As half of the Broken Funk team Dj ‘Jims’ Irish passport gives his Government name as Paul Dowling.
Designer, Lecturer, and determined supporter of diversity who is currently setting up Broken Funks first International franchise in a bar in London! However he maintains a Craggy island/Rugged Island relationship with his Fr Dick Byrnesque partner Pete the Beat on these monthly ‘I have washing with me, Mammy’ trips home.
These visits will continue to stoke the original flame of the long running Broken Funk nights held down on Thursdays in The Wicked Chicken for nearly 4 years . Now that Petes packin his palestinan scarf and heading over the water these return visits will be important reminders of the varied reggae and funk based musical alternative that have entertained the masses in the Chicken, Mickeys, and the Trinity rooms in recent times.
Thursdays in the Chickens Funky curve ball attitude will be continuing with a lineup drawn from the towns similar minded record luggers! so the name lives on, check here for updates. Pete's going away bash is in the Chicken this Thursday31st of January. See you there!
Paul Dowling is in Mickey Martins on 9th of February.