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Last, First Town County Instrument Bands
Abbott, Roy     Guitar Interns (sadly passed away 31st August, 2013)
Acheson, Harding Kilkeel Down Keyboards Coasters
Adair, Harry       Cousins
Adams-Rosa, Tony*     Guitar Sands,
Addinell, Roy* Derry Derry Trumpet Gay McIntyre, Green Angels, Johnny Quigley All-Stars (emigrated to Birmingham)
Adler, Peter     Sax Bluesville
Ahearne, Jimmy   Tipperary Drums Tommy Weston Dance Band
Ahearne, Mick Cork Cork Guitar Regal Showband, Arrivals Showband
Ahearne, Will Cork Cork Bass/Vocals Arrivals Showband
Ahern, Mog     Drums Greenbeats
Ainscough, Joey     Sax Diamonds Showband
Ainscough, Peter* Clondalkin Dublin Drums Express Showband, Everglades, Louis Stewart Trio (died Oct 23, 2004)
Alexander, Bob* Ballinderry Antrim Guitar Blue River Boys, Manhattan Showband, Idaho Showband
Alexander, Jon Belfast Antrim Sax Federals Showband
Allen, Caroline     Vocals Miami
Allen, Denis Limerick Limerick Guitar/Vocals Bojangle, Berwyn Showband, Top League, Monarchs, Dingaling, Denis Allen Band
Allen, Liz     Vocals Des Lee, Julie and Starband (a.k.a. Julie)
Allen, Merv* Larne Antrim Vocals High Seas Showband, Jimmy Johnston Band, Clipper Carlton, Students SB
(Merv sadly passed away 11th May, 2010)
Allen, Tom Moate Westmeath Vocals Finnavons, Nightrunners, Sailors, Mainliners,T.R.Dallas Band (a.k.a. T.R. Dallas)
Allen, Tony Moate Westmeath Keyboards Doc Carroll & the Nightrunners, Foster and Allen
Anderson, Gerry Belfast Antrim Bass Beaumont 7 Showband, Chessmen, Real McCoy
Anderson, Johnny*   Antrim Trombone Dave Glover Showband, Emporers, Gay McIntyre, Jim Farley Big Band
Anderson, Paul Belfast Antrim Fiddle Flying Column
Andrews, Hugo* Belfast Antrim Sax Cousins, Sparkle, Flames, Rumble Band, Big Soul Band (died 20th Apr. 2016)
Andrews, Ian Belfast Antrim Keyboards Capri Showband, Champs
Arbuckle, Roy* Derry Derry Guitar/sax Flingels Showband
Arkin, Charlie   Westmeath Fiddle Arkansas Travellers, Virginians, Mattie Fox & the Grassroots, Cotton Mill Boys,Poteen
Arkins, Mike Belfast Antrim Drums Capri Showband, Hurricanes, Headband, Bronco/Sk'boo
Arlon, Deke     Vocals Tara Showband
Amstrong, Christy*     Keyboards Savoy Swing Seven
Amstrong, Freddie* Omagh Tyrone Drums Toreadors Showband
Armstrong, Jim     Trombome Dave Glover Showband, Witnesses
Armstrong, Jim* Belfast Antrim Guitar Them, College Boys, Light, Sk'boo
Arnold, Brendan Dubllin Dublin Guitar/Bass Royal Blues, New Blues
Arrigan, Michael     Sax/clarinet Mick Fogarty Showband, Southern Stars
Ashe, Nicky   Scotland Keyboards Rodeo
Ashford, Paul   Wales Bass/Vocals Miami, Emmet Spiceland, Stepaside, Dazzle Band
Aston, Alan* Belfast Antrim Trombone Oceans Showband
Atkins, Jim   Waterford? Bass Royal Aces Showband
Atkins, Tom   Waterford? Guitar Royal Aces Showband
Aughey, Sid Mullingar Westmeath Drums Drifters Showband, Times
Aust, Ken* Dublin Dublin Sax Pat Roper & The Spotlights
Austin, Mel* Belfast Antrim Vocals Banshees, Casino Showband
Averill, Robin*     Vocals Robin & The Signs, Breakaways, College Boys
Aylward, Jim Carrick-on-Suir Tipperary Bass Voxenaires, Cowboys Showband (Jim sadly passed away March 6, 1991)

Acknowledgements:
*Our thanks to Jimmy Compton, Brian O'Brien, Brian "Shorty" O'Kane, Danny McLaughlin, Martin Flynn, Andy Monk, Joe Dodd, Peter Kinsey, Teddie Palmer, Patrick Hoye, Karl Compton, Dessie Lennox, Alec Clince, Michael Niblett, Declan Colgan, Mick Gilligan, Paul Welch, John McGrenra, Alan Carr, Dickie Donnelly, Alan White, Glen Brown, John Doohan, Alan Jones, Dave Hynes, Ernie Corrigan, Trefor Owens, Leslie Thompson, Jim Clark, John Baird, Brian O'Neill, Jakub Sawicki, Elaine Allen, Bob Alexander, Robert Magee, Paddy Brennan's "Golden Era of Irish Showbands," & Eugene Nixon's "He's Not Working...He's in a Band" for their assistance with many of the names on this list.

 


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