The Bofield Ceili Band - From Bofield To Battery
Bofield Ceili Band - From Bofield to Battery A talented young band from Co. Mayo who played at the opening of the Famine Memorial in Battery Park, New York 2002. This is their second CD. About the Bofield Ceilí Band: The Band was established in the early 1900s in Bofield, Gort na mBó, a small townland in Bonniconlon situated 4 miles South East of Ballina , Co Mayo. This area close to the Sligo border was also a source of music for this Ceilí Band who were steeped in the Mayo tradition. It boasts a long tradition of music making from the early string band form to the first Ceilí band of the 1930s.