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playing French Horn. He is married to Nichola Lynch and they have 3 children - Daniel, Emma and Ben. They also live in Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin. Nicola studied in Dublin City University, Glasnevin where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Marketing and Languages. From there she was headhunted into Guinness Germany; she then went to Seville in Spain, subsequently to London and finally to Dublin. She has worked in Ericsson, Microsoft, ECDL,and SGS She now works for Fáilte Ireland in the head office in Dublin. She is a talented flute player and lives in Harolds Cross, Dublin. Conor is a keen musician and studied the tuba and euphonium at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Conservatory of Music with Sean Fleming and Hartmut Pritzel. He later studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London under Patrick Harrild and Jim Anderson. He also studied with world renowned tubist Roger Bobo. A former member of the Irish and European Youth Orchestras he played regularly with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland (NSOI) and the RTE Concert Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra and various other orchestras. He has played as a soloist with DIT College of Music Wind Ensemble, Guildhall school of Music Wind Ensemble and as a finalist in the Young Musician of the Future with NSOI. He was manager of the RTE Concert Orchestra for a while and is currently a member of the Band of the Garda Síochána in Dublin. He has recently been appointed to the Faculty of DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. He is married to Cliona O’Driscoll and they have one son Cillian. He also lives in Rathfarnham. Ciara also studied in St. Patricks College of Education, Drumcondra and graduated with a B.Ed (Education and Music). She teaches in her local Primary Boys’ School - Scoil an Spioraid Naomh in Ballyroan, Co. Dublin where she is music co-ordinator for the school. She plays piano and clarinet. She is married to Michael Hayden. They live in Ballyroan (near Rathfarnham) and have one daughter, Jane. Eimear studied in DIT, Mountjoy Square and qualified with a B.Sc. from Trinity College in Management and an Advanced Diploma in Marketing from DIT. She is working in Swiss Deli in Rathfarnham where she started work as a student. She is currently manager of the business there. She teaches music on a part time basis and plays flute. She also lives in Rathfarnham. Orla studied Human Resource Management at the National College of Ireland and is employed as Health and Safety Officer for Irish Life and Permanent now called Irish Life Group. She played oboe. She lives in Churchtown, Co. Dublin.

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O'Briens of Bandon - 1875 to 2013  

This is the story of the family of John and Sarah O’Brien of Bandon, Co. Cork, Ireland, and their descendants. They had eleven children and...

O'Briens of Bandon - 1875 to 2013  

This is the story of the family of John and Sarah O’Brien of Bandon, Co. Cork, Ireland, and their descendants. They had eleven children and...