In Irish Traditional Music, new doesn’t always mean better!
Often times, the best Button Accordions are often anything from 50 to 80 years old. Make sure to buy a 21 or 23 key. I teach the 8 base system so choosing an 8 base accordion may be preferential for this course.
Independent Button Accordion Makers and Dealers
Martin Quinn, Lisheen Accordions http://www.accordions.ie/
Michael Searson, Cairdín http://cairdin.eu5.org/
Martin Connolly, Kincora https://irish-music.net/kincora-accordions.htm
Robert Roulston, Manfrini https://www.manfriniaccordions.co.uk/
Anders Trabjerg 0868230708
Brendan Mulhaire’s 0863373573
Irish Traditional Music Shops in Ireland
Custy’s Music Shop, Ennis, Co. Clare https://custysmusic.com/
Waltons Music Shop, Blanchardstown, Dublin https://www.waltons.ie/
McNeela Music Shop, Baldoyle, Dublin https://www.waltons.ie/
Savins Music Centre, Limerick https://www.waltons.ie/
The Button Box Maker, https://www.buttonbox.com/