First up is Stephen Doherty playing the M&E Polymer D, 6 Key Polymer Dand 6 Key Polymer Deluxe D flutes. Stephen tours with his music extensively in Ireland and Europe. He plays with Seán Keane, the well known Irish singer and musician, renowned for his distinctive sean-nós-style voice. Stephens CD entitled The Foxford Way is available from www.stephendoherty.ie
James Murray is a gifted musician and wonderful local artist. Please contact James directly on +353 (087) 6474496 or +353 (071) 9185719 to purchase his paintings. He also repairs old and damaged church statues, bringing them back to their former glory. Here he plays on a variety of M&E Polymer flutes in his workshop.
Michael Hurley plays the 6 key D flute and the F flute. Michael teaches music throughout the West of Ireland. He learned to play the flute at a young age and spent many years touring in the UK.
Joe Grady, a local musician plays the M&E Polymer D Flute at the M&E workshop. Joe is a well known local musician and natural flute player. You will find Joe leading the Friday night session in Murray's Bar Charlestown.
Michael featured in a documentary about his native parish. He speaks about making flutes, The Killasser Trio Band and remembers where his passion for music began.
This is the ultimate M&E Flute Story.
A native of Killasser, Claire and Michael have been friends for many years now, performing at various events together.
Claire says that Michael is very encouraging to the younger generation.