Chieftains - Clan men

How did the Chieftains get their name - Irish Chieftain O'Neill 1680Dublin-born musicians in complete command of the genres Irish folk and Celtic music.

The Chieftains derive their name from a book titled Death of a Chieftain, from the pen of the (also Irish) author John Montague.

A chieftain is a chief or leader; in the case of an Irish chieftain it usually concerns the leader of a particular Irish clan.

Active: 1962-present, IRL
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