Oscar Whifney

By John Quearney: A band from Finglas, West Dublin called Night Shift played Stones, Beatles, blues/rock in venues such as Sound City, The Scene, Matt Talbot Hall and local halls around Ireland. Manager was Shay Walsh (from Kilkenny) who also managed Sugarshack. John Smails is now a well-known photographer. The other band members joined showbands during the late '60 and continue to play with different bands around Dublin. Road manager were Mr. Fitz and Mr. O'Halloran.

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Photo above, from left: Don McDermott (guitar/vocals), John Smails (bass/flute), John Quearney (bass/vocals), Tony Comiskey aka Oscar Whifney (drums/vocal), Dougie Walsh (guitar/keyboards/vocals) - thanks to Colm Quearney

Town/Village/County: Finglas, Dublin

Vocals: All
Lead Guitar: Don McDermott
2nd Guitar:
Bass: John Smails
Drums: Tony Comiskey aka Oscar Whifney
Piano/Organ/Guitar: Dougie Walsh
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