Tour finale at the wonderful Washerwoman 

Check out the video for Farmers' Hall.

The Pop Inn described by Punk Goddess Cait O'Riordan as "Superb".....The Sons are blushing!

Sons kick off tour with secret Washerwoman appearance followed by opener at the World Academy of Music and Dance

May 2017

Sons announce two further dates for Summer tour -  

The fabulous Washerwoman Bar in Ballina Co. Tipperary

and a hometown return to

Bailieborough Arts and Culture Centre

February 14th, 2016

It's finally here! Yes folks, at the (slightly) delayed release date of Valentine's day 2016, "Foundry Folk Songs" is finally available.

Described as having a sound that veers between "Post-punk, Irish folk and the Velvet Underground" FFS charts a journey through a time and place that has disappeared into the mists. 

Available at iTunes, amazon and through this website (just send us a request!), you can check out some sample tracks in the videos below...

​You can also listen to the whole tootin' shebang on Vive Le Rock advise...."get into it!"

July 2016

Sons feature in Hot Press' FREE MUSIC FRIDAY.

Big thanks to Stuart Clark and the lads! .........Check it out at:

Sons get stellar review for "Thrilling debut" album in Louder Than War Magazine

June 2016

Those positive reviews keep coming in!!! Sons officially labelled 'critically acclaimed'

See and reviews below

Check out the podcast at:


The Pop Inn video is here: ENJOY!!!​​

Sons of Southern Ulster title track is also on video. Check it out!

Old news

September 2016

Sons feature on R2 magazine cover CD with the "shimmering" Harry Clarke!


April 4th 2016

Sons Interview and album review in Vive Le Rock

Described as 'a mesmerising  mix of post-punk and folk',Foundry Folk Songs received a lofty 8/10 rating from the VLR team in this month's issue. 

Check it out in our Media section!

Also, check out the interview with  Justinus J Kelly and David J Meagher which is also available in the Interviews section of the site....ENJOY!!!

and don't forget to follow give the Sons your love!!!

April 2017

​Sons announce first of mini tour dates - a lunchtime gig at the Workld Academy of Music and Dance in Limerick!

​​Welcome to the Sons of Southern Ulster official website

October 2016

Sons rocking out in Boston!!! Surely a few dates in Ireland are on the way  soon???

At last!!!......Vinyl copies of Foundry Folk Songs now available.

December 2016



JULY 2017​​​​

Sons announce that 7 inch vinyl copies of The Pop Inn are 'imminent'. Check out the cover below! Details on how to get your hands on a copy will be announced here soon.

Sons release Video for McElearney's Says Check it out my friends!

The Sons reveal the truth about their background with interview in R2 magazine -

check out the media section for the interview in full

As  veteran Irish Rock critic Tony Clayton Lea labels SoSU 'the best Irish band you've never seen', guitarist Meagher admits to a severe case of Axe-ache!!!

May 2016

​Sons interviewed on Bobby Kerr's Down to Business - Boston Special

Sons nominated amongst Cavan's greatest ever bands by Anglo Celt

and receive 4 Star review in R2 magazine.

An emotional night in Bailieborough as a packed Arts and Cultural Centre hosts the homecoming Sons - The action was all captured by film-maker Nicky Fennell as part of the forthcoming Film documentary.

All four members gather together for the first time in more than two deacdes - the Sons are READY TO ROCK!!!

June 2017

Sons deep in rehearsals for tour dates and new album

​The summer tour sees the return of Noel 'Skinhammer' Larkin on drums and Paddy Glackin on Bass...

April 29th 2016

The Pop Inn receives Song of the week in the Irish Times.

Reissue of Foundry Folk Songs with new sleeve art - copies available through this website soon on CD and vinyl. If you've got one of the original 500 copies consider yourself in possession of a collector's item!

September 2017

August 2016

Sons feature on Vive Le Rock cover CD with 'Farmers Hall'​​

 Ireland's coolest cleric descales his 'love' for the Sons!!! Thank you Fr Dammo 

Justin: visibly Ecstatic about the forthcoming tour

Sons of Southern Ulster

SOSU = Four right mugs :-)

​How about some CAVAN COLA!!!