David returned to Ireland in 2011 after living in tokyo for 9 years. It was in tokyo he began performing spoken word poetry and was published in various magazines and anthologies there. He began writing songs about as soon as he started playing the guitar. He formed the Irish ballad group "The boys of borstal" who played the pubs and clubs of tokyo, and the band "John the elephant" for whom he was the songwriter.
Since returning to Ireland he has plagued the open mic scene and has picked up on the huge talent pool that exists in Dublin. His new album " My way " is out now. Feb 2012. features 15 original songs.