1848 – Birth of Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born near Bantry, Co Cork.

Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born in Tralibane, Co Cork. After emigrating to the United States, he joined the Chicago police force in 1873, eventually serving as Chief of Police from 1901-1905. Chief O’Neill had a strong interest in Irish music from his childhood, an Irish music and tradition that […]

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#OTD in 1848 – Francis O’Neill, The Police Chief Who Saved Irish Music is born near Bantry, Co Cork.

Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born in Co Cork. After emigrating to the United States, he joined the Chicago police force in 1873, eventually serving as Chief of Police from 1901-1905. Chief O’Neill had a strong interest in Irish music from his childhood, an Irish music and tradition that was […]

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#OTD in 1848 – Francis O’Neill, The Police Chief Who Saved Irish Music is born near Bantry, Co Cork.

Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born in Co Cork. After emigrating to the United States, he joined the Chicago police force in 1873, eventually serving as Chief of Police from 1901-1905. Chief O’Neill had a strong interest in Irish music from his childhood, an Irish music and tradition that was […]

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#OTD in 1848 – Birth of Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief Who Saved Irish Music, near Bantry, Co Cork.

Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born in Tralibane, Co Cork. After emigrating to the United States, he joined the Chicago police force in 1873, eventually serving as Chief of Police from 1901-1905. Chief O’Neill had a strong interest in Irish music from his childhood, an Irish music and tradition that […]

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1848 – Birth of Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born near Bantry, Co Cork.

Francis O’Neill, the Police Chief who saved Irish Music is born in Tralibane, Co Cork. After emigrating to the United States, he joined the Chicago police force in 1873, eventually serving as Chief of Police from 1901-1905. Chief O’Neill had a strong interest in Irish music from his childhood, an Irish music and tradition that […]

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