IMDL's long time collaborators - The Musical Traditions Club, hosted by stalwarts of the English/ Irish folk/ traditional music and song community: Ken Hall and Peta Webb, present:

The McCarthy Family (including the next generation of Tommy McCarthy's grandchildren) from various locations around the world. This very special performance will be recorded live on 'Zoom' and presented via Facebook live.

Saturday 11th July 2020, 8pm

Musicians featured include:

Jacqueline McCarthy (concertina)
Bernadette McCarthy (fiddle)
Marion McCarthy (uilleann pipes/ whistle)
Tommy McCarthy Jnr (fiddle)
Tommy Keane (uilleann pipes/ whistle)
Henry Benagh (fiddle)
Johnny Giles (whistle)
Louise Costello (accordion/ banjo)
Annie Ruth Benagh (whistle/ fiddle)
Siobhán Keane (fiddle)
Lucy Benagh (concertina)
Maisie Kate Keane (fiddle)
Pádraic Keane (uilleann pipes)
Harry Giles (fiddle)
Elizabeth Benagh (fiddle)
Peadar Giles (uilleann pipes)
Rose McCarthy (fiddle)
Tomás Giles (concertina)

Don't miss this very special gathering of wonderful musicians.

Facebook live link to be featured on and

Please also note, The Musical Traditions Club Facebook page will be screening Ken Lynam's documentary 'Handing Down the Tunes' about the musical life of Tommy McCarthy Senior at 8pm on Wednesday 8th July, followed by a chance to chat with Ken on Zoom after the screening.  

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