In Memoriam:

 Ann Downey

​1918 - 2017


Msgr. Charlie Coen, the musical priest, in Oak Hill, N.Y.  (2015)

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Matt Talty, 96, Concertina and Catskills legend

Matthew Talty of the Bronx, passed away peacefully in his 96th year at the Jeanne Jugan Residences.  Matthew was born in Co. Clare, Ireland on March 8, 1923 to Michael and Mary Talty (nee Finucane). He was a fixture in East Durham, NY, for many years and is seen playing his concertina in Irish Catskills: Dancing at the Crossroads. 

Peter McKiernan shares one of his favorite moments.

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​​'Irish Catskills: Dancing at the Crossroads' is airing nationwide on PBS!

VOICES OF THE IRISH CATSKILLS



           Hear Kevin on Joe Whalen's Frontiers radio show.

Kathleen McGrath (RIP), owner of McGrath's, East Durham, N.Y. (2011)

Mike Gilfeather, owner of the former Sligo Hotel, Leeds, N.Y. (2011)

Mike McHale, legendary flutist, feted at Shamrock House Oct 2012

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