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Folk/Traditional/Cabaret Photo Gallery I - M

Photos A-C      Photos D-H     Photos I-M     Photos N-R    Photos S-Z

Although folk is not strictly related to the showband era, it was during these same years (55-85) that folk musicians came into their own as a major force on the Irish entertainment landscape and in many cases shared the same stages with their showband counterparts. In fact, many folk artists like Johnny McEvoy and Danny Doyle, ended up fronting showbands after successful stints on the folk club circuit. Below is a collection of photos of Irish folk acts from the 60, 70's and 80's.  

Click on any thumbnail to see full sized picture: 172 Photos on this page

Andy Irvine - 1976

Moving Hearts

The Ludlows

Christy Moore - 1975

Moving Hearts - 1982
Dolores Keane Jim McCann - 1967 (BA) Denis McGrath - 1968 (BA) The Johnstons - 1966 The Ludlows - 1966 (LR)
Midnight Well (PH) Makem & Clancy  (LR) Grehan Sisters - 1966 (LR) The Johnstons - 1966 (LR) Irish Travellers (TG)
Johnny McEvoy - 1966 Johnny McEvoy - 1966 Liffeysiders - 1965 (LR) Jon Ledingham (LR) Ivy Folk (TG)
Johnny McEvoy Maxi, Dick & Twink (LR) Liffey Folk - 1967 Johnny McEvoy (LR) Ludlows - 1967
Ludlows - 1967 Leprechauns - 1967 Hedley Kay - 1967 Ivy Folk - 1967 Johnstons - 1967
Oliver Kane - 1967 Adrienne & Mick-67

Jolly Tinkers - 1967

McTaggarts - 1967 Luke Kelly - 1967

Liffey Folk - 1969

Jargon - 1979 Jargon - 1982 Johnny McEvoy - 1969 Johnny McEvoy - 1969
Johnny McEvoy - 1969

Maxi, Dick &Twink-69

Mitchell County Ramblers - 1967

Johnstons - 1969

Johnstons - 1968

Adrienne Johnston - '67

Luke Kelly - 1968

Anna McGoldrick-1968

Lowlanders - 1968

Luke Kelly - 1967
Luke Kelly - 1970 Luke Kelly - 1970 Luke Kelly - 1967 Luke Kelly - 1969 Luke Kelly - 1967
Anna - 1970 Anna - 1971 Anna's TV Show - 1971 Anna - 1971 Anna - 1973
Lincoln Folk (DM) Charlie McGettigan (RF) Dolores Keane (RF) Dolores Keane (RF) Johnny Moynihan-1968
Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1972 Tony Malone (RF) Johnny McEvoy - 1971 Johnny McEvoy - 1975
Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1972 Johnny McEvoy - 1968 Johnny McEvoy - 1972
Johnny McEvoy - 1971 Johnny McEvoy - 1975 Johnny McEvoy - 1968 Johnny McEvoy - 1970 Johnny McEvoy - 1970
Johnny McEvoy - 1968 Johnny McEvoy - 1971 Johnny McEvoy - 1968 Johnny McEvoy - 1967 Johnny McEvoy - 1967
Johnny McEvoy - 1969 Johnny McEvoy - 1974 Johnny McEvoy - 1969 Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1967
Johnny McEvoy - 1970 Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1972 Johnny McEvoy - 1971 Johnny McEvoy - 1970
Johnny McEvoy - 1970 Johnny McEvoy - 1968 Johnny McEvoy - 1969 Johnny McEvoy - 1969 Johnny McEvoy - 1968
Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Johnny McEvoy - 1970 Johnny McEvoy - 1970 Johnny McEvoy - 1968
Johnny McEvoy - 1970 Johnny McEvoy - 1967 Johnny McEvoy - 1973 Cliff Ledger (PL)

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1969

Johnstons  - 1969

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1969

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1969

Johnstons  - 1969

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1971

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1969

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1967

Johnstons  - 1968

Johnstons  - 1969

Inionach (RF) Ireland's 32 (RF) Ivy Folk (RF) Jim McCann (RF)
Jim McCann (RF) Jim McCann (RF) Johnny McCauley (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF)
Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF)
Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF) Johnny McEvoy (RF) Kasuals (RF) Kentuckians (RF)

Adrienne Johnston - '75

Adrienne Johnston - '75

Adrienne Johnston - '74

Liam Maguire (RF) Liam Maguire (RF)
Liffey Folk Four (RF) Ludlows (RF) Ludlows (RF) Loudest Whisper (RF) Majella (RF)
Majella (RF) Mara Lynn (RF) Marshalls (RF) Marylanders (RF) Maura (RF)
Midnight Well (RF) Midnight Well (RF) Mighty Haymakers (RF) Misty (RF) Montyr Folk (RF)
Moonlighters (RF) Moving Hearts (RF) Moving Hearts (RF) Morriseys (RF) Musketeers (RF)
     
Musketeers (RF) Musketeers (RF) Coming Coming Coming
         
Coming Coming Coming Coming Coming

Photo Credits:

(DD) = Photo courtesy David Dwane of the Western People
(DL) = Photo courtesy Dick Lynott
(BK) = Photo courtesy Brian "Shorty" O'Kane
(TP) = Photos courtesy Teddie Palmer
(KS) = Photos courtesy Kathleen Smith
(KC) = Photos courtesy Kevin Conlon
(BA) = Photos courtesy Barbara Joyce
(LR) = Photos courtesy Liam O'Reilly
(BF) = Photos courtesy Brian Furey
(PH) = Photos courtesy Peter Harkin
(GW) = Photos courtesy Gabriel Whyte
(MB) = Photos courtesy Mickey Brennan
(DC) = Photos courtesy Danny Carthy
(TF) = Photos courtesy Terry Foster
(KH) = Photo courtesy Keith Hodges
(DM) = Photo courtesy Dermot Magill

 


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