm. We are playing in the Lackagh Senior Ceili Band again this year having come first in the Galway Fleadh Senior Ceili band competition. So looking forward to the Connaght in ballinasloe on July 8th. We are teaching in Bath at the great Bath Folk Festival in August. Check out their website for more info. We are in Cogans in Miltown every Monday night. Lovely session and Claire plays in Lahinch in the 19th every Sunday evening. So see you over the summer.

Concert Bath Folk Festival   ★

Hi again, Claire and I are playing a concert in Bath as part of the folk festival. We will be in the

Green park Tavern 44-45 Lower Bristol Rd Bath, Avon BA2 3BD on Saturday August 13th from 5pm to 7pm. Joining us on the night will be Catriona Killeen, a lovely Concertina player from Weat Clare. Also sharing the stage with us are Eric and the “Flying Toads”. Should be a great night.. Looking forward to seeing you all. Gerry and Claire

Bath Folk Festival   ★

Hi all, Its nearly Bath Folk festival time again. Claire and I will be teaching from Monday the 8th until Friday 12th. Really looking forward to the week. for more info check out http://www.bathfolkfestival.or​g/

Miltown is Buzzing   ★

Its half way through Willie Clancy week here in Miltown Malbay and the music is wonderful as usual. Had the pleasure of playing with over 30 musicians in the Central Hotel on main street yesterday. And when we finished we got to hear Anton McGamhain, Oisin McDiarmuida and several others playing on the street. and that was at 5pm. Back in the central again todayat 2pm for more of the same

Its Willie Clancy week   ★

Hi all, Well its willie week. Loads of musicians in Miltown for the annual festival. Claire and I were playing in a session yesterday and there were 32 musicians playing at one stage. All wonderfull players. And its only the first day. We are playing in the central Hostel on main street each day this week so if you are around why not come in for a tune. G & C

Getting Ready for Sessiun in Spanish Point   ★

Its almost Willie week here in Miltown again and we are getting ready for the Anual Sessiun in Spanish Point Golf Club House. It promises to be a great season featuring a host of local musicians and singers and dancers. More to follow

New Gig Added   ★

Hi everyone. Claire and I are starting our sessions for the summer. We will be playing in Cogans on Main street Miltown Malbay every Monday night for the summer. Cogans is a bar/restaraunt  which serves great food. So come and enjoy some great Irish Music and song or if you play or sing, why not loin in.

Hey Hey New Site Launched   ★

Hi All, We just launched our new website. Check it out at www.gerandclaire.com.

Songwriting   ★

Claire continues to hone her craft by spending a weekend with the great Mick Hanly singer/songwriter in Listowel at the recent Writers week. She will add a posting on this soon, Great few days!