Jack Dolan – Irish flute player from Drumkeeran in County Leitrim. He plays flute in the characteristic rhythmic style of Leitrim/North Connaught. He emigrated to New York then spent some time in London in the 70s where he was recorded by Lucy Farr; he can be heard on the Topic Records release It Was Great Altogether – The continuing tradition of Irish music in London. He also made several recordings with flute player Charley Higgins, also of Co. Leitrim.

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