Images from the Sliabh Luachra Journal (part 1)


We've scanned some of the old photos used in past issues of the Sliabh Luachra Journal.
 

The Ballad of the Moving Bog

 See the page references below for issues of the Journal of Sliabh Luachra with articles about the Moving Bog disaster.

Julia Clifford - My Life in Music from Journal of Sliabh Luachra no.4

Bridgie Kelleher & Julia Clifford

Champion fiddle player, Julia Clifford, a member of the famous Murphy family, was one of Sliabh Luachra’s most notable traditional
musicians. She hailed from Lisheen, Gneeveguilla, where there was music in every house in her youth and her late brother, Denis, was amongst the greatest ever. She won the senior fiddle competition at the 1963 All-IrelandFleadh Cheoil and her son, Billy, won the All-Ireland title for concert flute in 1970. With her husband John
Clifford, and others, she made several records including ‘The Star of Munster Trio’ and ‘The Humours of Lisheen’, Here she tells her own story. She was aged 72 at the time.
[pic]Julia Clifford (right) pictured with her sister Bridgie Kelleher

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