Michael McGonigle (James Eoghain)

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Michael is one of the McGonigle family from Cloontagh, Clonmany. Brother to Jim, Charlie, Pat, Annie Hirrell and Mary Gill, he is one of the best exponents of traditional singing in Inishowen. His vast repertoire not only includes local and family songs but Michael sings many of the big ballads fom all over Ireland. His delivery is always powerful and passionate.


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Songs sung by Michael McGonigle (James Eoghain)

Michael McGonigle (James Eoghain)
Name:Michael McGonigle
Nickname:James Eoghain
Townland:Cloontagh, Clonmany
ITMA Reference Number:12093-PH
Image Creator:Jimmy McBride

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