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The Dubliners - 40 Years (Released July 2008)
Said to be the best accident that ever happened to the world of folk music, The Dubliners are regarded by many as the grandfathers of Irish pop music. This collection features classic moments from each of the ten members who have graced the stage with The Dubliners during their four decades as professional musicians.

Patsy Watchorn - Hearts On Fire
As a solo performer and as a founder member of the hugely successful Dublin City Ramblers, Patsy has been at the forefront of Irish folk balladry for over 40 years. Hearts On Fire is Patsy’s fifth solo release and brings his own interpretation to the songs he enjoyed listening to throughout the years including ‘Raglan Road’, ‘The Foggy Dew’ and ‘Joe Hill’.

Jim McCann - Ireland’s Greatest Love Songs
Jim McCann hit the No.1 spot in the Irish charts in 1966 with The Ludlows, having ditched his former life as a medical student in UCD and a part-timer in several showbands in favour of the fledgling Irish folk scene. McCann was invited to join The Dubliner in the early 70’s and toured with the group until 1979.

Brewed In Barra - Duncan MacKinnon Ceilidh Band
After 25 years of making music, button accordionist Duncan MacKinnon and the lads have finally have put together a CD. A fine mixture of sets arranged for dances but equally enjoyable for just listening to.

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