Paddy Gillespie (1914 – 1992)

(6th January 1914 – 22nd November 1992  Paddy (Paddy Dhónail), a fiddle player, was married to Maggie McGinley, also from Mín na Croise. They had seven children together,…

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Patrick O’Byrne (1896 – 1967)

(26th June 1896 – 30th May 1967) Patrick (Paddy Hiudaí O’Byrne) of Mín na Croise, a first cousin of Con McGinley was born in 1896, the same year…

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Paddy Carr (d.1953)

Although he was born and reared in the townland of Lairg an Breac in the parish of Ard an Ratha, Paddy, a fiddler was strongly associated with local…

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Michael Gillespie (c.1910 -1979)

(c.1910 – 2nd November 1979) Michael, or Mickey Mhuiris of Mín na Draighin was known locally as a melodeon player. His mother, Margaret Carr of Mín an Aoire…

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