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Last, First Town County Instrument Bands
Palmer, Teddie Ballymena Antrim Vocals College Boys, Teddie and the Tigers, Rumble Band, Teddie Palmer Band  
Parker, Harry*     Bass Pacific Showband 
Parker, Lee*     Vocals Vibratones (thanks to M.Niblett) 
Parkes, Frank Dublin Dublin Trumpet Jimmy Honeyman Orchestra
Parkes, Ronnie Belfast Antrim Keyboards College Boys 
Patterson, Barry Belfast Antrim Drums Candy, Sunshine, Colm & Sundowners, Dazzle Band, Red Hurley, Tony Kenny, Crack
Geraldine Branagan, Shorty and the Heartbeats  
Patterson, Billy Letterkenny Donegal Bass/Vocals The Pattersons  
Patterson, Christine Letterkenny Donegal Guitar/Vocals The Pattersons
Patterson, Dorothy Letterkenny Donegal Vocals The Pattersons (sadly passed away in 2009)
Patterson, Jim     Bass Clouds  
Patterson, Ronnie Letterkenny Donegal Guitar/Vocals The Pattersons 
Pawle, Ivan*   England Vocals Dr. Strangely Strange  
Payne, Davy* Kilkeel Down Drums Coasters  
Payne, Norman*     Guitar/Vocals Swingtime Aces, Tara Showband (emigrated to USA)
Pearse, Danny     Vocals/Gtr Danny & The Lions, Jim Farley Big Band, Band Show  (passed away 3/15/69)
Peel, Johnny Derry Derry Vocals Johnny Quigley All-Stars, Jokers
Pender, Patricia* Tullamore Offaly Vocals Crackaways  (married to Kevin Cowley)
Pennefather, Dave* Dublin Dublin Drums Kult, Greenbeats, Real McCoy  
Penrose, John   Dublin Sax


Pentland, Dick     Keyboards Dominoes, Heart n' Soul, Chips, Clubsound  
Pepper, Ivan*     Bass Exiles, Teddie & The Tigers  
Peters, Red     Vocals Medium Wave Band
Petrassi, Marco     Trumpet Maurice Mulcahy Orchestra, Ohio Showband,
Petty, Frank* Enniskillen Fermanagh Trumpet Trenniers Showband
Phelan, Frankie Limerick Limerick Trombone Berwyn Showband, Paddy Benson Orchestra, Parkway Orchestra
Phelan, Jimmy   Waterford Guitar Blue Aces Showband
Phelan, John*       Esquires Showband
Phelan, Martin* Dublin Dublin Sax Miami Showband, Sands Showband  (sadly passed away 17th July, 2010)
Phelan, Patsy     Guitar Olly Maloney Showband
Phillips, Carl   Dublin Vocals Mustangs Showband, Royal Showband
Phillips, Martin Newbridge Kildare Unknown Maestro
Phillips, Paddy     Keyboards Hugo Duncan & The Tall Men
Phillips, Sean     Drums Hugo Duncan & The Tall Men
Phipps, Claude   Dublin Sax Hoedowners Showband
Phipps, Tommy*   Longford   Black Dots Showband
Pickering, Steve   Dublin Guitar Hoedowners Showband, Dickie Rock, Echoes
Pigott, Ernie* Dublin Dublin Vocals Odeon Showband (Ernie sadly passed away)
Plummer, Helen*     Vocals Echos Showband
Pollard, Andy Dublin Dublin Unknown Saga
Pollard, Jody Dublin Dublin Guitar Drags, Elmer Fudd, Skid Row, Bananas, Shay Healy, Colm Wilkinson, Joe Dolan
Ponsonby, Charles* Letterkenny Donegal Drums/Sax William Ponsonby Showband
Ponsonby, Denis Letterkenny Donegal Unknown William Ponsonby Showband (passed away in 1996-Des Ponsonby)
Ponsonby, Eamon* Letterkenny Donegal Drums William Ponsonby Showband, Blue Glows (passed away Nov 26,2017)
Ponsonby, Enda* Letterkenny Donegal Banjo William Ponsonby Showband
Ponsonby, Liam* Letterkenny Donegal Guitar Scripto, William Ponsonby Showband
Ponsonby, Ted Letterkenny Donegal Guitar William Ponsonby Showband, Denver Showband, Section One, Rascals
Ponsonby, Terry Letterkenny Donegal   William Ponsonby Showband (sadly passed away-John Baird)
Ponsonby, William* Letterkenny Donegal Accordion William Ponsonby Showband (sadly passed away April 1, 1975)
Popp, Johnny     Trombone Maurice Mulcahy Orchestra
Porter, George Belfast Antrim Bass Soul Foundation
Porter, Noel     Bass Jokers Showband
Potter, Billy     Guitar Ohio Showband
Potter, Pauric Sligo Sligo Clarinet Clefonaires Showband, Ohio Showband, Jack Ruane Showband, Victors
Potts, Sean* Dublin Dublin Tin Whistle Chieftains
Power, Ben Kilkenny Kilkenny Bass Laredo Showband
Power, Christie Kill Waterford   Atlantic Showband
Power, Gary Dublin Dublin Vocals Crickets, Heartbeats
Power, Jimmy       Mick Delahunty Orchestra
Power, Lenny   Wicklow Guitar Jay Byrne, Smokeys, Thatch (Lenny sadly passed away in 1994)
Power, Liam* Limerick Limerick Guitar College Showband
Power, Michael   Waterford? Drums Royal Aces Showband
Power, Michael Dublin Dublin Keyboards Mushroom
Power, Niall* Kildare Kildare Drums Rob Strong & Las Vegas, Gibney & Donovan, Tony Kenny Band, Westlife
Power, Noel     Vocals Nomads Showband
Prendergast, Frank Tallow Waterford Trumpet Bridesiders (Frank was Joe's Father and sadly passed away in Jan 1991)
Prendergast, George   Kildare? Sax Hi Lites Showband
Prendergast, Joe Tallow Waterford Bass Bridesiders, Victors (Joe sadly passed away in September 2006)
Prentice, Jackie Belfast Antrim Bass Capri Showband
Preston, Sean Dublin Dublin Sax Jukebox, Doc Carroll's All Stars, Brendan Shine Band
Price, Mick Dublin Dublin Sax Jimmy Honeyman Orchestra
Prim, Dave     Guitar Dave Prim Band
Pringle, Aileen     Vocals Dickie Rock Band, Vienna
Pringle, Peter Dublin Dublin Drums Jimmy Honeyman Orchestra
Prouse, Victor Dublin Dublin Trombone Everglades Showband, Jimmy Honeyman Orchestra
Pumphrey, Richie     Guitar Michael O'Callaghan Band
Purcell, Des   Waterford Trombone Decca Showband
Purdy, Norman* Larne Antrim Vocals High Seas Showband (passed away)

*Our thanks to Jimmy Compton, Brian O'Brien, Brian "Shorty" O'Kane, Martin Flynn, Danny McLaughlin, Andy Monk, Joe Dodd, Peter Kinsey, Teddie Palmer, Patrick Hoye, Alec Clince, Dessie Lennox, Karl Compton, Michael Niblett, Declan Colgan, Mick Gilligan, Paul Welch, John McGrenra, Alan Carr, Catherine Dovonan, Alan White, Glen Brown, Alan Jones, Basil Henriques, Tom Foley, John Doohan, Dave Hynes, John Baird, Elaine Schneider (nee Ruane), Lorraine Clarke, Trefor Owens, Ernie Corrigan, Jakub Sawicki, 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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