Buíochas / Credits Gleann an Bhaile Dhuibh

Kate Bonar Mairéad Bohan, Eamonn Browne Edward Byrne Bríd Byrne, Francie Byrne John Byrne Bríd Byrne, Francie Byrne Paddy Byrne Tom Byrne, Eamonn Browne Patrick Byrne Tom Byrne,…

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Brian Hegarty (1898 – 1972)

Brian Hegarty (1898 – 1972) Brian Hegarty was born at Iomascan in 1898, the youngest child of Patrick and Mary Hegarty. He had four sisters and a brother, Con,…

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Agnes Cunningham (1915 – 1997)

Agnes Cunningham  (1915 – 9th January 1997) Agnes, a fiddler, was born in An Seanach in 1915, a sister to Peter and John Cunningham. The melodeon was more…

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James Gallagher (Snr) (19th century)

James Gallagher (Snr) (19th century) James Gallagher, a fiddler and melodeon player was the third generation of his family in Cró na Roda. His grandfather, Séamus originally came from…

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Paddy Byrne (c.1919-2003)

Paddy Byrne (c.1919 – 14th May 2003) Paddy Byrne, a fiddle player and composer of tunes was born in Malin, in the peninsula of Inishowen, County Donegal. His father,…

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Patrick Byrne (1892-1960’s)

Patrick Byrne (8th February 1892 – 1960’s) Patrick, a fiddler, was born and reared in the townland of Cill Chathasaigh but emigrated to the USA when he was quite…

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Con Dorrian (1926 –1991)

Con Dorrian (19th June 1926 – 25th February 1991) Con Dorrian, from Cill Chathasaigh / Na Caislíní was a highly regarded fiddle player. His father, James, was married twice…

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Con McGinley (1889 – 1974)

Con McGinley (2nd May 1889 – 2nd February 1974) Con (Con Condy John Beag) was the third generation of his family to inhabit the home house at Iomascan. When…

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Edward Byrne (1899-1976)

Edward Byrne (1899 – 1976) Edward was born into a family of ten in the final year of the 19th century at An Chógais. His father, Dominic was a…

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John Byrne (1941–2011)

John Byrne (June 1941 – 7th April 2011) John (Johnny) Byrne was born and raised in a family steeped in traditional music and song at An Chógais in 1941,…

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