pity of the sea
Limerick, County Limerick
Pity of the Sea is the music project of Limerick duo, Ger Cremins (Reg) and Tony Monahan. The duo came together out of a mutual love of the music of a number of artists.
Reg has been a part of the cover band scene for a number of year now, working with artists such as Pat Byrne (Hedfuzy) and Aidan Graham (ex-Protobaby).
He has performed with acts in Dolans though the Mary I Music Society and performed in the Irish language with Liam Ó Maonlaí (Hothouse Flowers).
As a Primary school teacher, in collaboration with Tony, he has directed and produced a video with Broadford N.S. of The Riptide Movement's 'It All Works Out'.
The video appeared both on RTE television and featured on Bressie's 'A Lust for Life' website. He continues to work with students in creative projects and choirs.
Tony has been a part of the original music scene in Ireland for many years. He has regularly toured both nationally and Internationally with various original acts, releasing numerous albums, EP's and singles with bands such as Protobaby,
Kraven and Just.
He is a founding member and a current member of Limerick band Protobaby.
Collaboration and Production of other music acts has also become an important part of his work in recent years.
He mentors teenage songwriters and performers through Music Generation Limerick City and is a guitar tutor at The Peter Dee Academy of Music.
Their Debut EP 'Abandoned' was released in November 2017 with a great response from Radio Stations around the country (Today FM - The Paul McLoone Show, 8Radio.com, KCLR 96FM, Totally Irish 98FM).
SuperWorld IndieTunes "This EP has really impressed me...The whole EP is class".
Project Chatsong (NL) "This band have created their own Alt style"
They released their debut Video/Single of 'Monster' in January 2018.