Paddy Casey, who released his fifth album Turn This Ship Around last August, and Mundy play the Cork Opera House on Wednesday, October 20. We asked Paddy the BIG questions . . .

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Tell us three things about yourself?

I love potatoes. I'm rubbish at maths. When I was young, I thought that hurling would save the earth from an alien invasion.

How would you describe your music?

Its a big mixed bag of every film, song, and person Ive ever met and every place Ive ever been all wrapped up in a Gur cake.

Who are your musical inspirations?

I love loads but if I had to pick three - Nina Simone, Prince, and The Dubliners

What are you most looking forward to post-lockdown?

The smell of people again.

Whats your favourite song right now?

Right now, its Saoirse Caseys Ephemeral. Its amazing.

Favourite lyric of all time?

Probably not the best ever but a killer of a line that gets me every time from Leonard Cohens Four in The Morning ... "Yes, and thanks, for the trouble you took from her eyes, I thought it was there for good so I never tried."

If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life what would it be?

Thats a terrible Idea but if I had to, The Silent Boatman by Parliament Funkadelic.

Where can people find your music/more information?

Paddycaseymusic.com and paddycaseymusic on Facebook and Instagram or you could ask me. I might have a CD in the car :)