Mick McShane (1896–1969)

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(23rd January 1896 – 11 th November 1969)   Mick, of Iomaire Mhuireanáin is remembered as a very fine fiddle player in a generation where the standard of…

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Con Cassidy (1909-1994)

Monday, January 23, 2017
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Con (6th July 1909 – 5th February 1994) a fiddler, was born and reared in Cruachlann, Teileann, where he was exposed to musical influences such as his cousins; John,…

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Michael Gallagher (1906 – 1986)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Mickey-Golly

(13th December 1906 – 1st November 1986)  Michael, or Mickey Golly as he was known locally, was from the townland of Rann na Cille, Teileann where he was…

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Peadar Ó Beirn (1900 – 1950)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Peadar Ó Beirn (Peadar Johnnie Johndie), was a lilter, singer and storyteller born and raised at Baile an tSruthain on the border of the townlands of Iomaire Mhuireanáin…

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KITTY ‘SEÁN’ CUNNINGHAM (1919 – )

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

(24th October 1919 – )   Kitty is steeped in the music and dance tradition of Teileann, from both her family and neighbours in Cruachlann, where she was born…

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