John Duggan

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John Duggan is a presenter on MID West Radio. He began writing songs while working as a garda in Glenamaddy in the 1970s. His songs include :-

The Races of Killadoon
The Rose of Castlerea
I'll Go Back to Glenamaddy
Golden Dreams
The Roads of Kildare
The Hills Around Clonmel
Twenty One Acres of Land
The Old Threshing Mill
Shoe the Donkey
The Barmaid I Met In Kinsale
The Jolly Farmer

John Duggan songs have been recorded by Brendan Shine, Foster and Allen, Daniel O'Donnell, TR Dallas, Brian Coll, Gene Stuart, John Glenn, Hugo Duncan, P J Murrihy, Sean Wilson, Paddy O'Brien, Seamus Moore and many others over the past two decades.

John has also written poems celebrating gaelic football and hurling. These, along with his song lyrics are published in a 90 page book entitled 'Songs, Poems and Recitations'.