Olly Maloney

Formed by trumpeter Olly Maloney who had led The Ohio Showband for a period after leaving the Johnny Flynn band. His brother Jarlath joined from Pete Brown's band on trombone and Ricky Keane from Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare was lead vocalist. Cyril Fullard came from The Astrals on saxophone and drummer Barry Hurley came from Cork's Rio Showband.

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Related: Johnny Flynn, Ohio, Philosophers, Galway Blazers, Astrals

Town/Village/County: Tuam, Co. Galway

Lead Vocals: Ricky Keane
Lead Guitar:
Patsy Phelan /Jimmy Flynn / Kevin Keeley
2nd Guitar: 
Ricky Keane
John Clancy / Billy Garvan
Cyril Fullard
Trumpet: Olly Maloney / Frank Donnellan
Jarlath Maloney
Barry Hurley

Incorrect caption by the paper. It should read: Front: Barry Hurley, Ricky Keane, Billy Garvan. Back: Jarlath Maloney, Olly Maloney, Frank Donnellan, Jimmy Flynn.

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