On Song . . . Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Colm Mac Con Iomaire is Intervied by Nadine O'Regan.

22nd June, 2014
Colm Mac Con Iomaire, violinist for The Frames and the Swell Season.

You got your start in the Frames from busking with the guys in Dublin – what was that like?

It was like running away with the circus. Around 1985, we’d go busking – me and the lads from Kila, essentially. There was that sense of discovering the real world for yourself. Glen [Hansard] was in one of the other bands at the time and everybody would join in together in the afternoons. It was a...

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