where to buy your copy of songs from the lough swilly delta

nuns island highly strung - CopyTo begin with vinyl and c.d. copies of the album can be bought in Galway at “Bell, Book and Candle” The Small Crane, Sea Rd. and in Letterkenny at The Regional Cultural Centre Port Rd. and Universal Books Church Lane. This first pressing is a limited run on our own brand new “Oldtone Records” label, We will also be selling digital downloads as well as vinyl and c.d. from our bandcamp page. (at present only downloads available here)


Dublin Launch!

When I first started performing in Dublin in 1982 I used to put on my make-up in the gentlemen’s washroom in the basement of Bewley’s coffee shop on Grafton St. -they had great big mirrors- and off I’d head onto the street. I had some great fun and many mighty adventures on Grafton St. I met many good people and made many great friends so it is particularly thrilling for me to announce that our new album “Songs from the Lough Swilly Delta” will be launched in Bewley’s Theatre Grafton St. on Sunday 7th November at 7pm (doors 6.30). The event is being hosted by The Sober Sessions, tickets will be limited so please come early to avoid disappointment, spread the word! Looking forward to seeing yous xsober session

Songs from the Lough Swilly Delta Galway Launch

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The Galway Years returns to the Town Hall Studio

galway years studio show“The Galway Years” first performed as a work in progress as part of my Theatre Artist Residency in the Town Hall Theatre is returning to the Town Hall Studio for two nights in October this time with the inclusion of some some songs and music. As part of a series of memoir shows this performance begins in Galway 1986, includes the early days of Macnas and assorted adventures, on stage, screen and street corners.

Sparkplug in the Town Hall Studio!

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Little John Nee “Irish Times Best Sound Designer 2012 for Sparkplug”

Very delighted to be bringing Sparkplug back to the Town Hall Theatre Galway this time to the studio for an extended run of two weeks.

“Imagine Garrison Keillor relocating to Ulster’s northwest in the company of Tom Waits and D’Unbelievables and you get an idea of Nee’s singularly enjoyable production” Mick Heaney Irish Times 13/9/12  Star Rating ★★★★

“…bringing to mind something like Katherine Dunn’s novel Geek Love, with its traveling carnival, as Tullyglen community looks forward to “vintage day”, or John McGahern, with its clear-eyed take on a world that is not as it first appears.” Siobhán Kane irishtheatremagazine 11/9/12 Star rating: ★★★★

“A mesmerising piece of theatre balanced somewhere between the stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a zen meditation session. The evening made me feel as if I was a child again, enthralled by a magical story…” Michael Harding Irish Times 22/3/13 



thank you for funding it!

The Caledonia Highly Strung Orchestra photo by Paul McGuckin

The Caledonia Highly Strung Orchestra photo by Paul McGuckin

Thank you everyone who supported our “fundit” campaign to produce the album “Songs from the Lough Swilly Delta”; the target has been reached and the process is well under way with all songs recorded mixed and mastered, photographs taken and artwork being designed prior to the vinyl pressing.