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Last, First Town County Instrument Bands
Gaddren, Derek* Arklow Wicklow Guitar Nitrax
Gaffney, Peter     Sax Mick Delahunty Orchestra
Gallagher, Bridie Creeslough Donegal Singer Solo Artist (Bridie sadly passed away 9th Jan, 2012)
Gallagher, Davy     Unknown Paddy Cole Superstars (Davy sadly passed away)
Gallagher, Francie Stewartstown Tyrone Drums Malachy Doris Trio (Francie sadly passed away)
Gallagher, Frankie   Tyrone Drums Pressmen, Brendan Hughes & the Huskies, Tuxedo Junction, Dan O'Hara & Blue River
Gallagher, Gerry Sligo Sligo Guitar/KeyB Magic Band, Kim Newport Band
Gallagher, Gerry Donegal Donegal Unknown Rockabilly Rebels, Together
Gallagher, Jimmy Bundoran Donegal Bass/Trmbn Sean Gallagher & the Quarrymen (Sean's brother), Fiddler's Green
Gallagher, Jimmy Derry Derry Sax Lakewood Swingtette, Mighty Rhythm Boys (Jimmy sadl;y passed away)
Gallagher, Johnny   Donegal Guitar Keynotes Showband (sadly passed away in May, 2005)*
Gallagher, Kim Sligo Sligo Vocals/Keyb Kim Newport Band (a.k.a. Kim Newport)
Gallagher, Larry     Guitar Heather and the Pines, Firehouse
Gallagher, Michael Sligo Sligo Drums Kim Newport Band, Jazz Ladds (brother of Gerry)
Gallagher, Michael* Drumkeen Donegal Keyboards John McGrenra & Choice
Gallagher, Paddy Kilcar Donegal Drums Dukes, Northern Lights, Keynotes, Southern Express
Gallagher, Patsy* Raphoe Donegal Guitar Gloria's & Mississippi, Big Tom & The Mainliners
Gallagher, Rory Ballyshannon Donegal Guitar/Vocals Fontana Showband, (became Impact Showband) (died 1995)
Gallagher, Sean Bundoran Donegal Vocals/Gtr Carnegie Showband, Quarrymen, Sean Gallagher & Stampede
Gallagher, Sean Stewartstown Tyrone Bass Green Angels, Green County
Gallagher, Tony* Strabane Tyrone Guitar Skyrockets Showband, Gene and the Gents, Shantillylace
Galway, George*       Santa Fe Showband (brother of flautist James Galway)
Gannon, Gerry*     Keyboards Tweed, Rawhide
Garford, George*     Vocals Telstars, Stellas, Seekers (a.k.a. Tony G. Ford-cousin of James Galway))
Garland, Billy Belfast Antrim Drums The Circle, The Imposters  (sadly died 18th Dec, 2012-G. Flavell)
Gault, Jackie* Larne Antrim Keyboards High Seas Showband (emigrated to the United States)
Gavin, Johnny Dublin Dublin Bandleader Johnny Gavin Bandshow (resident in Clerys Ballroom early 60's)
Gavin, Seamus Castlebar Mayo Bass Brose Walsh Orchestra (passed away Feb, 1998)
Gawley, Leslie* Ballinderry Antrim Accordion/Gtr Blue River Boys
Gaynor, Dave     Drums Angel
Gaynor, Jimmy     Guitar Angel
Geary, Jimmy Mitchelstown Cork Trumpet Southlanders Showband, Kingdom Showband
Geddis, Dick Larne Antrim Drums Springfield
Geoghegan, Joe     Sax Atlantis/Debonaires Showband, Dreams
Geraghty, Carl     Sax Bumper to Bumper, Orphanage, Brogue, Millionaires, Groundhogs
Geraghty, Kevin   Dublin Guitar/fiddle Dublin City Ramblers
Geraghty, Martin Dublin Dublin Guitar/Vocals Farmer's Sons, Country Style, Mighty Avons (passed away 7-13-09)
Geraghty, Tony* Kimmage Dublin Guitar Adolf J Rag, Brogue, Miami Showband (killed by terrorists in July 31, 1975)
Gibb, Trevor       Susan McCann & The Storytellers
Gibney, Eamonn Glasnevin Dublin Drums/Vocals Arrows,Alyce,Brogue,Crypt,Purple Pussycat,Skid Row,Sands,Gibney & Donovan
Gibson, Betty Dublin Dublin Vocals Derby Showband
Gibson, Billy Belfast Antrim Guitar Crescendos Showband (emigrated to Australia)
Gibson, Fergie* Dublin Dublin Bass Memphis Showband, Odeon Showband, Dermot O'Brien
Gibson, Jimmy Dublin Dublin Bass/Gtr Peggy's Leg
Gibson, Frank Dublin Dublin Bass Intruders
Gibson, Ken* (Aust)     Sax Tophatters, Express Showband, Spotlights, Tartans
Gibson, Liam Dublin Dublin Guitar  
Gibson, Liam     Bass Ramblin' Men
Gilchreest, Joey* Drogheda Louth Guitar Savoy Swing Seven
Gilchrist, Stephen   Dublin Bass Heartbeats, Arrows, Dickie's Band
Gildea, Martin Glenties Donegal Bass Victors, Plainsmen, Sahara, Green County, Rockabilly Rebel, Glen Curtin
Gildea, Nielie Glenties Donegal Sax Victors, Smokie Mountain Ramblers, Virginians, Sands, Red Hurley Band
Gildea, Seamus Glenties Donegal Unknown Rockabilly Rebel (Martin's brother)
Gildea, Valeria Glenties Donegal Vocals Rockabilly Rebel (Martin's sister)
Gilheaney, Joey*   Cavan Trombone Drifters Showband, Times
Gilheaney, Sean Swanlinbar Cavan Sax Carnegie, Red Sunbeams Showband (uncle of Joey)
Gill, Earl Dublin Dublin Trumpet Sean Dunphy & the Hoedowners (passed away May 4, 2014)
Gill, Frank Claremorris Mayo Sax Band of Renown, Classic Showband, Royal Blues Showband, New Blues
Gill, Mike (Mick)* London England Bass Jackpots Showband, Colours
Gill, Vincent Claremorris Mayo Trombone Band of Renown, Classic Showband, Royal Blues Showband
Gillen, Roddy* Sligo Sligo Guitar Clefonaires Showband, Jazz Ladds
Gillespie, Joe* Larne Antrim Guitar Cosmos Showband, The System
Gillespie, Michael Ballyshannon Donegal Unknown Assaroe Ceili Band
Gillespie, Pat   Donegal Bass Northern Lights
Gillespie, Stewart* Larne Antrim Guitar The System, High Seas Showband, Springfield (emigrated to the UK but back in Navan)
Gilligan, Mick* Waterford Waterford Guitar Royal Showband, Blue Aces Showband
Gilmore, Billy* Larne Antrim Drums Regal Showband
Gilmore, Colm Kircubbin Down Vocals Colm & the Sundowners (Colm sadly passed away in August 1997)
Gilmartin, Liam Sligo Sligo Bass/Guitar Jargon, Hennigan Blooze Band, Ray Lynam Band
Gilmartin, Sean Grange Sligo Keyboards Roly Daniels Band, Philomena Begley's Ramblin Men, Brian Kennedy Band
Ginnity, Noel V. Kells Meath Vocals Folk singer who later became a comedian
Given, Damien     Trumpet/Gtr Derrick & Sounds, Tall Men, American Pie, Anne Shelley and the Marines
Glaholm, Charlie Dublin Dublin Sax Voodoos
Gleason, Billy Claremorris Mayo Trumpet Mattie McDonagh Dance Band
Gleeson, Joe   Dublin Bass Mustangs Showband
Gleeson, Pat Freshford Kilkenny Trumpet Laredo Showband
Glenn, Gough     Sax/Clarinet Dave Glover Showband, Witnesses
Glenn, Jack* Limerick Limerick Drums Maurice Mulcahy Orchestra, Billy Conway Showband
Glover, Dave Belfast Antrim Trumpet Bob Robison Band, Dave Glover Showband (passed away 27th April, 2009)
Glynn, Jack*     Drums Maurice Mulcahy Orchestra, Billy Conway Band
Glynn, Paddy     Drums New Blues
Gogan, Louis Rathfarnham Dublin Unknown Maestro
Golding, Dave   Wexford Bass Supreme Sound (Dave sadly passed away 6th June, 2012 - R.Furlong)
Goode, Mick London England Drums Ned Spoon, Trixons Showband
Gorham, Scott Los Angeles USA Guitar Thin Lizzy
Gordon, Jackie* Newry Down Sax Red Rockets Showband
Gorman, John     Sax Crackaways
Gormley, Michael* Omagh Tyrone Vocals Swing Earls Orchestra
Gormley, Paddy* Omagh Tyrone Vocals Toreadors Showband
Gormley, Patricia* Derry Derry Vocals Mint Rock,
Gormley, Tony* Derry Derry Guitar Mint Rock, Stardust Showband, Honeybunch
Gough, Dougie     Guitar Rodeo
Goulding, Tim Enniskerry Wicklow   Dr. Strangely Strange
Gourley, Raymond     Bass Derrick & The Sounds
Grace, Anthony     Bass Kenny Ryder Superband, Punch
Grace, Chris*     Vocals Donie Collins Band, Raindrops (passed away Aug, 2010-John Conneely)
Grace, Tom Piltown Kilkenny Keyboards Voxenaires, Cowboys
Graham, Aidan* Mullingar Westmeath Drums Margo & The Country Folk, Fairways, Jivenaires (a.k.a Kyd)
Graham, Austin Limerick Limerick Guitar Donie Collins Band
Graham, Colm Dublin Dublin Guitar Arkansas Travellers, Haggards, Classic Showband, Green County, Virginians, Shampoo
Country Folk, 2nd Sound
Graham, Ernie*     Guitar/Vocals Telstars, The People, Eire Apparent (passed away in 2001-M.Niblett)
Graham, Gerry Cavan Cavan Guitar Navak Showband
Graham, Jackie Derry Derry Drums Black Arrows, Woodlanders,Westlanders,Country Gents,Misty,Coffee & Cream,Spangles
Graham, Rick Cavan Cavan Sax Navak Showband
Grant, John   Galway Keyboards Philosophers
Grant, Johnny     Vocals Carousel Showband
Grattan, Patricia Newry Down Vocals Hilton Showband
Gray, Len Strabane Tyrone Drums Comets Showband (Len sadly passed away)
Gray, Peter Strabane Tyrone Trumpet Enabarts Showband
Gray, Vincie     Unknown Paddy Cole Superstars
Grealey, Frank*     Keyboards Ohio Showband
Greaney, Denny Shrule Galway Bass Gerry Cahill Dance Band
Green, Eddie       Kingdom Showband
Greeley, Jimmy     Drums Orange Machine, Johnny McEvoy Band
Greeley, Mary     Vocals Ivy Folk, Irish Travellers
Greeley, Tom     Banjo Ivy Folk, Irish Travellers
Green, Paddy Keady Armagh Drums Greenbeats
Green, Bat* (Pat) Dublin Dublin Vocals Dublin City Showband, Cadets
Greenaway, Sam     Sax Candy
Greenaway, Trevor*     Vocals/Guitar Hughie Trainor Band Show
Greene, Barney Keady Armagh Drums Maurice Lynch, Mainliners, (Paddy's brother)
Greene, Dominic Ballyfermot Dublin Guitar Sands, Flint, Memories, The Message
Greene, Paddy* Keady Armagh Drums Majestic Showband, Greenbeats (Tommy Makem's cousin)
Greenman, Terry     Guitar Dixonaires
Greenwood, Bryan     Keyboards Sunshine
Gregan, Kevin   Dublin Bass Jim Farley Band Show
Gregg, Johnny Belfast Antrim Vocals Richmond Hill
Gregory, Alan Clonmel Tipperary Guitar Odeon Showband, Mick Fogarty Showband, Cowboys
Grennan, Tony     Bass Maurice Mulcahy Orchestra
Greville, John     Vocals Gallowglass Ceili Band
Grey, Billy     Drums Grenadiers Showband
Grey, Sean   Dublin Guitar/trumpet Mustangs Showband
Grieve, Martin* Letterkenny Donegal Drums King Creole
Griffin, Liam Derry Derry Drums Johnny Quigley All Stars, Gay McIntyre (sadly passed away 26th Feb, 1992)
Griffin, Sean Limerick Limerick Bass Ambassador 7 Showband
Griffin, Terry Sligo Sligo Keyboards Western Dixie Flyers, Country Feeling, Fenians Ballad Group
Griffin, Tommy Tralee Kerry Drums Debonaires Showband, Kerry Blues
Griffiths, Ronnie Unknown Monaghan Vocals/Keys Mighty Avons, American Pie, Driftwood
Grogan, Tom Arklow Wicklow Bass Homers Knods, Spotlights Showband
Grundy, Alan Dublin Dublin Guitar Ned Spoon
Guest, Len* Balbriggan Dublin Guitar Daddy Cool & the Lollipops, Strangers, Clouds
Guinnane, Mick* Rathkeale Limerick Trumpet Swingtime Aces, Berwyn Showband, Monarchs
Gunner, Jim Wexford Wexford Guitar Swingtime Aces, Dave Glover SHowband (aka George Hesse passed away)
Gunning, Ray Dublin Dublin Vocals Some People
Gutherie, Noel Strabane Tyrone Guitar Sean Dunphy & the Hoedowners, New Blues

*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, Mick Gilligan, Paul Welch, Jimmy Uprichard, Irene Harrison, John McGrenra, Alan Carr, Lorraione Clarke, Dickie Donnelly, Alan White, John Doohan, Glen Brown, Dave Hynes, Ernie Corrigan, Seanie Ryan, Packie Keeney, Bob Alexander, John Fennessy, 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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In Loving Memory of Grant Gallagher: Sept. 21, 1990 - Nov. 18, 2006