Long Service - Mick Cronin
The late Mick Cronin, Principal Percussionist of The Cork Butter Exchange Band for over 50 years. A constant in the Band for many years his skill as a percussionist was only surpassed by his kind and welcoming nature. He is very much missed.
The Murphy Butter Exchange Band
Taken at the original Bandhall in the 1990s.
Front Row (L. to R.): M. Hurley, T. Harrington, T. Whelan, V. Lynch, K. Murphy, T. Cooke, R. O'Driscoll, H. Hendrick (B.M.), J. Caulfield, L. Murphy, G. Crowley, E. Harris, T. Crowley.
Centre Row: D. Murphy, C. Cosgrave, D. Marshall, C. Cosgrave, Y. Hull, A. Lingwood, S. O'Sullivan, T. Monagher, P. Burns, Dom Kierans, D. Murphy.
Back Row: M. Cronin, D O'Regan, J. Gale, T. Lingwood, B. O'Riardan, B. Foley, B. Hendrick, G. Lynch, P. Crowley.
The Murphy Family
Donnie, Lynda, Don, David and Kevin Murphy. All members of The Murphy Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band.
The Butter Exchange Band - 1996
Featured in the Book "The Cork Butter Exchange Band - A Living Tradition" by Cathy Birmingham which raised money for the bands instrument fund.
Honorary Member Vincent Giltinan
Barry Hendrick making a presentation to Vincent Giltinan and his wife when Vince was made an honorary member in 1995.
Kingscourt, Co. Cavan 1995
The Band outside the Parochial House in Kingscourt.
Front Row: H. Hendrick, K. Daly, D. Murphy, L. Griffin.
Centre: N. O'Riordan, T. Harrington, V. Lynch, E. Williamson, G. Crowley, M. Daly, J. Brookes, L. Murphy, E. Harris, P. Crowley, A. Foley.
Back Row: G. Murray, G. Cody, C. Birmingham, M. Cronin, R. O'Connor, T. Keating, M. Lynch, K. Murphy, D. Murphy.
Army Band of the Southern Command
Staff Sergeant Michael Lynch leading the then Band of the Southern Command at Collins Barracks, Cork 1995.
The Band of the Southern Command was renamed to Band 1 Southern Brigade following the reorganisation of the Defence Forces in 1997.
Silent Brass Petition - 1995
Cathy Birmingham presenting a letter of protest to the Lord Mayor, regarding proposed cuts within the Army Bands. Present are representatives of bands who participated in the "Silent Band March" (1995) - Ballincollig Concert Band, Barrack Street Silver & Reed Band, The Cork Butter Exchange Brass & Reed Band, Cobh Confraternity Band, Mayfield Brass Band, Midleton Concert Band, and St. Nicholas Brass Band.
New Premises Notice
Notice that Da Buttera have moved to their current home of 48 Dominick Street.
Pairc Uí Chaoimh
The Butter Exchange Band providing some pre-match entertainment at Pairc Uí Chaoimh conducted by Jack Marshall.
Dinney O'Driscoll (Tuba), Martin McEvoy (Trombone), Denis O'Regan (Trombone) and Pat Burns (Trombone).
The Butter Exchange Band - 1971
Peter Barry officially launching the fundraising for a new set of Band instruments in 1971.
Denis O'Regan, Peter Barry, Michael Hurley and Dinny O'Driscoll.
The Butter Exchange Band - 1963
Hawkes Shield Winners 1963 Winners
Front Row (L to R): T. Cooney, W. O'Connor, J. Caulfield, Jack Marshall, M. Kiely, T. O'Mahony, E. Lynch.
2nd Row: M. Lynch, M. O'Callaghan, P. Neville, C. McCarthy, D. Forde, L. Neville, D. Twomey, E. Finn.
3rd Row: D. O'Driscoll, C. O'Donovan, C. Bloxham, J. Good, D. Emery, J. Marshall.
Back Row: J. Kennefick
D. O'Regan, D. Boxham, M. McEvoy, M.Cronin, P. Hickey
Butter Exchange Band 1955
Presentation to Da Billa made on his retirement from the band in 1955.
Front Row (L to R): (?), M. Hurley, M. Cronin (Senior), A. Leary, J. Marshall, D. Emery, W. McCarthy, J. Dineen, P. Burns, M. Mooney, M. Cronin (Junior).
2nd Row: T. Foley, A. Collins, S. Lucey, K. McCarthy, E. Lynch, N. O'Neill, E. Johnson, T. Cahill, J. Caulfield, D. O'Driscoll, M. O'Brien, N. Dalton, P. Neville, N. Barrett.
3rd Row: D. Twomey, P. O'Mahony, D. O'Regan, H. Lynch, P. Hickey, N. O'Connell
The Butter Exchange Band - 1953
Billy Martin, Jerome McSweeney and Dan Tyner in Cobh performing "The Lily of Killarney".
The Butter Exchange Band - 1953
M. O'Donovan, T. O'Leary, C. Cronin, Rev. Fr. Farrell, J. Marshall, Rev. Fr. O'Sullivan, T. Foley, M. O'Neill, J. Caulfield.
M. Hurley, W. McCarthy, S. Lucey, E. Lynch, E. Johnstone, D. O'Neill, J. Sheehan, A. Carlile, P. Arnold, M. Cronin, W. O'Connor, M. Cronin, E. Barrett.
C. Coffey, D. O'Driscoll, J. Duggan, B. Martin, D. Twomey, N. Dalton, P. Neville, D. Emery.
D. Mullane, T. Cahill, P. O'Mahony, A. Collins, F. Furney, P. Hickey, J. Dineen.
P. Barry, D. Connelly, P. O'Donovan.
The Butter Exchange Band - 1950's
Paddy Hickey (Tenor Horn) and Denis Emery (Baritone Horn)
The Butter Exchange Band
The Butter Exchange Band - 1949
Hawkes Shield Winners Feis Maitiu.
Front Row: A. Paddon, E. Lynch, B. Carlie, M. Cronin, W. McCarthy, M. Cronin. S. Gargan (B.M.), M. Donovan, J. Caulfield, S. Lucey, T. Cahill.
Centre Row: D. Emery, S. Lucey, D. Twomey, W. Martin, D. Owens, D. O'Driscoll, P. Neville, C. Coffey.
Back Row: M. Hurley, J. Dineen, A. McCarthy, P. Hickey, J. McSweeney, J. Coughlan, A. O'Leary, D. O'Regan, H. Lynch, J. Cambridge
The Butter Exchange Band - 1948
Presentation to Jack Dineen by Fr. Daly marking 25 years of service with The Buttera.
The Butter Exchange Band - 1928
Taken out side the Butter Exchange which closed in 1926.
The Butter Exchange Band - 1910
Front Row: D. Dineen, S. Gargan, D. O'Mahony, J. Dineen.
2nd Row: M. Mahony, R. McDonnell, E. Gargan, T. Cronin, C. Murphy, W. Loughman, P. Milton (B.M.), W. McCarthy, D. O'Callaghan, J. Bevin, T. Ahern, D. Kiely.
3rd Row: T. Ryan, D. McNamara, M. O'Meara, D. Begley, J. Good, J. Owens, P. Sheehan, C. Moynihan, A. Goggin, T. Kent, W. McCann, W. Buckley, J. Walsh, J. Kennedy.
4th Row: D. Burke, J. Byrne, C. Curtin, M. Good, W. Daunt, D. Podesta, T. Hewitt, W. Beasley.
R. Dennehy, P.J. Leahy