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Last, First Town County Instrument Bands
La Touche, Eddie     Vocals Berwyn Showband
Lacey, Des     Drums Sandie Jones Band
Lae, Joe       Dixonaires
Laffan, Brian     Drums Sun Valley Boys
Lagan, Rosaleen Maghera Derry Vocals Casuals (replaced Dawn Knight in Nov,1971)
Laird, Davey*     Trumpet Marines Showband (Davey sadly passed away)
Lambert, Jimmy     Bass Orphanage
Lamont, Tommy     Guitar Cossacks Showband (died 2003)
Lane, Deane     Bass Premier Aces, Magic Band
Lane, Gerry Bandon Cork Guitar/Vocals Stage 2, Tony Stevens Band, Driveshaft (emigrated to Canary islands)
Landy, Paddy Skerries Dublin Drums Tony & The Graduates (Paddy sadly passed away in early July, 2006)
Langley, Gerry       Slieve Foy Showband, Matadors Showband
Lappin, Johnny   Wexford   Supreme Showband
Largey, Eamonn Belfast Antrim Guitar Flying Column
Largey, Kathleen Belfast Antrim Vocals Flying Column
Lardner, David     Bass Alyce
Larkin, Nora Ballinasloe Galway Vocals New Blues (also in the Castaways and Winchesters in Birmingham (P. Kinsey)
Laughran, Sean   Scotland Guitar Ludlows (returned to Scotland in 1966)
Laverty, Jimmy Armoy Antrim Drums Red Barons, Young Stars, Glensmen
Laverty, Malachy Armoy Antrim Guitar Red Barons, Young Stars
Lavery, Robin     Drums Chips
Law, Frank Knocktopher Kilkenny Banjo Laredo Showband
Lawlor, Peter Naas Dublin Vocals Pacific Showband (aka Peter Law)
Lawlor, John*   Dublin Vocals Vienna Showband
Lawlor, John     Trombone Adelaide Showband
Lawlor, Willie     Guitar Quartermasters, Echos Showband (Willie sadly passed away - Liam O'Reilly)
Laybourne, Ivan* Larne Antrim Vocal/Keybds Newmen, Plattermen, Freshmen, Daddy Cool & The Lollipops, Clubsound, Heartbeats
Ledger, Cliff*     Guitar Walter Lewis Enterprise Showband (emigrated to England)
Ledingham, Jon Drogheda Louth Guitar/Vocals Solo
Ledwidge, Jimmy Sallynoggin Dublin Guitar Diamonds, Odeon Showband, Memphis Showband
Lee, Billy* Arklow Wicklow Banjo Nitrax
Lee, Connie* Granard Longford Vocals Prairie Ramblers, Lee and Quo (Connie sadly passed away in December, 2002)
Lee, Eamonn* Arklow Wicklow Guitar Red Seven Showband, Avonairs Showband, Swingin' Sailors (d. 3-2006)
Lehane, John   Cork Sax Kingdom Showband, Fontana/Impact Showband
Lehane, Michael   Cork Keyboards Impact Showband
Leigh, Jim     Trumpet Adelaide Showband
Lenehan, Francie Sligo Sligo Guitar Stylos Showband, Ranchers, Twink Band, Cotton Mill Boys, American Pie, Rocky Tops
Lenehan, John Sligo Sligo Bass American Pie (played in local groups for many years, still living in Sligo)
Lennon, Caroline Athlone Meath Vocals Tarzan & The Monkeys (a.k.a. Jane)
Lennox, Dave       Elmer Fudd
Lennox, Dessie* Belfast Antrim Guitar Presidents Showband
Leonard, Tom   Cavan Sax Annalees Showband, Ian Corrigan & Country Style
Leonard, Jim   Cavan Bass Annalees Showband, Ian Corrigan & Country Style
Leonard, John Drogheda Louth Vocals Bee Vee's Five
Lewis, Dave Dublin Dublin Guitar Andwellas Dream
Lewis, Stan*     Trumpet Dave Dixon Orchestra
Lewis, Walter* Dunloy Antrim Sax Walter Lewis Enterprise Showband
Leydon, Dee Sligo Sligo Vocals Lincoln Express, Dee Leydon & The Powermen
Lindsay, Norman Ballymena Antrim Guitar Gentry
Lindsay, Tony*     Guitar Leo McCaffrey and the Glensmen
Lindsay, Tommy* Sligo Sligo Guitar Carol and the New Blues
Lindsay, Roy     Drums Carousel Showband
Linehan, Nelius Limerick Limerick Guitar Workfarm
Linton, Rennie Larne Antrim Vocals Champs
Lloyd, Reggie Dublin Dublin Bass Mick Cummins Orchestra, Dermot O'Brien's Clubmen, Paddy Cole Band
Logan, Johnny Howth Dublin Vocals Johnny Logan Band (real name-Sean O'Hagan)
Logan, Robbie*     Keyboards The System
Logue, Michael* Strabane Tyrone Sax Playboys (Terry's son-John Baird)
Logue, Terry Jr Strabane Tyrone Sax Enabarts (also Terry's son-Peter Gray)
Logue, Terry* Strabane Tyrone Sax Clipper Carlton (Terry sadly passed away)
Long, Anthony*     Keyboards Sands, Kelly & Klass, Miami (a.k.a. Anto - emigrated to Mexico)
Long, Don Cork Cork Trombone Capitol Showband, Donie Collins Band (sadly passed away Oct 29, 2007)
Long, Jim Cookstown Tyrone   Colours Showband (Jim sadly passed away)
Lord, Jon Dublin Dublin Vocals Royal Blues
Lorrimer, Paul   Derry   Catweazle
Loughlin, Francis       Dan and the Farmers, California Brakemen, Billy McFarland
Loughman, Pat* Dublin Dublin Trombone Capitol Showband
Loughnane, Alan Dublin Dublin Fiddle Johnny McEvoy Band, Bill Ryan & Buckshot
Loughran, Margaret Belfast Antrim Vocals The Circle
Loughran, Mickey Belfast Antrim Guitar Crypt
Loughran, Oliver Belfast Antrim Drums Arabs Showband, Cruisers
Loughry, Willie* N'townstewart   Vocals Rock Stewart & The Plattermen (a.k.a. Rock Stewart)
Love, Dave Larne Antrim Drums Capri Showband, Champs, Smile
Love, Lisa     Vocals Glen Curtin Galaxy Band
Lowny, Joe Wexford Wexford Vocals Supreme Showband, Joe Lowney Orchestra
Lowry, George*       Crescent Showband
Lowry, Howard   Cavan Keyboards Annalees Showband, Ian Corrigan & Country Style
Lube, Mick     Guitar Ray Lynam and the Hillbillies
Lucey, Sean*     Sax Dixielanders Showband
Luden, Paul Dublin Dublin Trumpet Teenbeats
Lundy, Marty* Belfast Antrim Vocals Katmandu
Lundy, Tommy* Dublin Dublin Guitar Tony Kenny Band, The Crack, Kings (passed away in August, 2003-Maria Lundy)
Lunny, Donal Newbridge Kildare Gtr, Bazouki Emmett Spiceland
Lunny, Linsey*     Drums College Boys, Freshmen
Lutton, Davy*     Drums The People, Eire Apparent, T-Rex (thanks to M. Niblett)
Lydon, Donal Dublin Dublin Drums Philosophers
Lynch, Anne Pomeroy Tyrone Vocals New Tall Men, Swinging Marines, Anne Shelley and the Marines
Lynch, Barry Pomeroy Tyrone Bass Shelly & the Big Valley, Anne & Shelly and the Marines (brother of Anne and Jan Lynch)
Lynch, Colm Dublin Dublin Drums Mushroom
Lynch, David* Dublin Dublin Keyboards Cotton Mill Boys (deceased)
Lynch, Dennis     Trumpet Cowboys, Red Hurley band
Lynch, Dick* Limerick Limerick Trombone Billy Conway Showband
Lynch, Eamonn* Strabane Tyrone Keyboards Playboys, Rock Stuart & The Plattermen
Lynch, Felix*     Guitar Johnny McMahon Orchestra
Lynch, Frankie     Drums Finnavons Showband
Lynch, Gerry* Dublin Dublin Trombone Pacific & Radio Showbands, Music Box, Farmer's Sons, Dublin Corporation (to Canada)
Lynch, Jan Pomeroy Tyrone Vocals Shelly & the Big Valley, Anne Shelly & the Marines, Mainliners, Startime (aka Shelly)
Lynch, Joe Derry Derry Bass Enabarts
Lynch, John Killarney Kerry Guitars Killarney Swinging Jarveys
Lynch, Kevin Bantry Cork Sax Regal Showband (Jim Cotter tells us Kevin sadly passed away)
Lynch, Lee Ballinasloe Galway Vocals Royal Showband, Tropical Showband (replaced Brendan Bowyer) (now in Bedfordshire)
Lynch, Liam   Leitrim Unknown Dragoons
Lynch, Maurice Castleblaney Monaghan Trumpet Maurice Lynch Big Band (passed away 9/3/87)
Lynch, Michael Castleblaney Monaghan Sax Shelly & the Big Valley (son of bandleader Maurice Lynch)
Lynch, Pete*     Vocals Newline Showband (brother of Maurice Lynch sadly passed away)
Lynch, Pat Cork Cork Vocals Clipper Carlton, The Airchords, Tree Tops, Boyfriends (brother to Steve & Tony)
Lynch, Pat   Leitrim Unknown Dragoons
Lynch, Phillip Sligo Sligo Drums Dee Leydon & The Powermen (sadly passed away Oct, 2008)
Lynch, Steve* Cork Cork Guitar Dixielanders Showband, Dixies (Tony and Pat's brother - died 12th July 2016
Lynch, Tony Belfast Antrim Guitar Flying Column, Confederates
Lynch, Tony Cork Cork Guitar Hoedowners, Airchords Showband (emigrated to Australia-Pat's & Steve's brother)
Lynch, Walter Tuam Galway Drums Gerry & The Ohio, The Big Time
Lynch, Willie Cabra West Dublin Bass Creoles, Chimes Showband, Caroline Crew, Deep Set (emigrated to New Jersey)
Lyndsey, Tommy* Easkey Sligo Guitar New Blues
Lynn, Jimmy     Trombone Cossacks Showband
Lynn, Stan*     Trumpet Stan Lynn Showband, Silhouettes (now living in Canada)
Lynam, Johnny Moate Westmeath Bass Ray Lynam and the Hillbillies (Johnny sadly passed away 21-8-07)
Lynam, Ray Moate Westmeath Vocals Ray Lynam and the Hillbillies, Ray Lynam Band
Lynott, Dick  Sligo Sligo Drums Kim Newport Band, Quarrymen
Lynott, Phil  Crumlin Dublin Vocals/Bass Skid Row, Orphanage, Thin Lizzy (sadly passed away Jan. 4, 1986)
Lyons, Peter Manchester UK Drums Jason, Roly Daniels & Green County, Poteen
Lyons, Ralph     Sax Derrick & The Sounds
Lyttle, Paul Bangor Down Guitar Chips, Lyttle People

*Our thanks to Jimmy Compton, Brian "Shorty" O'Kane, Brian McCaughey, Danny McLaughlin, Andy Monk, Martin Flynn, Joe Dodd, Peter Kinsey, Teddie Palmer, Patrick Hoye, Karl Compton, Dessie Lennox, Michael Niblett, Declan Colgan, Paul Welch, John McGrenra, Mick Gilligan, Alan Carr, Alec Cowan, Alan White, Tom Foley, Cavan Ferrie, Alan Jones, Lorraine Clarke, John Doohan, Glen Brown, Dave Hynes, John Baird, Francis Loughlin, John Baird, Ernie Corrigan, Jakub Sawicki, Ray Fynes, Paddy Brennan's "Golden Era of Irish Showbands," & Eugene Nixon's "He's Not Working...He's in a Band" for their assistance with many of the names on this list.


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