140 years of music making for band duo

Thursday, 31 May 2018

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IN October this year two members of Ballymena Young Conquerors Flute Band will share 140 years as members!
Alan O'Loan, from Ballymena, and Eric Nixon, from Ahoghill, both joined on the same night - October 29, 1948.
And both and still enjoying the band scene, 70 years after first joining up.
 Both their fathers, William and Edward respectively, were members of what was known then of Ballymena and Harryville Young Conquerors Flute Band.
And it was through them that Alan and Eric got involved ... read more in out special feature this week.


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