Willie Clancy Festival Milltown Malbay, July 2009.

starting the late-night session in the back of the Malbay pub.

Main street of Milltown Malbay.

Lynch's (which the locals call Friel's), and the huckster-type shop next door.

Sunday afternoon session in Lynch's: Jerry O'Connor, Tom Hanway, Tim Murphy, Don, Barny, Mick.
Jerry is playing a banjo that once belonged to John Dillinger, the Chicago gangster.
Tom has a custom-made Swallow-tail that he designed himself.

Tim, Don, Barny.

Jerry and Tom playing old-time jazz, from the Clare Champion.

Don singing, from the Clare Champion.

Another photo from the Clare Champion.

What brought me to Milltown Malbay - a chance meeting with Micha,
just arrived from Germany, outside my house.

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