The Michael Coleman Irish Music Centre
A comprehensive guide to the Coleman Country. Find a place to stay, to eat, or to enjoy some local entertainment all close to the Coleman Music Centre in South Sligo.... More.
The South Sligo area has produced many of the finest traditional musician. None so famous as the legendary Michael Coleman, known for his distinct South Sligo style of playing.
Michael Coleman was born in the townland of Knockgraine, Killavil, Co. Sligo on 31st January, 1891.... More.
"And Killavil, you've given full measure
of talent and pleasure the while,
Our country has learned to treasure,
great reels in our South Sligo style.
Though the player and his fiddle lie sleeping and
his old home's near crumbled and gone,
Our tradition is safe in his keeping
Coleman's music will always live on."