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Tomás Ó Nialláin (c. 1932)- Farmer, Policeman & Melodeon Player – Gort, Co. Galway
If they had to choose their absolute favourite, the cows would probably opt for the Kilfenora Céilí Band. Certainly when Tomás played the Kilfenora’s reels to his cattle, they stood easy and the milk flowed pure and simple. But when he threw on a rock n’ roll record, all Hell broke loose. ‘It had them cracked,’ […]