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Where is Pat Carthy? Looking for Pat - The Crane Bar Poet from 2009

Dec 4th 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

I’m looking for Pat Carthy. All I have to go on is a name in my notebook from the night of an Irish Traditional Music session in The Crane Bar in Galway in November 2009. When I returned to track him down, no one seemed to know who he was let alone where and I’m still searching.

It was a wonderful session as usual for a packed Saturday night in Galway but this moment stood out to me. Pat was a mysterious figure that stood up from ...

Glen Hansard - The Parting Glass (trad)

Mar 17th 2012 | 0 COMMENTS

We filmed this at the end of the video shoot for Philander

It’s an old traditional celtic ballad. Nice to get it out on St Patricks Day.

Live Poetry in Galway at the Crane Bar

Oct 15th 2010 | 0 COMMENTS

This was shot when I was in Galway last year at a traditional music session at The Crane Bar, the Poets name is Pat Carthy:

Pat Carthy in The Crane Bar, Galway, Ireland from Conor Masterson on Vimeo.


It was remarkable to see the session unfold as musicians simply turned up and joined in. In the middle of the evening this guy stood up and recited his poem, ...

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