Happy Birthday David Murphy

Today is David Murphy’s birthday!

He seemed like a bit of craic before I knew him:

Blackboard Jungle

Blackboard Jungle

Queen Kong

Queen Kong


And has never stopped acting the maggot!


electric picnic, ireland, festivals ireland, you're only massive, irish bands, electric picnic lineup

electric picnic

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And he cares about things outside him, like anti-racism, reproductive rights and gay rights!

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savita protest, ireland abortion, pro choice ireland, irish embassy berlin

DM on the train after Vigil and Protest for Savita outside Irish Embassy, Berlin.


is a good travelling companion:

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And has the most luxurious fashion style / the most regal purple hoodie:


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Not to mention being bandmates!


Ladyfest Munich, ladyfesten deutschland, ladyfest, youre only massive, riot grrrl, female artists berlin, female synth players, synth pop, electro hip hop

Ladyfest Munich.

David Murphy, Ireland, youre only massive, irish music, ncad ball, ncad student ball, dublin music, dublin university, irish bands, music from ireland, new music, new music ireland, synth pop, electro hip hop

NCAD Christmas Ball, Dublin.

And knowing famous people!


Happy Birthday, David Murphy!

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Maebh Murphy grew up in Waterford, Ireland and lives in Berlin, Germany. As a teenager, she participated in outreach programmes by Waterford Youth Arts and developed a taste for writing, acting, directing, dance and theatre. At Trinity College, Dublin she studied English Literature and Drama Studies. In 2006 she was a founding member of the "audiodetour" project, making mp3 choreographed audio guides in Dublin, Edinburgh, Berlin and New York. In 2007 she formed the band You're Only Massive, who have released several records on vinyl, cassette and itunes and played concerts in Europe and North America. Since 2011 she have been working with Ruby Tuesday e.v. Berlin as a band coach, instrument coach and organizer of music camps for people discriminated against on the basis of gender, and is currently in the process of setting up Girls* Rock! Ireland. She is a catalyst of Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Interests include electronic music, synthesizers, feminism, classism, the girls rock movement and veganism.

2 thoughts on “Happy Birthday David Murphy

  1. All the best David, enjoy following your life (we met once in Marina del Mar, California) Before the week end is over will do and send a sketch of you from one of your fb photos unless you send me preference, notify asap and will use it as basis for sketch.

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