T.37 Jim Doherty Interview Excerpts

These are excerpts from an in interview with Caoimhín Mac Aoidh recorded in the kitchen of Jim’s house in Legnahoorey on the afternoon of October 24th, 2008. Jim speaks initially about the isolation of fiddlers within their local community during his father’s time as well as memories of Robert Sproule and Matthew Buchanan who played with Jim’s father, Neil, for house dances. Jim finishes with the legacy of house dances and unique ways of teaching couple dances.