John Carty (musician)

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John Carty is an Irish traditional musician.[1] He plays fiddle, tenor banjo, tenor guitar and occasionally the flute. He is very interested in the North Connacht traditional music style.

He was born in London, Carty now lives in Boyle, County Roscommon.

In 2003 he was awarded the Irish Television station, TG4's Traditional Musician of the Year. The award places him in the elite company of previous winners such as Matt Molloy and Paddy Keenan.


  • Last Night's Fun (1996)
  • Yeh That's All It Is (2001)
  • At It Again (2003)
  • Pathway To the Well (2007)
  • I Will If I Can (2009)
  • Meadbh (The Crimson Path) (2010)
  • At Complete Ease (2011)
  • The Cat That Ate The Candle (2011)