Comfort – Thomas McCarthy

Thomas McCarthy’s CD Comfort features 10 songs handed down through his Irish Traveller family tradition. Only a few are commonly sung, and most are particular to Thomas’s family branch.


Irish Traveller, Singer, Storyteller, Thomas McCarthy comes from Birr in County Offaly in Ireland. His family are the McCarthys who settled there generations ago.

Thomas McCarthy come from a long line of old traditional singers and musicians who kept the tradition of singing strong.