- Nicholas Carolan
(b Tralibane, Co. Cork, Aug 28, 1848; d Chicago, Jan 28, 1936). Irish musician, collector and publisher. Born of farming stock in an Irish-speaking area, O'Neill showed early intellectual promise and played the traditional flute from youth. He went to sea as a teenager and sailed around the world before being shipwrecked and landed in America, where he joined the Chicago police force in ...