Traditional Irish Music
Here is a list of Hammered Dulcimer players in Ireland, past & present, that I've managed to track down so far.
If you know of any others, please send me details or post them in the Comments Box below & I'll be happy to add them to our list here.
Archibald Williamson (Dublin c1738)
Isaac Isaacs (Dublin c1767)
John Rea (Glenarm Co. Antrim)
Barry Carroll (Lisburn, Co. Antrim)
The Rea Family (Ballyclare Co. Antrim)
Seamus Brady (Waterford)
Nat Magee (Larne Co. Antrim)
Willeam Rea (Kilwaughter Co. Antrim)
Stuart McMaster (Co Down)
Mr Hanlon (Enniskorthy Co. Wexford)
Paddy Needham (died in Pittsburgh 1940s)
John Barton (Dublin)
Andy Dowling (Co. Laois)
Derek Bell (Belfast, Co. Antrim)
Other known Co Antrim Dulcimer players:
Harry Coudy, James & Andrew Davidson (Buckna), Miss Katie Johnson (Owencloughy), Thomas Taylor (Mullaghmore), Robert Gilbert (Kilwaughter) plus William McMullan (Ballyclare), Mrs. Craig (Ballyclare), Mrs. Doris Apsey (Ballyclare), Jackie Apsey (Ballyclare), Mrs. Woodside (Ballyclare), William Mundel (Ballyclare) and Alec Rea (Ballymena). ... Details Here.
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