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Vincent Broderick was one of many fine composers to come from Galway. His music is quite distinctive largely because...

Vincent Broderick

Vincent Broderick was one of many fine composers to come from Galway. His music is quite distinctive largely because...

A wonderful fiddler from Tipperary, Seán Ryan composed hundreds of tunes, some of which are collected in two books The...

Sean Ryan

A wonderful fiddler from Tipperary, Seán Ryan composed hundreds of tunes, some of which are collected in two books The...

The Ballinakill coil band was founded in 1925 by Fr. Tommy Larkin, Stephen Moloney, Tommy Whelan, Tommy Whyte,Jerry Moloney...

Eddie Moloney

The Ballinakill coil band was founded in 1925 by Fr. Tommy Larkin, Stephen Moloney, Tommy Whelan, Tommy Whyte,Jerry Moloney...

Paddy O’Brien Not to be mistaken for the living Offaly accordionist, the late Nenagh born Paddy O’Brien is one...

Paddy O’Brien

Paddy O’Brien Not to be mistaken for the living Offaly accordionist, the late Nenagh born Paddy O’Brien is one...

Paddy Fahey (aka Paddy Fahy, born 1926) Paddy Fahey is an Irish composer and fiddler who is considered one of the finest living...

Paddy Fahey

Paddy Fahey (aka Paddy Fahy, born 1926) Paddy Fahey is an Irish composer and fiddler who is considered one of the finest living...

Paddy Carty (1929 – 1980) Paddy Carty was a three-time all-Ireland champion Irish flute player from Loughrea, County Galway. He was well known for his...

Paddy Carty

Paddy Carty (1929 – 1980) Paddy Carty was a three-time all-Ireland champion Irish flute player from Loughrea, County Galway. He was well known for his...

Mike Rafferty is one of the great exponents of the old lyrical and flowing flute playing style from the...

Mike Rafferty

Mike Rafferty is one of the great exponents of the old lyrical and flowing flute playing style from the...

Martin Mulhaire Accordionist Martin Mulhaire is yet another East Galway composer. There must be something in the water there!...

Martin Mulhaire

Martin Mulhaire Accordionist Martin Mulhaire is yet another East Galway composer. There must be something in the water there!...

Thankfully, the Kevin Keegan who is the subject of this wonderful archive recording is the County Galway-born B/C button...

Kevin Keegan

Thankfully, the Kevin Keegan who is the subject of this wonderful archive recording is the County Galway-born B/C button...

“Music heard so deeply / That it is not heard at all, but you are the music / While...

Joe Madden

“Music heard so deeply / That it is not heard at all, but you are the music / While...