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New Guitar New Songs New Craic at the Irish Haven Sunset Park Brooklyn

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Sunday 17th August 8 - 11 pm
Originals POP (old n new)  and Irish


Legend-ary Songwriter and performer John Munnelly makes a rare appearance in NYC/Brooklyn after his recent tours. Catch him while you can in the fun and relaxed historic bar the IRISH HAVEN in Brooklyn

“Come to Sunset Park Brooklyn for a SOLO show ON SUNDAY and I will have my new guitar with me and new songs. It’s a rare chance to see me out and about performing a fierce variety of stuff Irish Originals and Pop.”
Show Time in Sunset Park  Brooklyn – Get yourself to fun in 5721 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 -  R train

http://www.newyorkirisharts.com/event/munnelly-at-the-irish-haven-music/

Psychology Terms Explained

Twaddles' Definition'sof DSM and Psychology

There's money in your pain - here are some of the terms you may encounter in your counseling sessions and their real meanings.

Transference and counter-transference.

You remind me of myself/my mother/my sister/my brother, my father, my boss - etc

Transference: you fork off!, I hate/love you.
Counter-transference: no, you fork off!, I love/hate you.

Post- Modern Family: It's not all relative(s).
Most-Modern Family: "My child is AAAmazing - please worship my child with us!

Abnormal psychology: The study and resultant verbal weekly irritation of normal diverse individuals by highly trained and educated emotionally defectives and borderline personalities with 'healing' gift delusions.

Attachment: Emotional relationship between the therapist and yours or the insurance companies billable's.

Anxiety An intense emotional response caused by the pre-conscious recognition that you are going to spend the rest of your fine af…

It's a wrong way to Tipperary Peace

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It's a long wrong way to Tipperary  It certainly turned out to be a long long way to Tipperary for Cavan born and Brooklyn living Singer-Songwriter John Munnelly who was selected as a finalist for the Tipperary Peace Song of Peace Final at the Aherlow House Hotel Tipperary on Thursday July 10th. 2014.
I think my brother put it best;  John "came first in the coming last competition" ;) Thanks Bro, actually it was joint last!  
My distinct memory is that while playing my peace song (see pic below)  the judges seemed harried and busy with some sort of paperwork and paid not the slightest attention to me performing. That's at best vaguely disrespectful towards someone who traveled internationally and paid his own way to be there without a single support from the competition.  I still totally believe in the peace song I wrote and it's not a professional level critique of the song. Maybe they had other stuff to do for the three minutes I played; but give…