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Manus McGuire

Manus McGuire

Born in Tullamore, County Offaly, raised in Sligo Town, and now residing in Scariff, East Clare, Manus McGuire is an Irish fiddler who blends dazzling technique with faultlessly far-ranging taste.

In Sligo, Manus instinctively developed the local fiddle style made famous by such legendary Sligo fiddlers as Michael Coleman, James Morrison and Paddy Killoran. Manus’s musical mettle became apparent to all in 1970, the year he won Sligo’s prestigious Fiddler of Dooney competition – at age 14.

Since then, he has recorded ten albums, including three with Buttons and Bows, two with Moving Cloud, and two solo albums, ‘Saffron and Blue’ (Green Linnet, 2000) and 'Fiddlewings' (Shelly River Music, 2006) which recently received a Bravo Award from Trad Magazine in France. Manus was voted 'Male Musician Of The Year', 2006, by the Irish American News in Chicago.

Albums Include:

  1. Saffron and Blue
  2. Fiddlewings
  3. Brock McGuire Band

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