David Murphy

a.k.a. De Murphy, a.k.a. Dave
Arsenal; Flute, Tin Whistle, Bones (see dictionary).

Local lad Dave has been a regular on the Dublin music scene for nigh on two decades, although he did abscond to Northern Europe for a lengthy spell around the early nineties, which proved to be a formative musical experience for his already well-honed talents as he became increasingly interested in the melodies and rhythms of traditional Eastern and Northern European music.

On his triumphant return to these shores he set up the seminal group Tre, who not only managed to develop a considerable fan-base around the capital, but also impressed the hordes who came to see them at their unforgettable live festival performances. Dave thrives in the nebulous social scene of Dublin city centre and is much in demand as a raconteur of note. His non-musical interests include an overwhelming appetite for raw fish, an appreciation of blonde actresses and a reverential awe of St. James Gate.

David Murphy