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St Patrick's Week in Newfoundland


St Patrick's Week in Newfoundland
When the renowned folk group Ryan’s Fancy disbanded in 1983, Fergus O’Byrne and Dermot O’Reilly, two founding members of the band, pursued active solo careers. Both went on to participate in all aspects of the entertainment industry, including television and radio appearances, recording and producing albums, and touring extensively performing throughout Canada and other parts of the world. On occasions when the two veteran performers joined forces, they presented a memorable evening of entertainment. In 2001 Dermot and Fergus along with Gerry Strong, well-known flute and tin whistle player, and Colin Carrigan, one of the province’s finest fiddlers, recorded a live performance in the old Newfoundland Museum on Duckworth Street in St. John’s. The show was recorded for The Performance Hour by CBC Radio, St John’s and was broadcast on March 17th, 2001 – St. Patrick’s Day.



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