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Traditional Irish Music in Ulster


Below is a list of famous Irish traditional musicians who come from
the province of
Ulster.

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)


Click on the county name below to select :-

Cavan             Donegal        Monaghan

Antrim          Armagh            Down

Fermanagh        Derry            Tyrone

Belfast



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NAME  click here on
Irish Musician Index

 


Donegal

Documentary about traditional irish music in Co.Donegal Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4



Eamonn Mór Mac Sweeney
(1738-1834)(Piper)
Reference to Eamonn Mor  in this
Article1 
Genealogical  of the Mac Sweeney's  
Article1


Turloch Mac Sweeney (1831-1916)  (piper)
Reference to Turloch Mac Sweeney in these  
Article1 & Article2 & Article3 & Article4
Pictires of Turloch 
Photo1


Hugh Doherty   (b 1790  ?)(Piper & Fiddle)
Reference to Hugh Doherty in this 
Article1  &  ( Article2 on Page23 )
 

Nannie Rua Mac Sweeney (b1800 ?)(Lilter & Singer)


Michael Doherty  (b1820 ?)(Piper & Fiddle)


Simon Doherty     (1824-1899)(Piper & fiddle)
Reference to Simon Doherty in this
Article1 on Page23 )


Michael doherty   (1850-1934)(Piper & Fiddle)

Simon Doherty    (1854-1929)(Piper & Fiddle)

Mary Mc Connell   (b 1859 ?)(Lilter & Singer)

Mickey Mc Connell    (1863-1918)(fiddle)

 Alec Mc Connell    (1871-1933)(fiddle)

Hughie Gallagher  (1876-1916)(Piper)

Fanny Doherty  (1877-1952)(Singer)

Mickey Gallagher   (1879-1958)(Piper)

Charlie Doherty   (1880-1931)(Fiddle)

Simon Doherty   (1883-1961)(fiddle)

Mickey Doherty    (1891-1967)(fiddle)

Hugh Doherty (1894-1942)(fiddle)
 
 

John Doherty (1900-1980)(fiddle)
Fiddler on the Road 
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4 Mov5
John Doherty playing Fiddle
Mov1 Mov2
Reference to John Doherty in this  
Article1  Article
CD1   CD2


Edward O Rourke
(b1875)(fiddle)
Reference to Edward O Rourke in this
Article1 on Page23


Paddy ‘Ban’ Quigley  (b.1870)(Piper)
Reference to Paddy Ban Quigley in this
Article1 on Page23


John Breslin (Piper)
Reference to John Breslin in this
Article1 on Page23



Jimmy (Jamie) Peoples (fiddle)

Matt (Mattha) Peoples (fiddle)

Tom Peoples (died 1977) (Fife & fiddle)

George Peoples (1908-1988)(fiddle)

Bob Peoples  (fiddle)
 
 
Tommy Peoples (b1948)(Fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine
Article
Tommy Peoples Playing with his Daughter Siobhan    
Mov1  &  Mov2
Liam O'Flynn and Tommy Peoples from 1977
  Mov1
 Reels
Mov1
The Laird of Drumblair/Little John's Hame two strathspeys 
MOV1
Discography
Documentary about Tommy Peoples  
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4
 
CD1   CD2   CD3



Aodh O Dhomhnaill   (Singer)
Reference to  Aodh O Dhomhnaill, Father of
Micheal O Dhomhnaill   in
this  
Article1


Neill Ni Dhomhnaill  (19071984)(Singer)
Reference to  Neill Ni Dhomhnaill, Aunt  of
Micheal O Dhomhnaill   in
this  
Article1 & Article2


Paidraig Mac Suibhne (storyteller & singer)


John Boyle  (1871-1971)fiddle)

John Patrick Boyle  (b.1920?)fiddle)

Denise Boyle (Fiddle)

Catherine Boyle  (fiddle)

Jim Boyle  (fiddle)

Barney Boyle (Fiddle)

Nancy Boyle (lilter & singer)

Con Boyle (fiddle)

 
Charlie Boyle (Warpipes & fiddle)

Paddy Boyle (died 1972)(fiddle)

Jason Philbin (fiddle)

Geraldine Boyle (fiddle)
 
 
Neillidh Boyle (b1889)(Fiddle)
 
RTE Radio1  The Rolling Wave 22nd-July-09    Audio1
CDCDCD3


Pa Butler
(fiddle)


Joe Cassidy (fiddle)


Con Cassidy (1909-1994)(Fiddle)
RTE Radio1 The Late Session  12th-Aug-2007   Audio1

 
Frank Cassidy (1900-1971) (Fiddle)
RTE Radio1  The Late Session 24th-Aug-2008    Audio1
RTE Radio1  The Rolling Wave  25th-june-2008   Audio1
Nil gar ann!  Traditional fiddle Music from Donegal   CD  
Samples1


Anthony Helferty
(died 1882)(Composer & Fiddle)


P.V. O’Donnell  (Fiddle)


Eddie McMonagle  (fiddle)

Pat Pheadar Mhick Mac Dabhait  (fiddle)


Johnnie Gillespie  (fiddle)


Hugh Gillespie (1906-1986)(Fiddle)
CDCD2


Mickey Gillespie
  (fiddle)

Jim Gillespie (fiddle & accordion)



Sally Mc Bride (fiddle)

Hughie Devanney (fiddle)

Hughie Bonar (fiddle)

Neily Bonnar  (Fiddle)


Tom Glackin (b.1925)(fiddle)


Myles Tinney (fiddle)
Reference to Myles Tinney  
Article1


Pat Mulhearne  (fiddle)

 

James Josie McHugh (1917-1979)(Fiddle)

Brendan Mc Hugh (fiddle)

Francie Mc Hugh (b.1906)fiddle)


Kate Sweeney (Melodeon)


Jimmy Lyons (Fiddle)


Francie Dearg O’Byrne (Fiddle)
 
Hugh Mc Dyer (Died 1924)(fiddle)

Cormac Quinn (fiddle & Melodeon)

James Campbell  (Fiddle)

Peter Campbell  (b1900)(Fiddle)

Columba Campbell  (Fiddle)

Josie Campbell  (Lilter)
 

Vincent Campbell (Fiddle)
Vincent Campbell's MazurkaMov1


Jimmy Campbell (Fiddle)



Peter Campbell (Fiddle)



James Byrne (1946-2008)(Fiddle)
James Byrne 1988  Mov1
RTE Radio1  Ceili house 5th-April-2008    Audio1
 RTE Radio1  The Rolling Wave 26th-Nov-2008  
Fiddler Magazine 1999
 
Article



Packie Manus Byrne  (b.1917)(singer & Whistle & fiddle)
Reference to Packie Manus Byrne in this  
Article1  &  Article2
British Library Archive Recordings of Packie Byrne  
Mp3 1  &  Mp3 2  &  Mp3 3  &
 
Mp3 4  &  Mp3 5  &  Mp3 6
A Dossan of Heather  
Book 


Danny Byrne  (fiddle)

Paddy Byrne  (fiddle)


Johnnie Crampsie (b.1915)(Fiddle)
Traditional Music Weekend


John McGettigan  (b.1882)(Fiddle)

Brian O’Donnell (died 1980) (Fiddle repairer)


Jimmy Meehan  (Fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy in this  
Article1


Danny Meehan (b1940)(Fiddle)
About Danny , his music and Life 
Article1
Interviews with Danny Meehan 
Article1  &  Article2
Danny playing outside Biddy’s Bar in Glencolmcille 
Mov1


Paddy Mc Dyer (Fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy in this 
Article1


Ronan Galvin (Fiddle)



Sean Reid ((1907-1978)(Piano Fiddle & Piper)
Reference to Sean  in this  
Article1
 

William Allingham 
(fiddle)
Reference to William Allingham  in this
Article1 on Page24


Patrick ‘Paddy’ Haly 
(1748 - 1813)(Piper)
Reference to Patrick Paddy Haly  in this
Article1 on Page24


Peter Oliver 
(Piper)
Reference to Peter Oliver  in this
Article1 on Page23


Tom Clarke 
(Piper)
Reference to Tom Clarke  in this
Article1 on Page24


Paul Harrigan 
(Piper)
Reference to Paul Harrigan  in this
Article1 on Page24


Dominic Mac Giolla Bhride 
(Piper)
Reference to Dominic Mac Giolla Bhride  in this
Article1 on Page24


Gearoid O Maonaigh 
(Piper)
Reference to Gearoid O Maonaigh  in this
Article1 on Page24


Brian McGovern 
(Piper)
Reference to Brian McGovern  in this
Article1 on Page24


Martin Mc Intyre 
(Pipe Maker & Piper)
Reference to Martin Mc Intyre  in this
Article1 on Page24


John James Connaghan  (Blacksmith)(1903-1973)(Fiddle)

Patrick Connaghan (Fiddle)

Neville Connaghan (fiddle)

Clair Connaghan (fiddle)

Tara Connaghan (Fiddle)


John na gCuinneagain Mac aBhaird (Fiddle)


Derek McGinley (Fiddle)


Tommy McMenamin  (fiddle)

Micheal McMenamin (Fiddle)

Paddy McMenamin (Fiddle)


Danny McCarry (Fiddle)


Charlie Carr  (fiddle)
Reference to Charlie Carr in this
Article1 

Michael Carr  (fiddle & Accordion)
Reference to Michael Carr  in this
Article1
Memorial Carr  Festival
Article2

 Dr. Peter Carr  (fiddle & Dancer )
Reference to Dr. Peter Carr  in this
Article1 

Proinsias Carr  (Accordion)
Reference to Proinsias  Carr in this
Article1 


Seamus Gibson (fiddle)


Paddy Mc Daid  (Singer & Lilting)

Fred McDaid (fiddle)


Bob Doogan  (Fiddle)
 

Moses McGinley  (Blacksmith & fiddle)

 
Maurice (Mosie) McGinley (b1830)(Fiddle)

John (Mosie) McGinley (b. Mid 1840’s)Composer & Fiddle)

Padai (Mosie) McGinley  (fiddle)

 
Kathleen McGinley  (fiddle)
 
Martin McGinley (b1961)(Fiddle)
 

 Barney McGinley (Fiddle)

Nancy McGinley (Fiddle)

Andy McGinley (Fiddle)

Condai McGinley (Fiddle)

John McGinley (Fiddle)

Paddy McGinley (Fiddle)

Con McGinley (Fiddle)


Sean McGinley  (Piper)
Reference to Sean MCGinley  in this
Article1 on Page24


Joe Molloy (fiddle)

Johnnie (an Fidleir Beag) Molloy  (Fiddle)


Jimmy Hueston (b.1919)(fiddle)


Charlie Patton (Fiddle Maker )(fiddle)

 
Danny O'Donnell (fiddle)
CD1


Dinny McLaughlin (b1935)(fiddle)


Caoimhin Mac Aoidh (Writer & fiddle)
Between The Jigs and The Reels
Book 


Liz Doherty (fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine interview with Liz Doherty   
Article1
Hole in the Kettle Set  
Mov1
Shetland Fiddler & Dinkie's Reel  
Mov1
Last Orders  CD 
Samples1



Francie Mooney (fiddle)
Documentary     Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4 Mov5 Mov6


Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (fiddle& Singer)
JigsMov1


Ciaran O Maonaigh
(fiddle)
Ceol A’Ghleanna - The Music of the Glen   CD 
Samples1


Tom Doherty (1914-1998)(Melodeon)


Jeannie (Mc Glynn) Doherty (Fiddle)

Neil Doherty (Fiddle)

Patrick Doherty (fiddle)


Frainc a’Phoill  (fiddle)

Padai Bhartlai Mc Glynn  (fiddle)


Charlie Joe Gordon (Fiddle)

Rab Cherry (Fiddle Maker)
 

Damien Harrigan
(fiddle)

Roisin Harrigan (fiddle)


Stephen Harper (fiddle)

 Barney Harper (fiddle)

 Pat Harper (fiddle)

Siobhan Harper  (fiddle)


Brid Harper (fiddle)
Brid Harper and Danny O’Mahoney 
Mov1


Davey Arthur (Guitar & Banjo & Singer)


Dermot Byrnes (Accordion)
Farewell to London, The Glen To Carrick   
Mov1
McInerney's & Japanese Hornpipe 
Mov1


Ciaran Tourish   (fiddle)
 My Love is in America, Leslie Reel 
Mov1

 
Oisin McAuley (fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine interview with Oisin McAuley  
Article1
Berklee Performance Center 
Mov1

 
Michael Collins  (Fiddle)

George Mc Gee  (fiddle)

Barney Mc Cauley (Fiddle)


Aidan O'Donnell (Fiddle)


Martin Tourish  (Accordion)


Ciaran Mac Feilimidh  (Piper)
Reference to Ciaran Mac Fheilimidh  in this
Article1 on Page24


Tommy Keenan  (Fiddle)

 
Sonny Keeney  (Fiddle)

Eddie Keeney  (b.1922)(Fiddle & Accordion)

Charlie Keeney  (Fiddle)

John Parnell Keeney  (Fiddle)


Jimmy Marley (fiddle)

Andy Marley (fiddle)


Sarah (Mc Ginty) Ponsonby (Fiddle)

John Ponsonby (Fiddle)


Paddy O’Gara Snr.   (fiddle)

Paddy O’Gara Jnr.   (b.1929)(fiddle)


Con Gildea (Fiddle)

John Gildea (Fiddle)


Charlie Dolan  Snr. (Fiddle)

Charlie Dolan Jnr.  (Fiddle)

James Dolan  (Fiddle)


Hugh James Harkin (fiddle)

Joe Harkin (fiddle)

Frank Harkin (fiddle)

Johnnie Harkin (fiddle)


Paddy (The Tae) Gallagher  (Fiddle)

John (The Tae) Gallagher  (Fiddle)

 Aoife Gallagher  (Fiddle)

 Eithne Gallagher  (Fiddle)

 Croidhe Gallagher  (Fiddle)

 Naimh Gallagher  (Fiddle)


Peter Mc Connell (Fiddle)

Jim Mc Connell (Fiddle)

Vincent Mc Connell (Fiddle)
 

Charlie McBride (Fiddle)

Willie McBride
(Fiddle)

Jimmy McBride
(Glasgow)(1915)(Fiddle)

Cassie McBride
(fiddle)


Francie Ambrose Given  (fiddle)

Brian Mc Gill  (fiddle)

Pat Mc Dermott  (fiddle)

Hugo McGrath  (Fiddle)


Con Watters (Fiddle)

Connell Watters (Fiddle)

John Watters (died 1977)(Fiddle)


John Gallagher (Fiddle)

Johnnie Gallagher (Fiddle)


Edel McLaughlin (Tin Whistle & Piano Accordion)

Kathleen Ford (Flute)

John Dan McLaughlin  (fiddle)


Laurence Mc Goldrick  (fiddle)

Alice Mc Goldrick  (fiddle)

Sean John  Chit (died 1984)(fiddle)

Conal Eoghain Phaidraig  (Fiddle & Dancer)

John Callaghan  (Lilter & Singer)


Seosamh Mac Grianna   (Fiddle & Flute & Whistle & Accordion)
Lui na Greine   CD  
Article1


Pat Kelly (fiddle)

Mick Kelly (Mouth Organ)

Frank Kelly  (Fiddle)

Eddie Kelly (fiddle)


Martin Crossin (Piper)

Ina Walsh (Fiddle)
 
Arty Brogan  (Fiddle)


Theresa Kavanagh  (fiddle)
 




 
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Belfast

Frankie Kennedy  (1955 - 1994 )(Flute)
About Frankie Kennedy 
Article 1 &  Article 2
Documentary
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4 Mov5 Mov6
Frankie Kennedy School
 
CD1



Frank McPeakes
(b 1885) (Piper)

Frances McPeakes (b 1917)(Piper)

James McPeakes (b 1936)(Fiddle, Piano & Harp)
Family 
Mov1


Francis McIlduff     (Piper)


Frank McFadden (1911-1976) (Pipe-Maker)


Dr. Malachy Mc Closkey (Fiddle)


John McSherry    (Piper)
At First Light   CD 
Samples1


Davy Maguire   (Flute)
Reference to Davy Maguire in this  
Article1
CD1


Derek Bell  (1935-2002)(harp)
Biography 
Article1
Guardian  
Article1
Ancient Music for the Irish Harp   CD  
Samples1
Carolan’s Favourite   CD  
Samples2
Carolan’s Receipt   CD  
Samples3
Musical Ireland   CD  
Samples4
Plays with Himself   CD  
Samples5


 
Harry Bradley  (B.1974)(Flute)
Born For Sport 
CD  
Samples1
As i Carelessly Did Stray   CD  
Samples2



Robbie Hannan   (Presenter & Piper)
The Munster Jig, Down the back Lane, When sick is the tea you want
 
Mov1
From 
Uilleann Obsession  Willie Clancy Piping recital 2004  Audio1
Rambles of Kittie  
Mov1
Reels  
Mov1
Piping Concert 2008  
Mov1
RTE Raidio na Gaeltachta Fonn Ceoil Monday at 7 pm Presented by Robbie Hannan
BBC Radio Ulster Culan
On Wednesday at 7pm  Presented by  Robbie Hannan
 

Michael Clarkson    (flute)
Michael has  a Super Flute  Tune Website  
Irish Flute Tunes
CD1


Sean McGuire (b1927-2005)(Fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine  
Article1
Kathleen's Smiths & The Mathematician  
Mov1
Sean  with Brian McCallum playing   Slan le hEirinn  
Mov1
 
Old 78rpm recordings of Sean McGuire in Mp3 format
78rpm 
A Man Apart  CD   
Samples1
The Irish Fiddler  CD 
Samples2
The wild IrishMan   CD  
Samples3
CD1


John Moulden
(b1941)(Concertina & Singer)


Colin (Hammy) Hamilton   (b1953)(Flute Maker)( Singer,Writer  & Flute)
Interview with Colin 
Article1
CD1


Martin Preshaw    (Pipe Maker)


Conor Day  (Piper)
Reference to Conor Day  in this
Article1 on Page24


Ciaran Carson  (b1948)(Flute & Writer)


Dermie Diamond (Fiddle)
RTE Radio 1 The Late Session   18th-Jan 2009   Audio1
Connachtman's Rambles & My Darling’s Asleep 
Mov1
Colonel Rodgers & Happy Days of Youth  
Mov1


Meabh O'Hare   (fiddle)
reels   
MovMov2
Bavan  CD  
Samples1

 
Marcus O Murchu (Flute)
Tom Ginley's Fancy, Titanic Jig  
Mov1
CD1





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Derry 

Tomas O’Canainn (b1930)(Composer, Writer  & Piper)
Traditional Music in Ireland
  
Book 


Maurice Bradley
(Piper & Fiddle)
Jigs
 
Mov1
Reels
Mov1


Dermot McLaughlin   (Fiddle)
Trip to Durrow & Five Mile Chase  
Mov1
RTE Radio1 Instrmentals  Dermot McLaughlin talks about fiddle playing  Audio1


Mary Dillon (Singer)
The Green Fields of Canada 
Mov1
 Where Are You  Mov1
Clothes Of Sand 
Mov1
Ready for the Storm  
Mov1


Paddy (Bazaar) Mc Fadden  (Fiddle)


Eamonn O’Doherty  (Architect,Writer & Flute )
RTE Radio1  Frozen Music     14th-Oct-2000  Author of the “Northern Fiddler” 
  Talks about the Dohertys     20 min 40 sec  into the interview
   
Audio1
The Northern Fiddler 
Book 


Daithi Sproule (Guitar & Singer)
Traditional Music of Ireland   CD  
Samples1
 
CD1


Turlach Boylan (Banjo & Whistle & Flute)
CD1


Kevin Mitchell (b1940)(Singer)


Liam Lewis   (Fiddle)
Reference to Liam Lewis in this  
Article1


Proinsias Mac Loscaigh 
(Piper)
Reference to Proinsias Mac Loscaigh  in this
Article1 on Page24


Mark Lavery   (Fiddle)

Brian Lavery  (Fiddle)

Finbar McLaughlin   (Piper)

Joseph McHugh  (Piper)

Brian Stafford  
(Piper)

John Henry  (Accordion)

Lucy Kerr  (Harp)



 
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Down

William Kennedy (1768-1834) (PipeMaker &Piper)


James O’Neill (born 1862) (Fiddle)
Fiddler Magazine   
Article1


Leslie Bingham  (Flute)


Tara  (Bingham)  Diamond  (Flute)
BarnDance   
Mov1
CDCD2


Terry Bingham  (Concertina)


Ciaran Bingham  (Fiddle)


Jackie Donnan (Fiddle)

Sean Quinn (b1942) (Accordion)


Clare Byrne  (Piper)
RTE Radio1  The Late Session 2002  
Audio1


Ursula Byrne  (Fiddle)

Niall McClean  (fiddle)

Emer Walsh (Whistling)

Ciaran Burns  (Concertina)

Paul Phillips (Bodhran)

Sean O’Neill   (Bodhran)



 
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Fermanagh

Documentary about traditional irish music in Fermanagh     Mov1 Mov2 Mov3


Fermanagh Music    
Mov1 Mov2 Mov3 Mov4 Mov5


The Journal of Music in Ireland       -  
Hidden Fermanagh Article



John Gunn (fiddle)
The John Gunn Manuscript 
Article1
 

Tommy (Jason) Gunn    (b1912)(Fiddle)

Hugh Gunn  (Fiddle)

Katie Gunn  (Lilting)


Phil (Philip) Martin   (1907-1942)(Piper)
Reference to Phil Martin in this 
Article1  &  Article2
78rpm recordings of Phil Martin in Mp3 format 
78rpm  


John Mc Manus  (Fiddle)


Pat Mc Manus (Fiddle)
Hole in the Kettle Set  
Mov1
Humours of Innishbeg & Fiona's Jig  
Mov1


Ciaran Curren  (Bouzouki)


Ned Curren  (Fiddle)
Reference to Ned Curren in this   
Article1  &  Article2


Hugh Rushie (1895-1979)(Tin whistle)


Maggie Murphy (Chambers) (b 1923)(Singer)
Reference to Maggie Murphy in this  
Article1  &  Article2


Sean McAloon (1923-1998) - (Pipe Maker)

Bernard Bogue (b1860)(Fiddle  & Whistle)

Peter Flanagan  (Fiddle)

Felix McGarvey   (Flute)

Mick Hoy  (1913-2000)(Fiddle)

Eddie Duffy  (1894 - 1986)(Flute)


James McMahon  (Flute)
About James McMahon  
Article1
About James McMahons jig  
Article2


Mick Shannon (b.1930)(Fiddle)



Cathal McConnell (Flute)
The dark woman of the glen 
Mov1
CD1


John Joe Gordon (b1928)(Fiddle)
RTE Radio1 The Late Session 15th-May-2005   Audio1

 
Cyril Maguire   (Writer & Flute)
Telegraph
Article
 The Hidden Fermanagh 
Book 


Sharon Creasey (FLute)
 The Hidden Fermanagh 
Book
CD1


Richard Creasey (bouzouki)


Rosie Stewart (Singer)
Concert in the USA  
Mov1
RTE Radio 1 Cherish the Ladies Rosie Stewart talks about her singing    Audio1


Tom Busby (Piper)


Darren Breslin   (Accordion)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth   23th-July-2005    Audio1


Brona Graham   (Banjo)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  18th-Aug-2007    Audio1



Packie Nugent  (died 1974)(fiddle)
Reference to Packie Nugent  in this    
Article1


Marie
(nee Nugent) Gormley  (accordion)
Reference to Marie Nugent Gormley  in this    
Article1


Sean Nugent   (died 1996)(Fiddle)
Reference to Sean Nugent  in this    
Article1  &  Article2  &  Article3


Catherine (nee Nugent) McLaughlin   (Singer)
Reference to Catherine Nugent McLaughlin  in this    
Article1


Aine Nugent   (fiddle)
Reference to Aine Nugent  in this    
Article1


Laurence Nugent   (Flute)
Reference to Laurence Nugent  in this    
Article1
CD1



Brenda McCann  (Whistle & Accordion & Piano & Fiddle)
Reference to Brenda Mc Cann in this  
Article1
Eammon Walsh on Pipes and Brenda McCann on fiddle  
Mov1


Annette Owens (Accordion)

Julie Ann McCafferty (Tin whistle)

Christopher Maguire  (Melodeon)

Jim McGrath  (Accordion)

Charlie Woods  (Fiddle)

Catherine Dunne    (Fiddle)

Gabriel McArdle  (Concertina)

John Duffy  (Accordion)

Ashling Phillips  (Flute)


 
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Armagh
 
 
Edward Bunting (1773-1843)(Collector)
 The Irish Music Manuscripts of Edward Bunting 
Book 


Jack Makem
(1920-1990)(Fiddle Pipes & Whistle)

Peter Makem (Fiddle)

Sarah Makem (1900-1983) (Singer)

Tommy Makem (1932-2007) (Banjo,Guitar whistle  Bagpipes)


Roisin White  (Singer)
Reference to Roisin White in this   
Article1  &  Article2



Brian Vallely
(b1943)(Piper)
Documentary about Brian  Vallelly  
Mov1  &  Mov2  &  MovMov4


Eithne Vallely (b1945)(Flute)
Documentary about Eithne Vallelly  
Mov1  &  Mov2  &  MovMov4


Niall Vallely (b1970) (Concertina)
Buille   CD  
Samples1


Cillian Vallely (Piper)


Caoimhin  Vallely  (Piano)
Buille   CD  
Samples1


Fintan Vallely (b1949) (Writer & Flute)
Fintans first album made in 1979 
Article1
The Companion to Irish Traditional Music  
Book 
Blooming Meadows - the World of Irish Traditional Musicians 
Book
CD1



Brian Finnegan  (Flute)


Josephine Keegan (Composer , Piano & Fiddle)
RTE Radio 1 Cherish the Ladies Josephine a collector & a composer of tunes  Audio1


Paul Meehan  (Manshester)(Guitar & Banjo)


Paul Bradley (Violin Maker)( fiddle)
Reels    
Mov1


Louis E. Quinn  (1904-1991)(Fiddle)
CD1

 
Brendan Mc Glinchey (fiddle)
 

Mark Donnelly (Piper)


Dean Warner (Leeds)(Accordion)
Reel  & The Sandymount reel  
Mov1
The Kings of Innisboffin ,The Haunted House & Josie's Visit    
Mov1
 

Barry Kerr   (Piper)
RTE Radio1  The Late Session  2002     
Audio1
CD1


Patricia Daly (Harp)

Kieran Fletcher (Banjo)


Chris Maguire (Accordion)
Come West Along the Road  
Mov1



 
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Antrim



Robert Cinnamond ( 1884-1968)(Singer)

Joe Holmes (1906-1978)(singer & Lilter &  Fiddle)
CD  
Article1


John Henry Mc Auley  (died 1937)(Fiddle)
Reference to John Henry Mc Auley in this   
Article1


Len Graham   (Singer)
When I was Young -  Childrens Songs of Ireland   CD  
Samples1
About Len Graham  
Article1


Billy Mc Cormick  (b.1959)(Piper)
Reference to Billy Mc Cormick in this   
Article1


Adrian Jefferies  (Pipe-Maker & Piper)
Reference to Adrian Jefferies  in this   
Article1  &  Article2


Jim Mc Killop   (Composer & Violin-Maker & Fiddle)
Reference to Jim Mc Killop in this
Article1
The Full-Moon Waltz  
Mov1
The Four Strings Polka 
Mov1
The Flax in Bloom  &  The Pigeon on the Gate  
Mov1


Andy Irvine  (b.1942)(London)(Mandolin & Bouzouki & SongWriter & Singer)
Andy Irvine  
Website
Way Out Yonder  Cd 
Samples1
Rude Awakening  CD
Samples2
East Wind  CD
Samples3


Dominic Mc Nabb  (Fiddle)
Fiddle Music from the Glens of Antrim  
Mp3s  &  Article 


Liam Donnelly (fiddle)

North Antrim Fiddlers 

John Mc Laughlin   (Fiddle)

Stumpy Mc Closkey   (Fiddle)

Jim Mc Gill   (Fiddle)

Frank Mc Collam   (Fiddle)

James Stoddard Moore (Dusty rhodes)   (Fiddle)

Sam Stevenson   (Fiddle)

John   Mc Gill   (Fiddle)

Dan O’Loan   (Fiddle)

Jamie Benson   (Fiddle)

John Crawford Snr.   (Fiddle)

Jack Mc Duff    (Fiddle)

Barry Limerick   (Fiddle)

Dan Blue   (Fiddle)

Dan Wilkinson   (Fiddle)

Pat Gillan   (Fiddle)

Johnny McAleese   (Fiddle)

Daniel McGowan   (Fiddle)

Alex Morgan   (Fiddle)

Willie Morgan   (Fiddle)

Willie McGill   (Fiddle)

Willie Weir   (Fiddle)

Randal McDonnell   (Fiddle)

Cassie McHenry   (Fiddle)

Johnny McAfee   (Fiddle)

Andy McGoogan   (Fiddle)

Dan Morgan   (Fiddle)

Bob Morgan   (Fiddle)

Sam McFarlane    (Fiddle)


John Kennedy (singer & Tin whistle &  Flute)


Deirdre Havlin  (Whistle & Flute)
CD1

 
Alex Kerr
(Fiddle)

John Rea (1915-1983)(Dulcimer)

Ann O’Brien   (Flute)

Kieran Convery   (Fiddle)

Trevor Stewart   (Piper)


 
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Monaghan

William Carolan (1849-1937)(Piper)

Robert William Clarke  (1889-1934(Piper)

Farley "The Bearded Fiddler" (Fiddle)

Noreen McQuaid
   (Accordion)

Majella Bartley  (Tin whistle & Flute)


Sean McElwain  (guitar & Bouzouki)
Teada-  Ril Liadroma, Green Cockade, Drummond Lasses    
Mov1
Teada -  League Reel, Peter Horan's, Flannel Jacket   
Mov1
Teada  
Mov1 Mov2


Laura Beagon 
(fiddle)
Reels 
Mov1
Col Fada , Woman of the House  & The Boys of Ballysadare    
Mov1
The Gold Ring  Kearan O’Gradys   
Mov1


Mattie Connolly   (NewYork)(Piper)

Tiarnan O'Duinchinn   (Piper)

Thomas Johnson   (Piper)

Amelia Ni Mhurchu  (Singer)

Gerard McQuaid  (Singer)

Maire Ni Bhaoil   (Singer)

Gearoid Mac Eogain  (Accordion)

Michael Rooney   (Concertina)

Fionnuala Ni Ruanaidh (Harp)

Kate Marquis  (Mandolin)


Martin McCormack (Piper)
Jigs 
Mov1




 
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Tyrone

Cathal Hayden (Fiddle)
Cathal Hayden & Arty McGlynn  
Mov1
Time to Dance 2   CD 
Samples1
Cathal Hayden   CD 
Samples2


Jimmy Cormac  (fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy Cormac  in this  
Article1  &  Article2
 

Arthur O’Neill (1734-1818)(Harp)


Felix Kearney Snr. (1889-1997)(Songwriter & Poet & Fiddle)
Reference to Felix Kearney in this   
Article1  &  Article2


Michael Gallagher (Fiddle)
Reference to Michael Gallagher  in this   
Article1


Tommy Gallagher (Singer)
Reference to Tommy Gallagher  in this   
Article1


Francy Quinn  (Fiddle)
Reference to Francy Quinn  in this   
Article1


Jimmy Mc Hugh  (1930-1999)(fiddle)
Reference to Jimmy Mc Hugh  in this   
Article1


Jim McGurk (1904-1978)(Singer & fiddle)

Mary Anne (nee McPhelimy) Patton (1905-1993)(fiddle)

Joe Mc Menamin (1911-1985)(Accordion & Piper)

Des Donnelly (1933-1973)(Fiddle)


John Weir  (Fiddle)
CD1


Arty McGlynn (Guitar & Singer)
McGlinns Fancy  CD 
Samples1
CD1


Paul Brady (Guitar, Composer & Singer)
CD1


Paul MCGlinchey (Flute)
Unearthed  CD 
Article1
CD1

 
Michael (Master) Mc Dermott
(Fiddle)

John Mc Keown  (Fiddle)


Ned Turbit   (Fiddle)

Peter Turbit  (Fiddle)

 
Ryan Molloy  (Fiddle & Piano)
The Dusty Bridge   CD  
Article1


Paddy McEnespie   (Fiddle)

John Loughran (Fiddle)

Willie Corrigan  (Fiddle)

Jim Conway  (b1916)(Fiddle)

Patsy Farrell   (Composer, Tin Whistle, Accordion & Fiddle)
 

Liam Farrell  (Banjo)
Reference to Liam Farrell in This  
Article1  &  Article2  &  Article3
 
 
Pat Kelly  (Fiddle)
 
 
Cathal Lynch   (Singer)
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  12th-Aug-2006    Audio1


 Aidan O’Neill   (Whistle , Concertina & Fiddle)
Reel
Mov1  &  Mov2
RTE Radio1   The Bloom of Youth  29th-July-2006    Audio1


Rachel Corr  (War pipes)

Elaine McDermott  (Accordion)



 
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Cavan

Ed   Reavy  (1898-1988)(Composer & Fiddle)
The Collected Compositions of Ed Reavy 
Book 
CD1


Antoin Mac Gabhann (b1945)(Fiddle)
The whistler at the wake & The Old Flail  jigs    (12.38 min onto this Clip)
Mov1


Bernard Galligan (1920-1979)(Flute, whistle & Accordion)

Catherine (O'Reilly) Glackin    (Fiddle)

Patrick McEntee (1939-1986)(Fiddle)


Martin Gaffney  (flute)
CD1


Ursula Finnegan   (Fiddle)
Maudabawn Chapel  
Mov1


Johnnie Mcguire    (Tin Whistle)

Eddie Clarke   (b1945)(Harmonica)

Caitrona Cullivan   (Lilting)

Hugh Mc Govern  (Fiddle)

 


 
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