June-July 2016 News

Since the beginning of 2016 we’ve been commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the Easter Rising and the leadership of James Connolly. This effort has taken us to Northern California, Ireland and New England to participate in the many events dedicated to the...

Songs of Freedom-Easter Rising East Coast Tour 2016

Songs of Freedom-Easter Rising Tour-East Coast Tour 2016 Friday, May 13-Troy, New York-James Connolly Forum https://jamesconnollyforum.wordpress.com/ 313 10th St., Troy, NY 518 407 3582 7pm to 9pm Donation of $5 requested, $2 unemployed and students Saturday, May...

April 24, 2016-The Vision of 1916 Reclaimed

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 A great crowd gathered in front of Dublin’s General Post Office. When the ceremonies began at 10:00 there were already thousands. By mid-day, tens of thousands. All were coming to express opposition to the government’s “official”...

February News

The James Connolly Easter Rising Tour 2016 Yvonne and I returned to Bern February 1st after playing 12 concerts and making seven radio appearances in  Northern California. The tour was organized by our publisher, PM Press. We were greeted warmly, throughout, by small...

December-January News

Dear Friends: Shortly before departing for our West Coast tour Yvonne and I will be performing our annual concert at the Esse Bar in Winterthur. January 3, 2016-19:30 Mat & Yvonne perform at The Esse Bar in Winterthur...