While we mourn the passing of Chieftains frontman Paddy Moloney, who has died aged 83, let's take a moment to celebrate the life and music of a true giant of Irish traditional music.

Via RTÉ Archives, here's a clip of the man playing solo on 1986 RTÉ One series Performers:

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Last December, he talked life under lockdown with The Business on RTÉ Radio 1:

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Earlier in 2020, Nationwide followed The Chieftains on what would turn out to be Paddy's final US tour.

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A regular guest on The Late Late Show for decades, in 2010 Paddy revealed how the band have lasted for so long and remained friends...

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In the end, it was always about the tunes: here's Paddy with Moya Brennan, Andrea and Caroline Corr, John Spillane and John Sheahan, performing on the Late Late London special in 2018.

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