Mr. John Wiseman, Rooska, Bantry, West Cork, chosen April 1926, to represent Ireland at the International Fiddling Competition at Lewiston, Maine, USA by the Ancient Order of Hibernians of America. The Wiseman family are still in the area.

His grandson Eugene Wiseman was playing music in the Durrus area in the 1940s and 50s

https://durrushistory.com/2013/02/04/chief-oneill-christy-moore-and-music-in-west-cork/

https://durrushistory.com/2014/08/21/some-songs-of-west-cork-from-1880s-the-chapel-of-charming-rossmore-fifty-years-ago-the-esb-in-coolea-the-rookery-garnish-the-banks-of-sullane-a-toast-to-beara-the-shores-o/

https://durrushistory.com/2013/03/27/charles-coffee-bringing-irish-music-to-london-1729-and-william-cruise-legal-author-1750-1824/

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