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Traditional Irish Music in Connacht


Below is a list of famous Irish traditional musicians who come from
the province of  
Connacht.
Where possible I have given links to video or audio sound samples .
 
  (
I have also made links from some  musicians to   CD’s    they have made)

 
 
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Galway

Leitrim

Mayo

Roscommon

Sligo


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Irish Musician Index

 


Sligo
 
Michael Coleman (1891-1945)(Fiddle)
Old 78rpm recordings of Michael Coleman in Mp3 format     
78rpm 
History of Michael Coleman   
Article1
CDCDCDCDCD5
 
CD6 CDCD8

 
Jim Coleman  (Fiddle)
Reference to Jim Coleman  in this    
Article1




James Charles Morrison (1893-1947)(Fiddle)
History of  James Morrison  
Article1
Old 78rpm recordings of James Morrison in Mp3 format     
78rpm 
CDCDCDCDCDCD6 CD7


Tom Morrison  (Flute)
 Reference to   Tom Morrison in this   
Article1


John Morrison  (Flute)
Reference to   John Morrison in this   
Article1


Charlie Dolan   (Dancer)
Reference to   Charlie Dolan  in this   
Article1


Tom Johnston (Fiddle)
Reference to   Tom Johnston  in this   
Article1




Paddy Killoran (1904-1965)(Fiddle)
Old 78rpm recordings of Paddy Killoran in Mp3 format     
78rpm 
CD1 CDCDCDCD5


John Joe Gardiner
(1893-1979)(Fiddle & Flute)
Reference To John Joe Gardiner   in this 
Article1
Comhaltas Archive  
Archive1


Paddy Sweeney (1894-1974)(Fiddle)
Reference to Paddy Sweeney in this  
Article1
Old 78rpm recordings of Paddy Sweeney in Mp3 format 
78rpm 
CDCD CDCDCD5


Kathleen Harrington
(1903-1984)(Fiddle)
CD1


K. Scanlon (fiddle)
Reference to K. Scanlon in this
Article 1
CD1


Michael Gorman (1895-1970)(fiddle)
About Michael  
Article1
Her Mantle So Green   CD  
Samples1
CD1


John Egan (1903 - 1989)(Flute)
Reference to John in this
Article1 &  Article2


Batt Henry (fiddle)
Reference to Batt in this
Article1
CD1


Jimmy McGettrick (1909-1998)(Tin Whistle)



James Lad O'Beirne  (1911-1980)(Fiddle)
CD1


Philip O Beirne 
(fiddle)
Reference to Philip O Beirne in this  
Article1



Michael Walsh (Flute)
Old 78rpm recordings of Michael Walsh  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 


Jamesy Gannon (Fiddle)


Tom Gannon (Fiddle)
Old 78rpm recordings of Tom Gannon  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 


Martin Wynne  ( 1916-1998) (Fiddle)



Joe O’Dowd (1914-1987) (Fiddle)
Reference to Joe O’Dowd  in this   
Article1


Sheila (nee Regan) O’Dowd  (fiddle)
Reference to Sheila (Regan)  O’Dowd  in these 
Article1   &  Article2  &  Article3


Seamie O’Dowd   (fiddle & Guitar)
 
 
Mick Regan  (Fiddle)
Reference to Mick Regan  in this 
Article1


 
  
Thomas Henry   (Lilter)
Reference to Thomas Henry  in this 
Article1


Mary Henry   (Singer)
Reference to Mary Henry  in this 
Article1

  
 Johnny Henry (1922-1997)(flute & fiddle)
Reference to Johnny Henry  in this 
Article1


Veronica Henry   (fiddle)
Reference to Veronica Henry  in this 
Article1


Kevin Henry   (Whistle & Flute & fiddle & Piper)
Reference to Kevin Henry  in this 
Article1


Maggie Henry   (Fiddle & Flute)
Reference to Maggie Henry  in this 
Article1


Verona Henry   (fiddle)
Reference to Verona Henry  in this 
Article1


Carmel (nee Henry) Mc Hale  (Sean Nos)
Reference to Carmel Henry Mc Hale  in this 
Article1


Martin Henry   (Songwriter & Poet)
Reference to Martin Henry  in this 
Article1



Josie McDermott (1925-1992)(Flute)
CD1


Paddy McDonagh   (1902-1985)(Whistle & Flute)

Michael Joe McDonagh  (1904-1988) (Fiddle)

Larry McDonagh    (1911-1984)(Flute & Fiddle) 

Sonny McDonagh (1926-1991)(Flute)


Barney (Fireman) Conlon (1899-1946)(Flute)
CD1


Eddie Meehan
(accordion & Flute)

Michael Hunt (b1904)(Fiddle)

 Tommy Hunt  (1908-1994)(Piper)

Willie Coleman  (1910-1982)(Fiddle)


Tom Cawley (Fiddle)
Reference to Tom Cawley in this  
Article1  &  Article2  &  Article3
Article by Paddy Ryan with Sheet music of a Jig by Tom Cawley see Page 24  
PDF1
CD1


John “Jakes” Cawley
( Flute)
Old 78rpm recordings of John Cawley in Mp3 format   
78rpm 
CD1 CD2


John Francis Vesey (1924-1995)(Fiddle)
About John Vesey , his music and Life
Article1
The First Month of Spring  CD  
Samples1


Eddie Cahill   (b.1929)(Flute)
 Ah ! Surely   CD  
Samples1


Tony Howley (Flute & Saxaphone)
Reference to Johnny Donnellan in this Article  
Article1
Member of Shaskeen


Frank Fallon (Piano & Flute)
CD1

 
Joe Fallon (b1935)(Accordion)

Harry McGowan (b1937)(Flute)

Ted McGowan   (b1933)(Fiddle)
 

Tommy Healy  (flute)
British Library Archive Recording  of Tommy Healy   
Mp3 1  &  Mp3 2  & Mp3 3  &
Mp3 4  &  Mp3 5  & Mp3 6  &  Mp3 7  & Mp3 8   &  Mp3 9  &  Mp3 10
CD1
   
   
Johnny Duffy  (fiddle)
British Library Archive Recording  of Johnny Duffy   
Mp3 1  &  Mp3 2  & Mp3 3  &
Mp3 4  &  Mp3 5  & Mp3 6  &  Mp3 7  & Mp3 8   &  Mp3 9  &  Mp3 10
CD1


Philip Duffy  (fiddle)

  
Jim Donoghue  (1910-1990)(Tin Whistle)
Reference to Jim Donoghue  in this  
Article1
Documentary  Siar an Bothar 
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3
Reel  
Mov1
 
CD1

 James (Sonny) Davey (b1909)(Bodhran & Fiddle)


Dominic Davey  (fiddle)
Reference to Dominic Davey  in this Biography   
Article1


Margaret Davey (accordion)
Reference to Margaret Davey  in this Biography  
Article1


Andrew Davey (1928-2005)(Fiddle)


Andrew (Junior) Davey (b.1966)(fiddle & Bodhran)
Reference to Andrew Junior Davey  in this   
Article1  &  Article2  &  Article3

 

Peter Horan   (1926 - 2010)(Flute) 
Reference to Peter Horan in this
Article1  &  Article2
 The HighLevel Hornpipe
Mov1
"The Old Grey Goose"
Mov1
The Trip to Portobello/ The Old Blackthorn Stick/ The Green Groves of Erin
Mov1
Peter Horan & Fred Finn  from 1982     
Mov1
CD1   CDCD3



Fred Finn   (1919-1986) (Fiddle)
Fred Finn & Peter Horan from 1982  
Mov1
 

Sean Moloney   (Flute)
CD1


Seamus Tansey (b1943)(Flute)
Shaskeen  &  New Copperplate 
Mov1
The Best Of Seamus Tansey  CD  
Samples1
CD1


Declan Folan
(Fiddle)
Reference to Declan Folan  in this   
Article1  &   Article


David Preston   (fiddle)

Maria Shannon  Preston   (Melodeon)

Michael Preston   (1926)(Flute)

Viola Preston   (died 1981)(Melodeon & Accordion)

Louis Preston   (flute)

Eugene Preston     (b.1902)(Flute)

Lorraine Hickey Rowsome  (Fiddle)
Rowsome  Family
Mov1


David Sheridan  (1941-1998)(Melodeon & Accordion)

Josie Sheridan  (Accordion)

Michael Snr. Sheridan  (Melodeon Fiddle)

Michael Jnr. Sheridan  (Flute)


Gregory Daly  (flute)
CD1


James Murray (b1947)(Flute)



Peter Flynn  (fiddle)
Reference to Peter Flynn  in this Article  
Article1


Mike Flynn  (b1926)(Flute)
Reference to Mike Flynn  in this Article  
Article1

 
 
Kevin Burke  (London)(Fiddle)
In Tandem CD  
Article1
Across the Black River 
Article1
Martin Rochford's  &  Rolling in the Barrel  &  Youngest Daughter   Reels       
Mov1 
RTE Radio1  The Late Session 8th-Aug 2004  Audio1
Promenade   CD  
Samples1
Up Close   CD  
Samples2
If the Cap Fits   CD   Samples3
Sweeneys Dream   CD   Samples4
Kevin Burke In Concert   CD   Samples5



Andy McGann (NewYork)(Fiddle)
Andy McGann & Paddy Reynolds   CD  
Samples1


Michael Flatley (Chicago)(Flute)


Joe Stenson (Flute)
Reference to Joe Stenson in this  
Article1


Gary Stenson   (fiddle)
Reference to Gary Stenson  in this  
Article1

Damien Stenson (Flute)
Teada-  Ril Liadroma, Green Cockade, Drummond Lasses    
Mov1
Teada -  League Reel, Peter Horan's, Flannel Jacket   
Mov1
Teada  
Mov1 Mov2
Teada
WebSite
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  28th-July-2007    Audio1
CDCD2



Oisin  Mac  Diarmada (Fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine Interview with Oisin Mac Deiarmada  
Article1
Teada  
Mov1 Mov2
Teada
WebSite
RTE Radio1 The Late Session 25th-June-2006   Audio1
CD1


 
Kathleen Collins (Fiddle)

 
Manus McGuire   (Fiddle)
Reels 
Mov1
Saffron and Blue   CD 
Samples1
CD1
 

Seamus McGuire  (Fiddle)


Colm O’Donnell  (Lilter & Composer & Flute)
CD1


Liam Kelly  (Flute)
CD1


Loretto Reid  (Whistle & Flute)
CD1


June McCormack   (Flute)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth   24th-June-2006    Audio1
CD1


Mairead Hurley  (Concertina)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  4th-Aug-2007    Audio1


 
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Mayo

Thomas Garoghan (b.1845)(England)(Piper)
Reference to Thomas Garoghan in This 
Article1 &  Article2



Tommy Walsh (1880-1963)(Accordion)


Edward (Eddie) Mullaney  (1885-1971)(Piper)
Eddie is referenced in this
Article1  &  Article2 
Old 78rpm recordings of Eddie Mullaney  in  Mp3 format     
78rpm 
  
CD1


Frank Murphy (.b1898-1975)(Melodeon)


John McGrath (1900-1955)(Fiddle & Accordion)


Vincent McGrath  (Accordion)
Spring in the Air   CD  
Article1


Delia Murphy  (1902-1971)(Singer)
CDCD2


Michael Carney (1861-1938)(Piper)
Old 78rpm recordings of Michael Carney in  Mp3 format     
78rpm 
CDCD2


Tom Doyle
(Flute)
Reference to Tom in this
Article1
CD1


Tony Martin (b 1917) (Fiddle Maker)

Jimmy Neary  (Fiddle)


Eleanor (nee Kane) Neary (1915-1993) (Chicago) (Piano)
Old 78rpm recordings of Eleanor Kane  in  Mp3 format     
78rpm 
CD1



Bridget Caden
(b.1903)(Melodeon)
Reference to Bridget Caden  in this   
Article1


 
Mary Staunton (Accordion)
Reference to Mary Staunton  in this Article  
Article1
Bright Early Mormings   CD  
Article1


Nora Staunton (Accordion)
Reference to Nora Staunton  in this Article  
Article1

Mattie Staunton (Fiddle)
Reference to Mattie Staunton  in this Article  
Article1

Kathleen Staunton (Accordion & Singer)
Reference to Kathleen Staunton  in this Article  
Article1



Jimmy Murphy (b1938) (Fiddle)


Jimmy Killeen  (fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy Killeen in this Article  
Article1


John Hoban  (Mandolin & Accordion & Fiddle)


Dominic Rushe (Whistle)
Reference to Dominic Rushe   in this Article  
Article1

Redmond Farragher (Whistle & Pipes & Fiddle)
Reference to Redmond Farragher in this Article  
Article1


Johnny Donnellan  (Melodeon & Bodhran)
Reference to Johnny Donnellan in this Article  
Article1
Member of Shaskeen

 
Peter Towey  (fiddle)
Reference to Peter Towey  in this   
Article1

Pat Towey  (fiddle)
Reference to Pat Towey in this   
Article1



Emer Mayock  (Flute)
Reference to Emer Mayock in this    
Article1
RTE Radio1  the Late Session   12th-June-2005  Concert      Audio1


John Mayock  (Bouzouki)



 
Seán Smyth (Fiddle)
The Blue Fiddle   CD  
Samples1
CD1
 
 
Breda Smyth (fiddle & Whistle)
Polka , Richard Dwyer's & The Congress  
Mov1
 
 
Cora Smyth  (Fiddle)



Laoise Kelly   (Harp)
RTE Radio 1 Cherish the Ladies
Harp player Laoise talks about her music and the Harp    Audio1


 
Julie Langan (Fiddle)
At Miltown 
Mov1
Playing a Hornpipe with Verena Commins  
Mov1
The Commodore  &  Tommy Peoples  &  Sean Ryan's  reels    
Mov1


Verena Commins  (Accordion)
Playing a Hornpipe with Julie Langan  
Mov1
The Commodore  &  Tommy Peoples  &  Sean Ryan's  reels    
Mov1



Joe Shannon (1916-2004)(Piper)
About Joe Shannon 
Article 1


Roger Sherlock  (b1932)(Flute)
Irish Post 
Article


Eileen Ivers (b.1965)(NewYork)(Banjo & Fiddle)
Eileen’s Life and music 
Article1
Eileen Ivers
WebSite
Eileen Ivers   CD  
Samples1
Wild Blue   CD  
Samples2


Paddy Mills  (composer & Fiddle)

Patrick Hennelly (b1896)(Pipe Maker)

Stephen Doherty (Melodeon & Flute)

Dermot Grogan (1958-2006)(Accordion)

Ronan Mac Grianna  (Fiddle)

Michael Ó hEineachain  (Fiddle)

Eamonn Walsh  (Piper)


Fiachra Ó Mongain  (Accordion)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  22nd-July-2006    Audio1


Sinéad Healy   (Accordion)

Ernestine Ni Ealal  (Concertina)

Séamus Ó Mongáin  (Concertina)

Holly Nic Oireachtaigh  (Concertina & Harp)

Peadar Mac Eli  (Melodeon)


Gráinne Hambly   (Concertina & Harp)
Between The Showers   CD  
Article1


Áine Heneghan   (Harp)

Lisa Kenny   (Harp)

Tomas O Tuathail   (Mouth organ)

 
Shane Mulchrone   (Mandolin & Banjo)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  22nd-July-2006    Audio1


Eimear Ni Uallaigh   (Mandolin)


Fiona Lavin  (Whistle & Piano & fiddle)
The Larks March & The Kilfenora  Jigs  
Mov1




 
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Galway

Dinny Delaney (1841-1919)(Piper)


Patrick (Packeen) Kearney (1870-1941)(Piper)


Tommy Whelan (1872-1951)(Flute)
Reference to Tommy Whelan in this
Article1


Cecilia Costello  (1883-1976)(Birmingham)Singer)
Reference to Cecilia Costello  in this 
Article1



Stephan Moloney (1885-1964)(Flute)
Reference to Stephan Moloney in this
Article1

Ambrose Moloney (Flute)

Jerry Moloney   (Fiddle)

Eddie Moloney  (flute & Fiddle)



Darach O Cathain (1922-1987)(Writer  & Composer & Singer Sean-Nos)
RTE Radio1  Documentary on Darach O Cathain in 1968  Audio1
Óró sé do bheatha 'bhaile  
Mov1



Murty Rabbett (Singer)
CD1


Molly Durkin (Piccolo)
CD1


Tommy Whyte   (Fiddle)



Tom Morrison (1889-1958) (Flute)
Old 78rpm recordings of Tom Morrison in  Mp3 format     
78rpm 
CD1 CD2 CD3
 
  
Jim Morrison (Flute)


 
Peter James Conlon  (1885-1954) ( Melodeon, piano & Banjo)
Reference to Peter James Conlon  in this 
Article1
Old 78rpm recordings of Peter James Conlon in  Mp3 format     
78rpm 
CD1 CDCD3 CD4


Aggie White
(died 1960)(Fiddle)
Photo if Aggie


Paddy Fahey (b1926)(Fiddle)


Paddy Carty (1929-1985) (Flute)


Lucy Farr (1911-2003)(Fiddle)
Music Traditions 
Article1


Patrick J. (Patsy) Touhey (1865-1923)(Piper)
CDCD2


Rose (nee Conlon) Murphy
(b 1900) (Fiddle & Accordion)
CD1



Paddy Rainey  (Fiddle)



Stephen Rainey  (Fiddle)


Biddy Rainey  (Singer)



Rita Keane  (1922-2009)(Accordion & Singer & Song Collector)
Reference to Rita Keane in this  
Article1 & Article2 & Article3  &
Article4



Dolores Keane   (Singer)
Solid Ground  CD 
Samples1
Lion in a Cage  CD 
Samples2
Night Owl  CD 
Samples3



Maire Aine Ni Dhonnchadha (1919-1991) (sean-nos)

Treasa Ni Cheannabhain (sean-nos)

Marie Nic Dhonnchadha (sean-nos)

Fr. Charles Coen (Concertina)

Fr Patrick J Kelly  (1925-2006)(Composer & Accordion)


Larry Reynolds Sr. (b1932) (Fiddle)
Reference to Larry Reynolds in this   
Article1
Jackie Colemans reel 
Mov1


Anna Rafferty   (Flute)
Reference to Anna Rafferty  in this 
Article1


Mike Rafferty  (b1926)(Piper & Flute)
About Mike Rafferty 
Article1 Article2
Mike Rafferty tune
Books
Jackie Colemans reel   
Mov1
The Lilting Banshee  
Mov1
CD1


Mary Rafferty Clancy  (Flute & Whistle & accordion)
About Mary Rafferty 
Article1
Reference to Mary Rafferty  in this 
Article2

 

Thomas
“Barrel” Rafferty   (b.1875)(Flute & Piper)
Reference to Thomas Rafferty  in this 
Article1


Kathleen “Moloney” Rafferty
Reference to Kathleen Rafferty  in this 
Article1


Paddy Rafferty   (Lilter & Whistle)
Reference to Paddy Rafferty  in this 
Article1


Tommy Rafferty   (Flute & Whistle)
Reference to Tommy Rafferty  in this 
Article1


Packie Moloney   (Flute & Whistle)
Reference to Packie Moloney  in this 
Article1





Joe Madden (1938- 2008)(accordion)
Memorial to Joe Madden  
Article1  & Article2  & Article3
Reels  
Mov1
The Cacus in the Cacus  &  Doherty’s  
Mov1
 
 
Joanie Madden (NewYork)(whistle & Flute)
Reference to Joanie Madden in this 
Article1
CD1
 

Joe cooley (1924-1973) (Accordion)
The Wise Maid  
Mov1


Seamus Cooley (1929-1997)(Banjo)



Joe Burke  (b1939) (flute & Accordion)
Reels 
Mov1
The Tailors Choice  CD 
Samples1
The Funny Reel  CD 
Samples2


Sean Donnelly (accordion)
Reference to Sean  in this   
Article1


Clare Keville (Concertina)
House Concert
 
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4 Mov5 Mov6 Mov7
Paddy Fahy's, For the Sake of Old Decency     
Mov1
Pigeon on the Gate & Killavil Reel & The Jolly Tinker   
Mov1
Jigs   
Mov1
Clare FM Radio Music in the Glen On Tuesday’s at 7 pm Presented  by Clare Keville



Breda Keville (Fiddle)
Paddy Fahy's, For the Sake of Old Decency     
Mov1



Patsy Mc Donagh  (Accordion)
Reference to Patsy Mc Donagh in this Article  
Article1
Member of Shaskeen



Peter Broderick  (Flute)
Reference to Peter Broderick in this Article  
Article1


Ethna Broderick  (Flute)
Reference to Ethna Broderick in this Article  
Article1


Pat Broderick  (Whistle & Flute & Piper)
Reference to Pat Broderick in this Article  
Article1
Member of Shaskeen


Vincent Broderick (1920-2008)(Flute)
Reference to Vincent  Broderick in this   
Article1
 RTE Radio1  The Rolling Wave 3rd & 10th-Dec-2008   AudioAudio2



Martin Mulhaire (fiddle & Accordion)
 Reference to Martin Mulhaire in this 
Article1
Carmel Mahoney Mulhaire  
Mov1


Tommy Mulhaire (Whistle & fiddle)
Reference to Tommy Mulhaire in this  
Article1


Brendan Mulhair (Accordion)


Sam Murray  (Flute Maker)(Flute)

P. J. Hernon   (Accordion)

Gerry Hanley  (Accordion)


Maeve Donnelly (Fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine interview with Maeve Donnelly  
Article1
Doctor O'Neill's Jig  
Mov1
Bonnie Annie, Steven O'Connor's Reel   
Mov1
CD1


Matt Cunningham   (Dance & accordion)
Matt Cunningham  
Dance Music of Ireland
Every Story Told   CD  
Samples1


Conor Tully  (Fiddle)
CD1


Mick Conneely (Bouzouki & Fiddle)
CD1


Liam Mac Con Lomaire
(sean-nos)

Mairtin Mac Donnacha (sean-nos)

Maude Caitlin (1941-1982)(Singer)

Mick Moloney (b1944)(Banjo & Singer)


Johnny Connolly   (Singer &  Melodeon)
About  Johnny Connolly 
Article1
Documentary about Johnny Connolly   
Mov1  &  Mov2  &  Mov3  &  Mov4  


Pat Mitchell (Piper)
RTE Radio1  The Rolling Wave  20th-June-2007
Pat Mitchell talks about his new book “The Dance Music of Seamus Ennis"  
Audio1
The Dance Music of Seamus Ennis 
Book
Willie Clancy 2000 lecture, Pats speaking about changes in Piping
  
Audio1
CD1
 
 
Brian Krause  (Whistle/Pipe Maker) (Flute & Piper)

 
Mairtin O’Connor (Accordion)
 Chatterbox  CD 
Samples1

  
Liz & Yvonne Kane      (Fiddle)
Policeman's Request, Julia Delaney, Thirteen Arches
Mov1
Tommy Peoples' Jig
Mov1
RTE Radio 1 Cherish the Ladies 11th-July2006  On Cherish
the Ladies, Liz &  Yvonne talk about their musical influences     
Audio1
RTE Radio 1  The Late Session  17th-Oct-2004  Audio1


Jimmy Mullen   (1920-2003)(Fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy Mullen in this  
Article1



Jim Higgins   (Bodhran)
CD1


Jack Coen  (Flute)


Frankie Gavin (Fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine  
Article1
 The Foxhunter's Reel
Mov1
The Musical Priest 
Mov1
CD1

 
Marcus Hernon  (Flute-Maker)(flute)
CD1


Roisin Nic Dhonnacha (Tin whistle)

Paddy Treacy (Flute)


John Creaven  (Flute)
CD1


Sile Ni Scannlain   (singer)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth   23th-July-2005    Audio1


Ciaran O Concannon  (Singer)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  5th-Aug-2006    Audio1


Cormack Cannon   (Piper)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  29th-July-2006    Audio1


Malachy Bourke   (Fiddle)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  5th-Aug-2006    Audio1


Naisrin El Safti  (Singer)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  11th-Aug-2007    Audio1


Catriona Cannon (Harp)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  22nd-Nov-2008    Audio1

 
Neansai Ni Choisdealbha (Flute)
 
RTE Radio na Gaeltachta Beal Maidine
On Sunday’s at 7am. Presented by Neansai Ni­ Choisdealbha


Billy McComiskey  (NewYork)(Accordion)
The Corner House CD 
Samples1


Fergal Scahill  (Fiddle)
The Dusty Bridge   CD  
Article1


Frances Donahue  (Flute)



Martin Byrnes (1927-1995)(Fiddle)
Reference to Martin Byrnes in this
Article1  & Article2
Interview with Martin Byrnes
MovMovMovMovMovMov6
from the
British Library Archival Sound Recordings  in April 1968
Paddy Fahey’s Jig 
Mov1
CD1  CD2


Ita Cunningham
(Fiddle & Piano)

Tomas O Ceannabhain (Piper)

Richard Murray (Piper)

Fiachra O’ Riagain (Piper)

Shane O’hUaithne (Accordion)

David Nealon  (Accordion)

Aoife Ni Uaithne (Concertina)

Oliver Diviney (Melodeon)

Nicola Ni Chathail (Harp)

Tomas O’Maclain (Banjo)

Alan Tierney  (Mandolin)



 
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Roscommon

Documentary about traditional irish music in Connacht   Mov1 Mov2 Mov3


Johnny (Jack the Piper) Gorman  (d.1917)(Fiddle & Piper)
Reference to   Johnny “Jack the Piper”  Gorman  in this   
Article1  & Article
 & 
Article3


James Coleman (Flute)
Reference to James Coleman  in this    
Article1


Michael Anthony Glynn (1900 - 1943)(Flute)
Reference to Michael Anthony Glynn  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Larry Redican
(1908-1975)(Fiddle)


Packie Duignan (1922-1992)(Flute & Whistle)
Reference to Packie Duignan  in this  
Article1 & Article2 & Article3 & Article4
About Packie Duignan’s Life and Music in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Pat Kenny  (1884-1975)(Fiddle)
Reference to Pat Kenny in this   
Article1


Bridget (Fintan) Kenny  (Melodeon & Dancer)
Reference to Bridget Kenny in this   
Article1

Jack Kenny  (accordion)
Reference to Jack Kenny in this   
Article1


John Travers  (fiddle)
Reference to John Travers  in this   
Article1


Johnny Flanagan  (fiddle)
Reference to JohnnyFlanagan in this   
Article1


Mick Casserly  (fiddle)
Reference to Mick Casserly  in this   
Article1


Jimmy Casserly  (fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy Casserly in this   
Article1


Eugene Connor  (fiddle)
Reference to Eugne Connor in this   
Article1


Matt Naughton  (fiddle)
Reference to Matt Maughton in this   
Article1


Joe Donoghue  (fiddle)
Reference to Joe Donoghue in this   
Article1


Paddy Shannon (1913-1999)(fiddle)
Reference to Paddy Shannon in this   
Article1


Packie Shannon  (fiddle)


Aidan Shannon  (flute)
Reference to Aidan Shannon  in this
 
Article1
Apples in Winter & the Hag with the money  
Mov1
The Man in the Bog & Munster Bacon jigs 
Mov1
 
CD1


Breda Shannon  (flute & Concertina)
Reference to Breda Shannon  in this
 
Article1
The Hungry Rock  &  the Belford   Jigs
Mov1
The Man in the Bog & Munster Bacon jigs 
Mov1
 
CD1


Finbar Mc Greevy  (Flute)
Reference to Finbar Mc Greevy  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


 Liz Wynne (Flute)
Reference to Liz wynne  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Mick Callaghan  (Flute)
Reference to Mick Callaghan  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Aidan Flynn  (Flute)
Reference to Aidan Flynn  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Charlie Cox  (Flute)
Reference to Charlie Cox  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Siobhan Collins  (Flute)
Reference to Siobhan Collins  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Joe Leheny  (Flute)
Reference to Joe Leheny  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Declan Noone  (Flute)
Reference to Declan Noone  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Padraig Sweeney  (Flute)
Reference to Padraig Sweeney  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Aine O Connor  (Flute)
Reference to Aine O Connor  in this  
Article1
 
CD1

 
Jim Donoghue  (1910-1990)(Tin Whistle)
Reference to Jim Donoghue  in this  
Article1
Documentary  Siar an Bothar 
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3
Reel  
Mov1
 
CD1


Mai Baxter  (Flute)
Reference to Mai Baxter  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Brenda Sweeney  (Flute)
Reference to Brenda Sweeney  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Michael Daly (Flute)
Reference to Michael Daly  in this  
Article1
 
CD1



Eugene Duffy 
(flute)
Reference to Eugene Duffy  in this   
Article1


Tom Pat Mc Grath  (fiddle)
Reference to Tom Pat McGrath  in this   
Article1


Tommy Hester (fiddle)
Reference to Tommy Hester  in this   
Article1
 

 
Tom Armstrong (1903-1970)(fiddle & Piper)
 
 
Patsy Hanley   (Flute)
Reference to Patsy Hanley in this  
Article1
Killavil Jig  &  Happy to Meet Sorry to Part   
Mov1
Boy on the Hilltop  & Bag of Spuds  
Mov1


Martin Beirne  (Piper)
Old 78rpm recordings of Martin Beirne  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 


Mary (nee Conlon) Beirne  (1928-2002)(Fiddle & Melodeon)


Jimmy Cassidy (fiddle)


Pat Murphy (fiddle)


Paddy Owens (1912-2001)(fiddle)


Bridget (McKeon) Owens  (Singer)
Reference to Bridget Owens in this
Article1


John Carlos  (Banjo & Flute)
Reference to John Carlos  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Shane Carlos  (Flute)
Reference to Shane Carlos  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Hubert Finan  (1912-1974)(Flute)
Reference to Hubert Finan  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Dominick ‘Sonny’ Flannagen  (1908-1979)(Flute)
Reference to Dominick ‘Sonny’ Flanagan  in this  
Article1
 
CD1


Pat Finn   (b.1916)(Whistle & Flute)


Michael Gara  (Flute)
Reference to Michael Gara  in this
Article1


Luke Maree  (Flute)
Reference to Luke Maree  in this
Article1


Tom Egan  (Flute)
Reference to Tom Egan  in this
Article1


John Farrell  (Flute)
Reference to John Farrell  in this
Article1


Domonic Flanagan  (Flute)


Frank Jordan  (b.1923)(Flute)


Gerard Butler  (Dancer)
Reference to Gerard Butler  in this 
Article1


Paddy Beades (Singer)
CD1

Owen Hughes
(Fiddle)
CD1


John Griffin
(singer & Flute)
Reference to John Griffin  in this  
Article1
CD1


Peg Needham (McGrath) (1948-1995)(Whistle & Flute)

Reference to Peg Needham McGrath  in this   Article1
 
CD1


Bronagh Needham  (Flute)
Reference to Bronagh Needham  in this   Article1
 
CD1


Tommy Flynn 
(Fiddle)

Martin Fallon (died 1980)(Fiddle & Piper)


Andy Conroy  (1911-1999)Piper)
Old 78rpm recordings of Andy Conroy   in Mp3 format 
78rpm 


Paddy Ryan  (Fiddle)
Down the Broom & The Gate house maid 
Mov1
"Fasten the Leggin" "Adam and Eve."
Mov1


Matt Molloy   (b1947)(Flute)
Polkas    Mov1
Easter Snow  & Lord McDonnald   
Mov1
Bucks of Oranmore   
Mov1
Contentment is Wealth  CD  
Samples1
Stony Steps  CD  
Samples2
Pathway to the Well   CD  
Samples3
The Fire Aflame  CD 
Samples4
CD1


Batty Carty
(Flute & Fiddle)
Reference to Batty Carty  in the  
Article1


John (Snr.)   P. Carty (Flute & Fiddle & Banjo)
Reference to John Snr. P. Carty  in the  
Article1

 
John Carty (Banjo & Fiddle)
Reference to John Carty  in the  
Article1 & Article2 & Article3
RTE Radio1  The Rolling Wave   18th-Oct-2006   Audio1
Playing with Matt Molloy  
Mov1
 
Polkas  
Mov1
Playing with Matt Molloy  
Mov1
Paddy Ryans Dream   
Mov1
Jigs
Mov1
Last nights fun  CD
Samples1
At it again  CD 
Samples2


James Carty (Flute)
Reference to James Carty  in this
Article1 & Article2 & Article3
Upon My Soul  CD  
Samples1
 
CD1


Angela Carty
(Guitar)
Reference to Angela Carty  in the  
Article1



John Reilly  (1926-1969)(Singer)
Reference to John Reilly  in this  
Article1


John Wynne   (Flute)
RTE Radio1  The Late Session 5th-Dec 2004   Audio1
RTE Radio1  The Late Session 5th-Oct-2008   Audio1
CD1



Eamonn Coyne (1927-1993)(fiddle)


 Michael, Mick &
Eamon Coyne  (Liverpool)( Pipes & Fiddle)
Coyne Brothers at Whitby 
Mov1
Mick Coyne  on the pipes
Mov1


Terry Coyne  (Liverpool)(flute)
CD1


Catherine McEvoy   (b1956)(Birmingham)(Flute)
Interview with Catherine McEvoy in this 
Article1
 
RTE Radio1  the Rolling Wave   18th-June-2008  Concert in Dublin     Audio1
The Home Ruler  CD
Samples1
CD1


Sarah Mc Evoy (flute)
Reference To Sarah McEvoy in this 
Article1


John Mc Evoy (Birmingham)(flute)
Reference To John McEvoy in this 
Article1


Mark Mc Evoy (flute)
Reference To Mark McEvoy in this 
Article1



Seamus Shannon  (Accordion)
A Little Something   CD  
Samples1


Tom Ganley  (Flute Maker)


Alan Kelly  (b1972)(Accordion)
Interview with Alan Kelly 
Article1

Tom McHale (1946-1977)(Whistle)
Reference to Tom Mc Hale  in this  
Article1
 
CD1

Tracey Fleming 
(Harp)


Philip Duffy  (Fiddle)
Waltz
Mov1
Reels  
Mov1
 

John Skelton  (Flute)
Performing in West Virginia 
MovMovMovMov4


Christina Pearse   (singer)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  8th-July-2006    Audio1

 
Tommie Cunniffe   (accordion)
Unbuttoned   CD  
  
Samples1





 
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Leitrim

John McKenna (1880-1947)(Flute)
Music Traditions
Article
Old 78rpm recordings of John McKenna  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 
CDCDCDCDCD5


John Muller
  (Piano)
Cannot find a reference as to where John is from,
 but he accompanied John McKenna & Michael Coleman quite a lot .
Reference to John Muller in this
Article 1
Old 78rpm recordings of John Muller  in Mp3 format 
78rpm
CDCDCD3


 Michael Gaffney (b.1896)(fiddle, flute & accordion)
CDCD2

 
Jack Dolan
(Fiddle & flute)
Reference to Jack Dolan in this   
Article 1
Old 78rpm recordings of Jack Dolan  in Mp3 format 
78rpm


Charlie Higgins (Fiddle & flute)
Reference to Jack Dolan in this   
Article 1
Old 78rpm recordings of Charley Higgins  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 
 


John Blessing
(1913 - 1993)(Flute)


Joe Gallagher (1913 - 1979)(Fiddle)
RTE Radio1 The Rolling Wave     7th-Nov-2007      Audio1



Michael Gallagher (1890-1972)(Whistle &  Flute &  Piper)
Reference to Michael Gallagher in this  
Article
Old 78rpm recordings of Michael Gallagher  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 



Tom Mulligan (1916-1984) (Fiddle & Piper)


John Grey (1936 - 1992)(Fiddle)


Edward Meehan  (1900-1940)(flute)
CD1


Patrick Fitzpatrick
  (b.1860)(Flute & Piper)
Reference to Patrick Fitzpatrick in this  
Article1  &  Article2
Old 78rpm recordings of PatrickFitzpatrick  in Mp3 format 
78rpm 
 
 

John Vincent Harrison  (1927-2009)(Fiddle)
Reference to John Vincent Harrison in this  
Article1  & Article


Mary “Travers” Harrison  (Fiddle)
Reference to Mary Travers Harrison in this  
Article1


Hughie Travers   (Fiddle)
Reference to Hughie Travers  in this  
Article1

 


Ben Lennon  (b1938)(Fiddle)


Charlie Lennon  (Composer, Piano & Fiddle)
About Charlie Lennon  
Article1
Bonnie Kate 
Mov1


Maurice Lennon (Fiddle)


Seamus Horan   (b1932)(Accordion & Fiddle)



Michael J. Cashin  (Fiddle)
CD1


Francis Cashin (Fiddle)
CD1



Joe Liddy
(b.1916) (Fife, Accordion, Fiddle & Melodeon)
Reference and photo  of  Joe Liddy in this  
Article 1  &  Article2


Tommy Liddy (Accordion)
Reference and photo  of  Tommy Liddy in this  
Article 1   &  Article2



Thomas Morrow  (Viola & Fiddle)


John Morrow (Mandolin & Banjo)



Brian McNamara  (Piper)
RTE Radio 1   The Rolling Waves 17th-Jan-2007 Recital  Audio1
RTE Radio 1  The Late Session  2001   Recital   Audio1
Hey Johnnie Cope      
Mov1


The Leitrim Ceili Band  

Michael Carroll (Accordion)

John Carroll (Drummer)

Kevin Mc Tiernan   (Whistle & Flute)

Michael O'Brien (Accordion)

Joe Lackey Gallagher  (1918-1979)(Fiddle)

Francis Harrison (Flute)

Michael John Mc Tiernan  (Drums & Singer)




 
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