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Joan (Gormley) O’Hara

Joan (Gormley) O’Hara

Joan Gormley O’Hara started performing at an early age in her backyard, where, despite several falls, she was determined to conquer cartwheels first with two hands then with her right hand. From the age of 6 - 12 years, she and her sister, Dorothy took dancing lessons...

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James Nixon

James Nixon

James Stewart Nixon, born Oct. 19, 1931, is the son of Leslie and Margaret (Barton) Nixon. His musical ability stems from both sides of the family which includes playing the piano, organ, accordion, guitar and fiddle. His grandfather (also James Nixon) would lilt...

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Anna Margaret MacDonald

Anna Margaret MacDonald

Anna Margaret MacDonald could be inducted into the Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame in three categories: performer, composer and promoter. She was born in 1925 to Archibald and Catherine (Kate McCosham) McDonell. While growing up on the family farm near St....

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Clifton Britton

Clifton Britton

Clifton Britton was born in Moose Creek on June 19, 1915 and raised on a farm four miles north of Avonmore in a settlement called Lodi. His parents were James Britton and Alberta Montgomery, both of whom played the violin. Cliff started playing the banjo first. He...

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Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith

Alexander Mark Smith was born April, 25th 1901 at 18/4th Concession of Kenyon, the second son of Duncan and Catherine (Grant) Smith. He grew up with both parents speaking Gaelic, and his Mother sang "mouth music" and taught him to dance when he was very young. When...

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AGM – June 18th

The Annual General Meeting of the Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame is on Tuesday, June 18th, 2024 at 10:30 am (at the Hall in Williamstown). Open to the public.

Dinner Tickets Available

We still have 8 tickets available for the 2024 Induction Dinner. To buy, please contact us by email at glengarryceltic@gmail.com or call 613-525-3597.

Inductee Glenda McDonell Has Passed Away

Glenda was both a Founding member and a Charter member as well as a 2023 Inductee into the Celtic Music Hall of Fame. She was a great supporter of all things Celtic, and made a lasting impact in Glengarry.

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