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The well-known harp player has died. Antoinette was the sister of Ireland’s most famous whistle player Mary Bergin and the wife of piper Joe McKenna. Joe and Antoinette recorded and performed together and were extremely popular on the Dublin trad circuit and  internationally.

Irish Music Magazine would like to offer condolences to Joe and the Bergin family on their sad loss.

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