He learned the thin whistle and bodhran ,and he then went on to teach himself other instruments. Short stories was a huge passion of his and he began turning them into songs and bringing them to life, This particular method was the perfect fit for him and he has being writing this way ever since . At the age of 16 he saw an add in the local newsletter about an act looking for members for a local Folk group. He joined, there he gained valuable experience with the more experienced musicians and mastering his own unique style of playing. Later he set up his own junior folk group teaching kids how to play and sing, This is something that is very close to his heart and he still continues to this very day and he encourages, supports, advises and produces all kinds of music for kids. Previously he had found himself struggling physically and mentally,with the inner demons that affect so many artists and also trying to raise his young family.It was his Music and writing that kept him going through this period . “Music and writing is in my bloodstream and it has always been my lifeline”, he says, He took the time needed to recuperate and he is back with some fantastic Music. His music, tells a story with heart,brought to life with his Acoustic soul.