Donncha O’Briain

Donncha O'Briain Whistle Player

Donncha O'Briain Whistle PlayerDonncha O’Briain was a tin whistle teacher and performer, from a musical family from Dublin, with brothers Mick (pipes) Tom (fiddle) Andrew (fiddle) and John (pipes)

He was a member of CCE Cluain Tarbh, and taught and played regularly with the branch.He released a collection of tunes called the Golden Eagle, and an excellent whistle album which was recently re-released on Gael-linn, under the title Irish Traditional Airs on Tin Whistle / Ceol ar an bhFeadóg Stain.

Donncha suffered from muscular dystrophy and passed away in 1990, aged just 30.

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Some tunes from Donncha O’Briain (Google books)

 

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