Turlough MacSweeney (1831 - 1916):
Turlogh MacSweeney was born near Gweedore, County Donegal. He was known as 'the Donegal Piper' and also (on account of his great physical stature) as 'An Piobaire Mor' (the big piper). In 1893 such was his international reputation that he went to play at the World Exhibition in Chicago where he won the won the world championship. His pipes and fiddle are in display in the Fransiscan Friary Museum, Rossnowlagh, County Donegal.