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Last, First Town County Instrument Bands
Fagan, Jas     Trombone Melochords Showband, Cadets, Sun Valley Boys
Fagan, Sean     Vocals/trombone Pacific Showband
Fahy, Frank Tuam Galway Vocals Bandits, Raindrops (brother of Jerry-sadly passed away Feb, 2017)
Fahy, Jerry* Tuam Galway Vocals/Drums Niagra Showband, Virginians, Fleet (killed in auto accident-John Baird)
Fahy, Tony       Broken Arrow
Falahee, Christy Limerick Limerick Sax Empire Showband
Falahee, Mick Limerick Limerick Sax Berwyn Showband, Donie Collins Band (Mick sadly passed away)
Fallon, Bernie Sligo Sligo Drums/Bass Smokeys, Real Country, Rocky Tops, Bluegrass Roadshow ( sadly d. 23-10-07)
Fallon, Patsy   Galway   Astronauts Showband
Fandassi, Nino Dublin Dublin Guitar Paladins Showband, Transit Showband
Fanning, Jimmy Balbriggan Dublin Vocals Strangers, Dreams, Arrivals Showband (sadly passed away May 12, 2013)
Fanning, Marty*     Drums Pacific Showband
Farley, Jim   Dublin Sax Green County, Twink's Band, Band Show,Jim Farley Big Band, Daddy Cool & Lollipops
Farmer, Dan Belfast Antrim Bass Arabs Showband
Farmer, Pat*     Trumpet Dave Dixon Orchestra, Dixonaires Showband, Jim Farley Band Show
Farnan, Noel*   Monaghan Vocals Canvas Wagon
Farrell, Angela Portadown Armagh Vocals Solo
Farrell, Billy* Mullingar Westmeath Sax Apaches
Farrell, Christine Naas Kildare Bass Luv Bug
Farrell, Joanna Dublin Dublin Vocals Tequila Sunrise
Farrell, Joe Dublin Dublin Sax Jimmy Honeyman Orchestra
Farrell, John* Dublin Dublin Drums The Movement, Dazzle Band, Dreams, Freedom, Groundhogs
Farrell, Mary Naas Kildare Keyboards Luv Bug
Farrell, Paddy* Laytown Westmeath Guitar Dermot O'Brien's Clubmen, Dee Jays Showband (sadly passed away)
Farrell, Paddy Ballyfermot Dublin Sax Clouds, Ranchers
Farrell, Pat     Guitar The Business
Farrell, Paul   Germany Brass Ranchers, Sandie Jones & the Boyfriends
Farrell, Roger*     Keyboards Plainsmen
Farrell, Tony Kildare Kildare Drums Derby Showband, Plainsmen
Farrelly, Dick Dublin Dublin Guitar/Keys Keltic Wine, Hoot'nanny's, Rob Strong's Rockets (sadly died around 1990)
Farrelly, Kevin     Sax Ramblin' Men
Farrelly, Peter     Bass/Gtr Frupp
Farry, Brian Dublin Dublin Bass Voodoos
Faulkner, Jimmy Dublin Dublin Guitar Floating Dublin Blues Band, Medium Wave Band (sadly passed away Mar.4, 2008)
Fay, Cel Belfast Antrim Bass Senators Showband (Cel sadly passed away-Mike McVicker)
Fay, Martin Dublin Dublin Fiddle Chieftains
Fee, Tommy Tempo Fermanagh Vocals/trombone Pat Campbell Showband, Maurice Mulcahy Band, Cajun Sound
Feeley, Pat* Boyle Roscommon Vocals Jivenaires, Mystics Showband
Feely, John Ballinasloe Galway Guitar Top 7
Feely, Stephen     Unknown Flint
Feeney, Gerry Sligo Sligo Keyboards Dee Leydon & The Powermen
Feeney, Joe Longford Longford Sax Hi-Lows (Joe sadly passed away-Sharon Tighe Mooney)
Feeney, Josie*   Longford   Black Dots Showband
Feeney, Mick* Mullingar Westmeath Vocals Arkansas Travellers, Haggards, Virginians, Classic Showband
Fennessy, Frank Clonmel Tipperary Keyboards Tommy Weston Dance Band
Fennessy, John Clonmel Tipperary Drums Odeon Showband, Jim Farley Band, Jack Ruane, Brose Walsh, RTE Orchestra
Ferguson, Annie Belfast Antrim Vocals Chips
Fernandez, Joe   Dublin Vocals Barons Showband
Ferran, Brian Dungannon Tyrone Bass Brendan Hughes & The Huskeys (Brian sadly passed away 19 Oct, 2000)
Filmer, Harry*     Guitar Spring,
Finlay, Brian* Cavan Cavan Drums Mighty Avons (Brian sadly passed away in December, 2002) see Managers
Finlay, Gerry       Highwaymen (emigrated to the plays in the New York area)
Finn, Murty     Bass Swallows
Fiorentini, Lenore     Keyboards Johnny Quigley All Stars
Fisher, Denis     Trombone Johnny Quigley All Stars
Fisher, Noel*     Keyboards Mighty Avons
Fisher, Sammy* Ramelton Donegal Guitar Envoys Showband (deceased)
Fisher, Tony* Antrim Antrim Sax Newmen
Fitzgerald, Barney Bundoran Donegal Keyboards Richie Fitzgerald Ceili Band
Fitzgerald, Doug     Trumpet Mick Delahunty Orchestra
Fitzgerald, Eddie   Tipperary Bass Champions
Fitzgerald, Michael     Drums Rawhide
Fitzgerald, Pat   Tipperary Vocals Mick Delahunty Jr Band
Fitzgerald, Ray* Limerick Limerick Guitar Berwyn Showband, Jim Farley All Stars, Monarchs
Fitzgerald, Richard     Bass/Fiddle Keltic Wine
Fitzgerald, Richie Bundoran Donegal Accordion Richie Fitzgerald Ceili band (Richie sadly passed away in February, 2007)
Fitzgerald, Roy     Guitar/Fiddle Keltic Wine
Fitzgerald, Terri Limerick Limerick Vocals Donie Collins Band
Fitzgerald, Tom Birr Offaly Vocals Conquerors (sadly passed away 6th July, 2014)
Fitzgerald, Vincent     Bass Dean Swift & the Boys
Fitzgibbon, Gerry Adare Limerick Guitar/Accord Parkway Orchestra, Monarchs, Mick Delahunty, Music Box, Donie Collins, Real McCoy,
Maxi and Company, Tommy Drennan All Stars
Fitzgibbon, Sean     Guitar Mick Delahunty Jr Band
Fitzmaurice, Joe     Vocals Airchords Showband
Fitzmaurice, Noel     Unknown Broadsiders
Fitzpatrick, Andy Galway Galway Drums Wild Breed
Fitzpatrick, Eamon Belturbet Cavan Guitar Maurice Mulcahy Band, Apaches, Lightning Strikes
Fitzpatrick, John     Trombone Colours Showband, Burma Showband, Dean Swift & the Boys
Fitzpatrick, Leo Derry Derry Guitar Friends Showband, Trend Showband
Fitzpatrick, Mark Belfast Antrim Guitar Crypt
Fitzpatrick, Paddy     Unknown Gerry and the Presidents
Fitzpatrick, Pat* Belfast Antrim Keyboards Katmandu, Red Hurley Band, Johnny Logan Band, Warren Zeavon
Fitzpatrick, Paul Newry Down Keyboards Dreams (Paul was killed in a motorcycle accident in Sept, 1979)
Fitzpatrick, Ray     Drums Glen Curtin Band
Fitzpatrick, Tommy Dublin Dublin Bass/Guitar Dave Dixon Showband, Swingtime Aces, Kings Showband, Carousel Showband
Fitzpatrick, Tommy     Trumpet Carousel Showband
Fitzsimons, Alistair*     Vocals Seekers
Flaherty, Des     Guitar Miami, Thatch
Flaherty, Frankie*   Longford   Black Dots Showband
Flaherty, Oliver Longford Longford Drums Hi-Lows
Flaherty, Tony*   Longford   Black Dots Showband
Flanaghan, Don* Dublin Dublin Drums Royal Blues
Flavelle, Jackie* Belfast Antrim Bass Dave Glover Showband, Johnny Quigley Orchestra, Jokers, Swingtime Aces
Fleming, David* Skerries Dublin Keyboards Big Ivan's Band, Gregory Trio, Joe Cuddy Band
Fleming, Howard* Belfast Antrim Sax Presidents Showband (Howard sadly passed away Feb 2008-P.Tierney)
Fleming, Victor*     Trombone Clipper Carlton (Victor sadly passed away)
Flood, Dave Dublin Dublin Keyboards Gypsies, Tomorrow's People, Johnny McEvoy Band, Buckshot, Boyfriends
Flood, Larry     Keyboards New Blues, Royal Blues, Royal Earls  
Flynn, Billy     Sax Des Fretwell Orchestra
Flynn, Brendan* Tuam Galway Sax Johnny Flynn Showband (John Baird tells us Brendan passed away)
Flynn, Charlie     Guitar Big Four
Flynn, Dave*     Vocals Tweed
Flynn, Des* Monaghan Monaghan Guitar Hawaii Five-0
Flynn, Francie* Tuam Galway Bass Johnny Flynn Showband / Sound / Dance Band
Flynn, Harry Waterford Waterford Bass Foottappers Showband (sadly passed away in July, 1982)
Flynn, Jimmy* Tuam Galway Guitar Olly Maloney Showband, Rio Showband
Flynn, Joe Athlone Westmeath Bass Saints Showband
Flynn, Johnny Tuam Galway Keyboards Johnny Flynn Showband / Sound (Johnny sadly passed away)
Flynn, John Dublin Dublin Guitar Zebop, Kaye Twins Band
Flynn, Martin Waterford Waterford Bass/Guitar Footappers Showband
Flynn, Tommy     Vocals Goldust, Majorca Showband, Conquerors
Fogarty, Mick Cashel Tipperary Trumpet Mick Fogarty Showband, Southern Stars (Mick sadly passed away)
Foley, Gerry     Guitar Riviera Showband, Firehouse (our thanks to John Egan for the info)
Foley, Joe Sligo Sligo Bass Kim Newport Band
Foley, Kevin Kilkelly Mayo   Riviera Showband
Foley, Liam*     Guitar Donie Collins Band
Foley, Pat   Mayo Sax Fugitives
Foley, Tom Dublin Dublin Sax/Clarinet Johnny Read All Stars, Creoles, Chimes, Transit and Paladins Showbands
Foley, Vincent     Guitar Fiesta Showband, The Tall texan (Vincent sadly passed away)
Forbes, Denis Enniskillen Fermanagh Guitar Eagle, Sneaky Pete, Candy
Ford, John Dublin Dublin Sax Jim Honeyman Orchestra
Ford, Tony* Rathdowney Laois Bass Tweed
Fortune, Pat Ringsend Dublin Bass/Vocals Sugarshack, Freedom, Ranchers
Forsythe, Bobby Belfast Antrim Guitar Johnny Quigley All Stars
Fossett, Marian     Vocals Sheeba
Foster, Mick Mullingar Westmeath Accordion Coll's Collection, Foster and Allen
Foster, Terry   England Banjo Real Country, Bluegrass Roadshow
Fox, Mattie Ballinalee Longford Vocals Blue Boys, Grassroots, Margo Mattie and Country Pride
Fox, Pat     Guitar Midnighters Showband
Fox, Sam Dublin Dublin Mand/Gtr/Banjo Lincoln Folk
Fox, Sean Boyle Roscommon Sax Kevin Woods Showband
Fox, Tony     Keyboards The Big Valley
Foy, Martin     Drums Frupp
Foye, Jim Dungannon Tyrone Guitar Brendan Hughes & The Huskeys
Francis, Danny     Vocals Mexicans
Francis, Noel     Unknown Cadets (brother of Francis)
Francis, Ron* Bangor Down Guitar Rhythm Kings
Frawley, Brendan* Limerick Limerick Vocals Monarchs, Berwyn Showband
Frawley, John* Limerick Limerick Vocals Monarchs Showband (passed away 6/17/89)
Frawley, Paddy Belfast Antrim Sax Mitch and the Edition
Freeney, Paddy     Drums Brown & O'Brien, Alyce, Skid Row, Freshmen
French, Frazer Ballyclare Antrim Sax/Flute Jack Ruane Showband, Avonaires, Broadway Showband (emigrated to Canada 1970)
Frieberg, Carl     Sax Mick Delahunty Orchestra (Carl sadly passed away)
Friel, Gerry* Derry Derry Guitar Senators Showband, Harlequins Showband
Friel, Charlie* Donegal Donegal Drums Playboys
Frost, Tom Limerick Limerick Drums Berwyn Showband, Bojangle
Fullard, Cyril* Tuam Galway Sax Galway Blazers,Raindrops,Philosophers,Olly Maloney SB (died 27-2-08)
Fullerton, Jimmy* Ballymena Antrim Vocals Eileen King and Country Express
Furlong, Clem     Keyboards? Mick Delahunty Orchestra (Clem sadly passed away)
Furlong, Noel Dublin Dublin Guitar Blue Jays 
Furlong, Robbie Wexford Wexford Guitar Supreme Showband (emigrated to the UK in late 60's and played with Leapy Lee)
Furlong, Tom*     Vocals Dave Moynihan Showband
Fynes, Ray Ballymena Antrim Guitar Fontana Showband (Dunloy), Arabs Showband, Walter Lewis Enterprise

*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, Alec Clince, Dessie Lennox, Karl Compton, Basil Henriques, Michael Niblett, Declan Colgan, Brian Wynne, Ron Francis, Mike McVicker, Mick Gilligan, Paul Welch, Irene Harrison, John McGrenra, Alan Carr, Lorraione Clarke, Dickie Donnelly, Alan White, John Doohan, Frank Keating, Glen Brown, Seanie Ryan, Dave Hynes, Ernie Corrigan, Colum McCaffrey, Packie Keeney, Patsy McAuley, Vinny Baker, 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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