Every instrument produces a different sound and in McNeela Music know that ultimately the quality of sound is determined by the workmanship and materials used.
McNeela instruments are constructed with great patience, passion and precision with smooth playability being our most essential objective.
McNeela handcraft a great portion of their instruments to the highest of standards using the most premium materials. Buy range of Bodhrans and bodhran beaters.
The Bodhrán Maker, Paraic McNeela, started making Irish drums in 1979. Ranging in size from 14” to 18”, The McNeela bodhráns are available in both traditional and tuneable forms, with every Irish drum displaying an unrivalled attention to detail.
This bodhrán beater is ribbed for a better grip. There are a lot of different shapes of beaters and tippers and most bodhrán players have a variety at their disposal. The type you use is all down to personal preference.
This Ribbed Bodhran Beater provides good balance and a good strike. Ideal for those who like to use both ends of the beater against the skin. It's grooved along the shaft for a comfortable grip which you can adjust according to what and how you're playing.
This bodhrán beater is double ribbed for a better grip. There are a lot of different shapes of beaters and tippers and most bodhrán players have a variety at their disposal. The type you use is all down to personal preference.
Tuneable Bodhrán perfect for session playing thanks to its rich, mellow tone. Lightweight Bodhrán Bag Included! Made of Hand-cured Goatskin and taped for extended harmonic range.
Paraic McNeela has been making bodhráns since 1979, it's not a hobby for him, it's a passion. This professionally crafted 14" goatskin bodhrán has gone on to be one of his best sellers. Free hardwood bodhrán beater included!