Wednesday February 26, 2020

Songs of experience: David Balfe on navigating grief through creativity

David Balfe talks to Nadine O'Regan about his new project and album, For Those I Love

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
14th July, 2019
David Balfe: passionate about his art Pic: Maura Hickey

‘I wasn’t making this record for the public. I was making it for my friends and Paul’s friends.”

In a coffee place in Dublin city, David Balfe is telling me, somewhat shyly, about himself. Noticeably thin, with delicate features, impish eyes and hip-hop stylings (striped T-shirt, gold chain, hoodie), Balfe, 28, is a low-key presence. The Donaghmede native works full time in an office job in Dublin and although...

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