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  • The extensive archives of The Percy French Society are in the care of North Down Heritage Centre, Bangor, Co. Down. To visit click here

  • A brief biographical summary is contained at this Web site. To visit click here

  • This Web site tells how Percy French composed his famous song ‘Are ye Right There Michael?’ about the West Clare railway. To visit click here

  • An excellent biography of Percy French by Lee Henry click here

  • Information about a memorial to Percy French situated on the site of his family home at Cloonyquinn, Co.Roscommon is provided by this Web site. To visit click here

  • Percy French died in 1920 at Formby, Lancashire. His grave is at St. Luke’s Chuch there.  This is chronicled on the St. Luke’s web site. To visit click here

  • This Web site provides a brief record of a visit in 2002 by the Percy French Society to Percy French’s grave at St.Luke’s Chuch, Formby. To visit click here

  • The first song written by Percy French was ‘Abdullah Bulbul Ameer’. He failed to register his copyright and a slightly amended version of his song ‘Abdul Abulbul Amir’ became famous worldwide without financial benefit to the composer”. Read more about this here

  • The Oriel Gallery, 17 Clare Street, Dublin 2 has specialised in collecting, exhibiting, and selling Percy French watercolours for the past 35 years. For further information click here

  • The Mourne Mountains Calendars is a spectacular collection of detailed photographs of the Mourne Mountains, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For further information click here

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