Buíochas / Credits An Charraig agus Abhainn a’Ghlinne

Eamonn Carr Theresa Boyle Mick Carr Theresa Boyle, James Byrne, Donal Ward Mícheál Carr Theresa Boyle Padraig Carr Theresa Boyle Patrick Doherty Eddie & Paddy O’Gara, Packie Sweeney…

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Barney Molloy (Barney Bhríanaí) (Circa 1895-1967)

BARNEY MOLLOY (Barney Bhríanaí) (Circa 1895 – 2nd April 1967) Barney, or Barney Bhríanaí of Mín na Chearrbhaigh was the son of Bríanaí Mór Molloy, a noted fiddler…

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Denis Gallagher (1889-1954)

DENIS GALLAGHER (25th June 1889 – 17th January 1954) Denis Gallagher, a fiddler, lived most of his life at Mín an Aoire where he was a close neighbour of…

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Frank McGinley

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James McNelis (1917-1996)

JAMES McNELIS (26th March 1917 – 10th June 1996) James McNelis or Jamie Johnny Mhicí as he was known locally was a melodeon player from the townland of Srath…

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James Patrick Maloney (1925-1950)

JAMES PATRICK MALONEY (24TH August 1925 – 29th June 1950) Jimmy Maloney, Óstán Shliabh Liag , An Charraig, was the youngest of a family of seven. As a young…

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John McGinley

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John Ward (1911-1991 )

JOHN WARD (2nd June 1911 – 1991 ) John, like his brother Danny, worked the land in Srath Laoill Theas and An Charraig Uachtarach. In 1941 he married…

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Mícheál Carr (1933-1998)

MÍCHEÁL CARR (7th January 1933 – 26th February 1998) Mícheál, an accordion and fiddle player, was the fourth child and first son of Mick and Mary Carr. As a…

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Columba Ward (1917-1999)

COLUMBA WARD  (10th August 1917 – 26th June 1999) Columba, the youngest boy in the family, attended Saint Eunan’s College, Letterkenny. Afterwards, he worked in various positions, firstly…

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