Buíochas / Credits An Gleann

Monday, January 30, 2017

Johnny Boyle Anthony Hiúdaí Byrne, James Byrne, Con McGiinley Paddy Doherty Colm Cunnea, Willie Cunningham, John Gillespie Patrick Gillespie (Paddy Phrionnsias) Willie Cunningham, Francie McGinley, Lisa Shields James…

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Patrick Gillespie (Paddy Phrionnsias) (1917 – ?)

Friday, January 27, 2017
Patrick Gillespie

Patrick Gillespie (Paddy Phrionnsias)  (1st January 1917 – ?) Paddy, or Paddy Phroinsias, was born and reared at Gort an Luain, an area located between the townlands of…

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Johnny Boyle (1888-1968)

Friday, January 27, 2017

Johnny Boyle (6th June 1888 – 10th October 1968) Johnny Boyle of An Bhráid Íochtarach is remembered locally as a very fine fiddle player. Though he lived all…

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James Lyons

Friday, January 27, 2017
James Lyons

James Lyons James, the son of Eohgan Lyons and Catherine Gildea was born and reared at An Gaineamh, Gleann Cholmcille. James learned his trade of shoemaking from his…

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Seamus McGinley (Jimí Bhidí Mhicí) (1879 – 1957)

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Jimí Bhidí Mhicí

Seamus McGinley (Jimí Bhidí Mhicí) (12th September 1879 – 8th May 1957) Jimmy, better known as Jimí Bhidí Mhicí of Cionn na Coilleadh was regarded locally as a…

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Bridget O’Gara (29th July 1923 – )

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bridget O’Gara (29th July 1923 – ) Bridget was born and raised at Léim an Gadhra in the parish of Ard an Ratha where she grew up in a…

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Walter McNelis (Watty) (Circa 1874 – ?)

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Walter McNelis (Watty) (Circa 1874 – ?) Walter, better known as Watty of Dún Alt is fondly remembered in the locality as a noted fiddler who earned his living…

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Peter hIghne (1885 – 1942)

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Peter hIghne

Peter hIghne (Circa 1885 – 26th January 1942) Peter hIghne was born and reared in the townland of Cionn na Coilleadh but later married and settled in Mín…

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Paddy Doherty (circa 1891 – 1965)

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Paddy Doherty

Paddy Doherty (circa 1891 – 1965) Paddy, known as ‘Sinclair’ in the general area of Gleann Cholmcille, was born and raised in the townland of Dún Alt, the…

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