Lovely music from Offaly – rich musical environment – Sheila Doorley, Frank Quinn and Patrick Quinn #irishmusic

As Noel Rice says about the “rich musical environment of the Midlands, including Offaly”, here is an example in the lovely mature playing of Ademar O’Connor… Sheila Doorley – of the upcoming Salon Concert on January 8th, is also from this area.

Thanks for sharing, Martin Donohoe – here is what he says about him – “Amazing unbelievable playing. 2015 All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil under 12 Button Accordion champion Adamar O Connor Offaly with Moyra Fraser Piano & Martin Murphy
Drums recorded in Gunnings session Dec 2015
Tunes 2 Barn dances, Flanagan meets O’ Hanlon by Johnny Óg Connolly and Lovely Lough Sheelin by Ed Reavy .

Post-Holiday Salon Concert: Sheila Doorley, Frank Quinn and Patrick Quinn #irishmusic #IAHC


“Sheila Doorley, Patrick Quinn and Frank Quinn return to the Fifth Province in January 2016, as part of the monthly Salon Concert Series.

Sheila Doorley on button accordion is from Tullamore, County Offaly, and started playing at age four. She qualified for the All-Ireland championships for six years in a row, from age 9 to 15. Before moving to the US, she toured extensively with the Daithi Rua band and the Davey Arthur Band. Now based in Chicago, Doorley has played with Gan Bua, the Barry Fagan Band and at sessions throughout the city.

Patrick Quinn is a multi-instrumentalist and plays banjo, flute, whistles, mandolin and guitars. Quinn also spent several years in Ireland as a child, learning tunes and playing sessions around Dublin, Kerry and Mayo.

Frank Quinn, guitar, is a veteran of the Irish music scene in Chicago, having played with such bands as the Drovers, the Muck Bros and Mauds Gonne.

The concert is Friday, January 8 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free. Purchase by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or at the door. The opening act is the Academy of Irish Music.” thanks for sharing Irish American Heritage Center

More from Ellen Flanagan Comerford (Offaly), Sheila Doorley’s teacher! Great stuff! #irishmusic

More from Ellen Flanagan Comerford and Denis Ryan, Denis Ryan from Edenderry on fiddle, and Ellen Flanagan from Tullamore on accordion, playing two jigs, The High Part of the Road, and Dooney Rock, in February 1980. Ellen Flanagan Comerford was one of Sheila Doorley’s accordion teachers. Sheila Doorley will be performing on January 8th as part of the Salon Concerts Chicago Series in Chicago!

Thanks “A Feast Of Irish Folk” discussing upcoming Salon Concert and the ongoing series.. @davidpowerup on now with a track – 18 Moloney now!

Thanks to Erik on “A Feast Of Irish Folk” for discussing the upcoming Salon Concert and the ongoing series.. He is playing a track from David Power now from the 18 Moloney now!

Accordion teacher – Offaly, Ellen Flanagan Comerford, Sheila Doorley’s Teacher #irishmusic

All-Ireland Button Accordion Champion Ellen Flanagan Comerford plays “Paddy Kelly’s Four-Part Reel” at the Comhaltas Concert in Tullamore, Co. Offaly on the 29th of April, 2011. Pat Maguire provides piano accompaniment.

Another great season of Salon Concerts at the Irish American Heritage Center! #irishmusic


We’re looking forward to another great season of Salon Concerts at the ‪#‎IAHC‬. On 1/8 at 8pm, don’t miss a great night of music with Sheila Doorley, Patrick Quinn and Frank Quinn. Click above link for more info.

Thanks Good Morning Ireland – Salon Concert: Sheila Doorley, Frank Quinn & Pat Quinn 01/08/16 #irishmusic


Thanks Good Morning Ireland Radio Show for support! Salon Concert featuring Sheila Doorley, Frank Quinn and Pat Quinn #irishmusic 01/08/16 $15 18 Und Free You can obtain tickets by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10, or at the door.
Watch this space for the online ticket link when it becomes available!