• The music of Joe Cooley by Conor Connolly

  • Tue, 30-07-2019 at 15:00
  • University of Ulster, Belfast
    25-51 York St
    BT15 1ED Belfast
The music of Joe Cooley by Conor Connolly - University of Ulster, Belfast - Belfast

The Music of Joe Cooley–Conor ConnollyJoe Cooley was born in Peterswell, Co. Galway in 1924. He influenced an entire generation of musicians and music lovers with his powerful, clear, passionately joyful and unique way of playing the Irish button accordion.Joe Emigrated to the US in 1953, having already established a distinguished playing career with the Tulla Ceili band as well as with many other fine musicians.TG4 Ceoltóir Óg na Bliana Conor Connolly will discuss the music and the man.