Notes From The Heart – A Celebration of Irish Traditional Music’ (Poolbebg1994) . 

‘One Night In The Life Of R.V. Mulrooney.) A novel (Poolbeg 1996)

‘The Music of Ghosts – A Burren Miscellany’

 A collection of Short Stories/Essays/Poetry.

 (Old Forge Books 2004.) .  Avb on Amazon Kindle.

‘The Lightning Tree’ -  a novel.   (Brandon Books/ Old Forge Books 2005). .  Avb on Amazon Kindle.

‘A Nightingale Falling’ - a novel   (Old Forge Books 2012.) Avb on Amazon Kindle.





With over 22 years as a radio broadcaster to his credit, PJ has worked with RTE Radio 1, Lyric Fm,& BBC (N.I.). He  is the recipient of 3 National Broadcasting Awards for his radio programmes on Irish National radio stations RTÉ Radio 1, Century Radio and Lyric FM.


PJ is currently working on a new novel (as yet untitled) and beginning in early 2016 he will co-host (along with broadcaster Danny East) on a 2-hour Roots Radio Show titled

‘Roots, Blues & Beyond’ on Coast FM Gold, (located in Nerja in Sth. Spain

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1986: Winner of a Jacobs Radio Award for his RTE1 Radio Music Series ‘Personal Best’

1991: Winner of the Hot Press National Radio Award for his Century Radio Music Series ‘Rhythm & Roots.‘

2010: Winner of the ‘Fairplay for Airplay’ National radio Award for his Lyric FM music series ‘Reel to Ragas’

In 2013 his short story ‘The Road of Souls’ was chosen for inclusion in an American Anthology ‘Burning The Midnight Oil: Illuminating Words for the Long Night’s Journey into Day’ Compiled By Phil Cousineau. Sisyphus Press USA).

Also in 2013 his most recent novel “A Nightingale Falling’  (Old Forge Books) was made into Feature Film and went on general release in Ireland in Sept of 2014 and has enjoyed several Hollywood screenings in June of ’14 and Feb ’15, winning 2 Awards at the Sky Road Film Festival (Ire) and the Newport Beach 2014 Film Festival (Calif).

(For more info:

Stage Drama.

‘A Wake in The West’ – One-Act Play’ (1998.)

‘The Music of Ghosts’ – Audio-Visual Stage Narration

 (Original music composed and performed by Josephine Marsh. 2003).

Radio Drama.

‘The Stone Goddess’   – Radio Drama. (1997)

‘The Music of Ghosts’ – Radio Narration (2004)


 ‘ The Road of Souls’    Short Film     (Mixed Bag Media 2012.)

‘ A Nightingale Falling’ Feature Film (Mixed Bag Media 2014)






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