Des O'Halloran interview

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Des O'Halloran speaks briefly about his youth in Inishbofin, his 22 years in London, his return to Ireland, and his varied musical career. He sings - both sean-nós and more popular fare - and plays the fiddle. He has toured the world with the Sharon Shannon Band and with other artists including Willie Nelson. He and his brother Vincent recorded an album of traditional music The Men of the Island (Topic Records, 1976 - pictured) and in 2001 he released a solo album, The Pound Road.

Source

Des O'Halloran interview with Sara Goek, Galway, Co. Galway, 6 June 2014

Date

2014-06-06

Contributor

Rights

Copyright 2014 Sara Goek & Des O'Halloran

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audio/mpeg3

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Interviewee

Duration

19:25

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Citation

O'Halloran, Des and Goek, Sara, “Des O'Halloran interview,” Voices of Irish Music & Migration, accessed May 15, 2021, http://www.musicmigration.com/cms/items/show/51.