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“Flow” wins Best Direction award in Greece

"Flow - an ode to urban nature" picked up another award this week. This time it was at the History, Arts & Science Documentary Festival in Athens, Greece. It won the Best Direction award. You may remember that Barry helped translate the voice-over text. The...

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You’ve Been Shazam’d

Apple Music reports once a week and tell us not only who's been playing Barry's music but where as well. It's fascinating to see in any given week the various towns, cities and countries where people are listening to his music. And it's also newcomers to his music...

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More airplay on Radio Caroline

A big thank you to Suzy Wilde for spinning Barry's music again on her most recent show. Her choice this time was "Oh Well", which features Davy Spillane on the uilleann pipes. Barry was certainly in good company as she placed him between George Thorogood and...

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More short stories from Barry in Ireland’s Own

Ireland's Own, Ireland's longest-running and best-selling magazine, published two short stores from Barry recently. The first one is about a childhood friend who passed away this year. That story is in issue No. 5934, the one with Louise Morrisey on the cover. The...

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Suzy Wilde – Radio Caroline

A big thank you to Suzy Wilde on Radio Caroline for playing Never Say Die on her most recent show. Suzy's show airs at 4pm each Monday, so try to catch it if you can. It's also archived and here's their explanation for doing so: there are a number of very good reasons...

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Cavan Calling 2023

Barry's contribution to this year's Cavan Calling is a live track recorded during the Bospop Festival in the Netherlands, with Snowy White as his special guest. Snowy is no stranger to Irish audiences as he toured for several years with Thin Lizzy. You can check it...

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Crazy Love played on Talk Radio Europe

We have it on good sources that Gery Sweeney played "Crazy Love" on his radio show on Wednesday. A big thank you to Ger who is a great supported of all Irish artists in general. Live on Eire is Spain’s only Irish radio programme. It is broadcast on Wednesday evenings...

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Suzy Wilde Show – Radio Caroline

A big thank you to Suzy Wilde at Radio Caroline for paying tribute to Johnny Fean's contribution to Barry's "Beyond The Tears" album. She played "Trouble" on today's show. Suzy is on-air every Monday at 4pm GMT and plays some of the best music you can hear on radio...

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Spaziomusica Music Club in Italy

Barry was asked to write a piece for this special book - spaziomusicaspaziobruno. It was lovingly put together by his wife Daniela shortly after Bruno passed away. They both ran the Spaziomusica Music Club in Pavia, Italy for many years. You can read Barry's piece on...

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John C. Smith – RIP

John C. Smith, one of the founding members of Albatross, passed away suddenly on Thursday 26th January. Without a start there is no middle and no end. Together with Smokey Joe on drums, Barry and John were the original members of Albatross, the hard-rockin' trio that...

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