Buíochas / Credits An Charraig agus Abhainn a’Ghlinne

Monday, January 30, 2017

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)

Friday, January 27, 2017

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)

Friday, January 27, 2017

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

Friday, January 27, 2017

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James McNelis (1917-1996)

Friday, January 27, 2017

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)

Friday, January 27, 2017

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

Friday, January 27, 2017

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John Ward (1911-1991 )

Friday, January 27, 2017

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)

Friday, January 27, 2017

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)

Friday, January 27, 2017

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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