Patrick Doherty (1905-1962)

PATRICK DOHERTY (18th July 1905 – 18th June 1962) Patrick Doherty was born and reared in a two-storey house on the roadside in the townland of Srath Laoill Theas,…

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John McGinley (John Mhósaí)

John McGinley (John Mhósaí) John McGinley, or John Mhósaí as he is widely known, is very much associated with the townland of Loch Inseach but was in fact…

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Andrew McGinley (1897-1934)

ANDREW McGINLEY  (29 April 1897 – 22 December 1934) Andrew (Andy) McGinley of Mín an Aoire was very highly regarded as a fiddle player. He formed an early…

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Alfonous Ward (1914-1993)

Alfonous Ward (2nd January 1914 – 12th November 1993)  Alfonsus or Phonsie, was born in An Charraig on 2nd January 1914. From a young age he developed a…

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Patrick Breslin (1897-1994)

(16th September 1897 – 9th December 1994) Patrick or ‘Paddy the Cooper’ as he was known locally, was born with a twin sister, Mary Ann in An Srath Buí…

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Paddy Hiúdaí Byrne (1896-1967)

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

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Frank Cassidy (1900-1971)

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