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Internationally acclaimed Uilleann Piper, Liam O’ Flynn (1945-2018)

Irish Music Magazine are deeply saddened to hear of the passing today of the Internationally acclaimed Uilleann Piper Liam O’ Flynn at the age of 72.

Liam O’Flynn was an Irish uilleann piper and Irish traditional musician. In addition to a solo career and his work with the group Planxty, O’Flynn recorded with many international musical artists, including Christy Moore, Dónal Lunny, Andy Irvine, Kate Bush, Mark Knopfler, the Everly Brothers, Emmylou Harris, Mike Oldfield, Mary Black, Enya and Sinéad O’Connor.

O’Flynn was acknowledged as Ireland’s foremost exponent of the uilleann pipes and brought the music of the instrument to a worldwide audience.

May he rest in peace!

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