John Carty (musician)

John Carty is an Irish traditional musician.[1] He plays fiddle, tenor banjo, tenor guitar and occasionally the flute. He is very interested in the North Connacht traditional music style.

Carty was born in London and now lives in Boyle, County Roscommon.

In 2003 he was awarded Traditional Musician of the Year by the Irish Television station TG4. The award placed him in the company of previous winners, such as Matt Molloy and Paddy Keenan.


  • Last Night's Fun (1996)
  • Yeh That's All It Is (2001)
  • At It Again (2003)
  • Upon My Soul - James Carty (2006)
  • Pathway To the Well (2007)
  • On the Fly (2007)
  • It's Not Racket Science - At the Racket (2008)
  • I Will If I Can (2009)
  • Meadbh (The Crimson Path) (2010)
  • At Complete Ease (2011)
  • The Cat That Ate The Candle (2011)
  • John Carty & Brian Rooney (2011)
  • The Good Mixer (2015) [2]