SixClareWomen and Mrs. O' Dwyer's Old German Concertina


Launched at The Crinniu in Miltown Malbay in February 2014, this is a concertina album  featuring six female musicians  from Co. Clare playing tunes on the old German double - reeded concertina of the famous west Cork musician, Ella-Mae O' Dwyer.

Angela Crotty, Ann Kirrane,Mary McNamara,Jacqueline McCarthy,Josephine Marsh and Dympna O' Sullivan are the musicians who play on the cumbersome concertina that was the choice instrument in post Famine Ireland until the start of the 20th Century when the Anglo Concertina took over.