John Dwyer: a video tribute

The Irish Traditional Music Archive was saddened to hear of the death of fiddle player and composer John Dwyer on 18 August 2020. 

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John Dwyer, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Gorey, 1962. Courtesy Fáilte Ireland

In October 2019, shortly before he fell ill, Liam O’Connor, Director of ITMA, interviewed John here in 73 Merrion Square where he reflected on his life, music and compositions.

John’s musical legacy lives on through the wonderful tunes that he composed over the years.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.