Based on Armagh Pipers
Jim is from Renmore in Galway. He studied at University College Cork under Micheal O Suilleabhain and whilst in Cork, Jim caught ‘the bodhran bug', playing alongside players such as Mel Mercier, Colm Murphy and Frank Torpey. Jim had a four year stint with ‘The Riverdance Show' which took him around the world.
Jim is an honorary member of the Donegal based traditional group ‘Altan' having recorded and toured extensively with them for the last fifteen years from the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House. He has recorded and performed with such luminaries as Paul Brady, Christy Moore, Liam O'Flynn, Donal Lunny, Bill Whelan, Martin O'Connor and Lunasa.