Sean Mathews Interview (Sean-nós, twelve string guitar, lap dulcimer)

Episode 73 · October 25th, 2020 · 1 hr 58 mins

About this Episode

From Ballsgrove to Dooley Gate. Drogheda singing group to Marcelo Bielsa. Innovating and finding your voice. Halloween, bonfires, fireworks, hash and Scrumpy Jack. Parochial Kavanagh, Jinx Lennon, Blindboy Boatclub and the rise and fall of the commuter belt.

This is Sean Mathew's second appearance on the podcast and it's bloody good for the soul I tell ya! Most of the chat is based around Drogheda but really, everything that is said in here will apply to most large towns.

In this episode Sean sings:
Sweet Dooley Gate
Annan Waters
Welcome To Ballsgrove
The Commuter's Song
Turns and Tolls

To buy Sean's music, particularly his new single 'Welcome To Ballsgrove" go here:

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For those that believe seeing is believing, here are some photos of the school Darren spoke about... Grim!

Sean, this was an absolute blast and much needed. Thank you again.


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