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Just Up The Road …

Posted by JP Ryan on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, In : The Origin of Songs 


Growing up in the South East in the seventies and eighties was a tepid affair in comparison to the heated fury of Northern Ireland. I was neither intellectually or socially privy to the repercussions of what seemed like war. 

My only recollections was the evening news on an old analogue TV. It fed us regular tragedies from bombings and killings to street violence and public riots. This wasn’t  uncommon. It was an ongoing and recurrent narrative, woven into the fabric of our history - alw...


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JP Ryan JP Ryan is an Irish artist in the genre of Folk and Adult Contemporary Music. As an arts graduate with an MA in Art Therapy, he has used music and art in a therapeutic capacity, in many areas of the Health Service, with many years of experience as a registered art therapist. As a recording artist, JP has opened for some major acts and toured his own music, described as evocative, literate and lyrical. In addition to having music published, he has also had poetry published and his other hobbies include reading, writing, and strength and fitness training. In a sporting capacity he is an Irish, European and World Champion Powerlifter.