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Gerry Cahill was born in Caherlistrane and started playing music from the age of eight..... first the melodeon, then the double row accordion, and later the piano accordion. He was a great admirer of musicians like Will Starr and Jimmy Shand. He soon developed a distinctive style of his own and he was very much in demand at house dances and roadside dances, which were very common at the time.
Loved and enjoyed by audiences throughout Ireland, the hugely successful Ireland’s showbands - “Do you come here often?” returns to Mullingar for another season of concerts this festive season and can be seen in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Sunday, January 3.