Listen to Declan tracks below and watch his videos or live performances. You can buy any of his music in the SHOP.

“I had a very strong sense that returning to Galway, I was re-connecting with my ancestral home. It was a very exciting time for me.”
“…on a piece of paper, Steve and I drew a strange impressionistic map, then built a whole orchestra, and its arrangement in a matter of hours, using only his fiddle and Christine’s cello.”
"There was only one place this song could go on the record, and with it, Kyabram is book-ended by water. Various interpretations of the song’s meaning have been offered to me along the way. Most profess suicide. Would you like to hear my version?… ”
“…We lost the exact count, but this take was somewhere up in the high fifties or early sixties, after numerous days happily chasing it. There were probably lots of good versions but this was the right one, and the last one…”
“Summer of 2004. We holed up in an old cottage in Galway. Aidan, Paul, and I set up in the old open-plan kitchen with Tim at the helm in the next room, and gave ourselves 10 days to get the core of the record down… “

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