Altan

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by Altan

Biography

This Irish traditional band, in the mould of De Dannan, has achieved popularity on its own merits. Their name was taken from Loch Altan (near Gweedore in north-western Donegal). The line-up of Frankie Kennedy (30 September 1955, Belfast, Northern Ireland, d. 19 September 1994, Belfast, Northern Ireland; flute), Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (b. 26 July 1959, Donegal, Eire; vocals/fiddle), Ciaran Curran (b. 14 June 1955, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland; bouzouki),... Read more

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