How I was nearly a “Fifth Beatle”, a George Harrison moment and singing for Radio Luxembourg. More old stories…

The old Mount Merrion church – it became known as The Barn. It could have been another Cavern if I’d known more than three chords on the guitar.   ALMOST BUT NOT QUITE… I was in a band once. We were called The Almost. John Philip Murray was on drums. Dave Fleming on lead and … Continue reading How I was nearly a “Fifth Beatle”, a George Harrison moment and singing for Radio Luxembourg. More old stories…

So it WAS Mick Jagger throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of a Rolls Royce in Stillorgan 50+ years ago!

Luggala.One word and it brings to mind the beauty of Wicklow, the Guinness dynasty, the Beatles and A Day in the Life, their song about Tara Browne, the Rolling Stones and Mick Jagger, Garech Browne and parties, wild parties we never imagined took place on our saintly isle. But they did.Liam Collins paid a last … Continue reading So it WAS Mick Jagger throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of a Rolls Royce in Stillorgan 50+ years ago!