Andrew Mac Intyre music and song manuscript
- 25 February 1920-25 May 1944 (Creation)
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Andrew Mac Intyre was a native of Ballymore near Creeslough, Co. Donegal. He was a highly respected poet and fiddle player and realised the immense treasure of traditional local airs in the area. At one stage in his life he was a postman around Ballymore, Co. Donegal and later he was appointed librarian at Lifford library. He ended his professional life as Donegal County Librarian.
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Copy of a handwritten music and song manuscript compiled by Andrew Mac Intyre in Co. Donegal in the 1920s and 1940s from local musicians including a "Mr Kelly in Killybegs, Stationmaster, Lifford", a "B. Quinn, Castlefin" and a "Dilla Mac Intyre" who was Andrew's daughter. Also included is a handwritten letter from Eamon Mac Intyre with biographical information about his paternal grandfather Andrew Mac Intyre.
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