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Packie Dolan

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Packie Dolan

Packie Dolan has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 4 April 2020. Songs played include Medley: The Blackhaired Lass/The Dublin.

James "Packie" Dolan (1904-1932) was an Irish fiddle player and singer.

He was born in Ballinamuck, County Longford, the eldest of nine children. His father - a smallholder - played fiddle, and he taught Packie. During the Depression the Dolans made the decision to send their eldest children to the U.S., and in 1919 the fifteen-year-old Packie and his thirteen-year-old sister emigrated to New York City, where they stayed with an aunt.

Dolan became a plumber, playing music…

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Medley: The Blackhaired Lass/The Dublin
Packie Dolan, Michael Coleman
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Medley: The Blackhaired Lass/The Dublin
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