Troy Bannon is a flute player from County Meath with a strong rhythmic traditional style. He has played all over Europe, America and the UK with various outfits over the years. The most notable of which were Providence with whom he recorded the album 'Providence III' in 2005 and also made many TV appearances including the TG4 music show Geantraí He is also a member of the 3 time all-Ireland winning Naomh Padraig céilí band.
Bellinter House sits on the south bank of the River Boyne within sight of ancient Tara and approximately six miles from the town of Navan. This splendid Georgian mansion, built about 1750, was designed by Richard Castle for John Preston, grandfather of the first Lord Tara. Bellinter (or more correctly Ballinter) takes its name from the Irish or Gaelic words, "Balle an tSaoir," which means the home of the stonemason. Bellinter is located in the civil parish of Assey and in the barony of Lower Deece in the County of Meath. Bellinter House is built on the bank of the Boyne river, a river which sets forth the history of Ireland on its journey to the sea.
Patrick O’Loughlin is a traditional musician from Batterstown Co Meath and his free flowing style of music is bedded in his Clare roots. As a musician his playing is quite unique as you can hear the intricate finger-work of Finbar Dwyer and the soulful melodic sounds from Joe Cooley. These are influences, but his style of playing is distinctive in its own right, full of rhythm and musicality and combines in equal measure beautiful music to listen and dance to. His playing is controlled and structured and he is one of the stars of his generation of music makers. His accordion playing is a joy to behold and he ranks in equal measure to the greats of this and any other era. He is a musician’s musician.