Mick Moloney

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Mick Moloney
Moloney in 2008
Moloney in 2008
Background information
Born (1944-11-15) 15 November 1944 (age 77)
Limerick, Ireland
GenresTraditional Irish, folk
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, folklorist
InstrumentsVocals, tenor banjo, mandolin, octave mandolin, guitar
Years active1964–present

Michael Moloney (born 15 November 1944)[1] is a traditional Irish musician and scholar.

In 1992, Moloney received a Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania. For his work in public folklore, he received a 1999 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.[2]



  1. ^ "Mick Moloney: Irish Musician". www.arts.gov. National Endowment for the Arts. n.d. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  2. ^ "NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1999". www.arts.gov. National Endowment for the Arts. Archived from the original on 21 May 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2020.

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