“Néillidh Boyle: A Feeling in the Blood”
Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí
Donegal Fiddlers: Introduction to Biographies
"Néillidh Boyle was born in 1889 in Pennsylvania , USA, to immigrant parents who had a great interest in maintaining their family’s links to all aspects of Irish culture.
They Boyles returned home to Donegal by the time that Neillidh was eight years old and set up home in Cronashallog, near Dungloe in northwest Donegal. Neillidh’s neighbours and schoolmaster were amazed at his fluency in both the Irish language and music as he had just arrived from America.
In later life Neillidh attributed much of his music to the lilting of his Mother when he was a child. He came to be regarded as a fiddler of unheard of mastery among the fiddlers of Donegal. Neillidh had mastered playing in all keys and position playing. ~"
Néillidh Boyle: A Feeling in the Blood - Traditional Fiddle Music From Donegal - 3 CD’s