Peadar O’Loughlin, RIP

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Born in the parish of Kilmaley in County Clare on 6 November 1929, Peadar O’Loughlin was a traditional musician’s musician. He happily shared his tunes with a younger generation, typified by Ronan Browne and Maeve Donnelly, eager to learn a style that was sparsely ornamented but powerfully rhythmic, and his playing, on fiddle, flute and pipes, reflected a gentle, generous personality that will be very much missed.


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  1. Ciaran O'Loughlin says:

    Eamonn,
    Thank your for your kind words. I know he would really appreciate the value put on the music.
    Regards
    Ciaran