As musical instruments were expensive, musicians were scarce in the area.

The following are the main musicians from the area:

  • Margaret Hehir, Lack (1868) concertina
  • Jim Sheehan, Lack (1885) concertina
  • Joe Barry, Lack (1887) mouthorgan
  • Paddy Murphy, Lack (1907) fiddle
  • Jackie Frawley, Burren (1913) drums
  • Thomas McGuane, Birrinfada (1958) banjo and concertina
  • Clancy family, Lisnafaha were a very musical family
  • Margaret Hehir, Lack (fiddle)
  • Kieran Hehir, Lack (banjo)
  • Carmel Hehir, Lack (flute and concertina)