- 11 Apr 23
Ahead of his Where is My Mind? live show at the 3Olympia Theatre, Bressie answers our burning questions.
Who would be the last person you would invite to your birthday party?
Who would be the first person you would invite to your birthday party?
There’s a place within us that has never been wounded (John O’Donohue).
Tom Waits’ Closing Time.
Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl.
In The Name Of The Father.
Barry Keoghan is fast becoming mine.
Coffee and Irn Bru (Scottish blood).
Watching Ozark at the moment. Incredible TV
Favourite TV personality?
Favourite item of clothing?
I love a well-fitted slim suit. Wish I had more occasions on which to wear one.
Favourite method of relaxation?
Meditation and Lough Ennell in Mullingar.
If you weren’t pursuing your present career, what other career might you have chosen?
I feel I would be working in psychology, or else perhaps as a teacher.
Not sure, but judging from band photos Conor looks like the tallest one. (Boom and indeed boom! Editor)
Dumb And Dumber To.
Your concept of heaven?
A world where chorizo was good for you.
Your concept of hell?
Standing on stage for your first song supporting AC/DC and realising your guitar wasn’t working.
What would be your dying words?
Damn you, chorizo.
Right now it’s to work towards my PhD.
Period of history you’d most like to have lived in and why?
The ‘60s seems like it was mad craic, though not sure I would have remembered much of it
If you weren’t a human being, which animal would you have chosen to be?
Hawks are fucking cool. I am just back from the west coast of the States and they were everywhere. Glorious things, but ye wouldn’t want to fuck with them. Maybe they could come over here and sort out our seagull issue.
If you were told that the world was ending tomorrow morning, how would you react/what would you do?
Jump into my car and head down the N4 to spend the evening with my parents.
Your nominee for the world’s best-dressed person?
Everyone has their own preferences, but I think Daniel Craig gets that classic look right and it’s the look I like the best.
Favourite term of abuse?
I once heard a guy tell a band in the middle of their soundcheck that they were ‘an awful waste of electricity’.
Humanity’s most useful invention?
Humanity’s most useless invention?
The Twitter algorithm.