Denis and Val Ryan
Denis and Val Ryan
Ray & Merri
Ray & Merri

Denis and Val Ryan have been very well known local musicians  and also have been active members of the local band Home Rule. After Denis’ death his daughter Merri felt a need to continue the tradition of music in the family  and started to learn various instruments such as her fathers uilleann-pipes and the bodhran. Merri also sings lovely folk tunes;  Ray plays the guitar. Both  are part of a group of local musicians who meet at various venues for their weekly sessions.