The British Library has an enormous online archive of recordings, with a large selection of Irish traditional music in the collection “Traditional Music in England”. Among the Irish musicians is the excellent whistle player Jim Donoghue.
To hear the recordings, perform a search on “Jim Donaghue” (sic) blow:
Originally from Athlone in County Roscommon, Stephen Ducke now lives in a small village in the French Alps with his family.
He is author of a tin whistle tutor book entitled "Tin Whistle - A Complete Guide to Playing Irish Traditional Music on the Whistle" and runs Irish music classes and workshops with Tradschool in France. He has recorded one solo album, "If There Weren't Any Women In The World".