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Gerry O’Hanlon

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Gerry O’Hanlon was a singer, social worker, and former Board member of the Irish Traditional Music Archive. With Patricia and Jim Flynn and Mick Quinn he was a founder member of the Sliabh Gullion Festival of Traditional Singing (based in the villages of Forkhill and Mullaghbawn in South Armagh) which from 1982 introduced singers from all over Ireland and Britain to memorable days and nights of music in a scenic part of Ireland until then little-known to them. An entertaining and humorous companion and a great friend of the late Tom Munnelly. Gerry served on the ITMA Board from 1996 to 2001, and was its Treasurer in those years. Gerry sadly passed away in 2012

 

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Gerry O’Hanlon
Name:Gerry O'Hanlon
Townland:Mullaghbawn, Co. Armagh
Dates:1946—2012
ITMA Reference Number:12160-PH
Section:Singers
Image Creator:Jimmy McBride

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