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  • 69 references 54 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Russian, Spanish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Engineer, Bedroom Musician
  • I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
  • From Cloyne, County Cork, Ireland
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About Me


Becoming a Salsero / Learning some Russian for an upcoming trip!


I'm an Irishman living in Edmonton! Meeting new people, traveling and learning about other cultures is what inspires my life. Playing a good tune on the guitar or accordion is my one true love! Oh and I can make baah-rilliant sheep impressions:)

I moved to Canada to work as an Engineer and am using this experience to learn more about myself and discover new passions! One of these is dance...never thought I'd dance but now I can't get enough! Long live the cuban hip-movement:)

Apart from my other hobbies, I really have an urge to learn a new language and live in a Country where I wouldn't be speaking English everyday. It's a "want" that I have to turn into a "need", therefore I am in the process of planning my next travel adventure!


"A stranger is just a friend you've never met before!" - Old Irish saying.

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain

"Failure sets you in the direction of success".

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've been active in cultural groups all throughout university and have studied abroad too. I think it's great karma to help others out, especially when they're unfamiliar with their surroundings. The people I meet usually leave with a happy stride in their step...possibly from all the Irish music stuck in their minds from being around me ahahaha:)


I've had the privilege of hosting some great people from all over the world and travelling with others when I was studying abroad. I've hosted lots of people :)


Meeting great new people, Passport stamps, Irish traditional Button Accordion, Holga Photography, TEA!, East-Indian Curries..yumm, Brie, Salsa Dancing, YMCA, The smell of coffee but not the taste, Ping-pong, Classical Guitar, ginger kittens, dragonball-z!

  • photography
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • coffee
  • traveling
  • stamps
  • music
  • guitar
  • sailing
  • engineering

Teach, Learn, Share

I play Guitar, Irish traditional button accordion, make great Irish porridge, soda bread, shepard's pie and lots more. I'll gladly teach you all these things!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Russian Federation, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Czech Republic, Ireland

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