Welcome to the Spalpeens Website

The Spalpeens have been entertaining lovers of Irish music for over 30 years. Still young in so many ways; their music is timeless, fresh & lively.

What is a Spalpeen?

The name “Spalpeens” says a lot about the character of the band. In Gaelic the word means “man of little substance,”  a rascal,  rogue and generally mischievous sort.

What is Irish Diplomacy?

The ability to tell a man to Go to Hell in such a way that he will look forward to the trip.