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Welcome to McNeela Instruments - the home of the Irish tenor banjo.

We offer one of the best selections of banjos in Ireland & the UK. Browse our exciting range of best selling banjos below.

We stock Irish tenor banjos, four string banjos, five string banjos, bluegrass banjos, resonator banjos and vintage banjos. We also offer a choice of 17 fret banjos, 19 fret banjos and 22 fret banjos.

We stock a range of banjo accessories including banjo cases, banjo gig bags, tutorial books for learners, banjo strings, plectrums, tuners, banjo parts, and much more!

As you can see from the selection below, we cater for every level of banjo player, from beginner to advanced. We stock only the best banjos. We also produce our very own best sellers. McNeela Instruments is home to the bestselling Celt Tenor Banjo - a four string banjo with the option of 17 fret or 19 fret, designed specially for beginners, and perfect for playing traditional Irish music.

Explore our range of vintage banjos which includes one of the widest selections of the best vintage banjos available - Bacon & Day banjos, FRAMUS banjos, Gretsch banjos, Rettburg & Lange banjos, and more. All of our vintage banjos have been selected for their superb condition, quality and sound.
If you're unsure which banjo is for you, or have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch - we're happy to answer any of your banjo related questions. You can also check our handy guide: The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Banjo.
Not only do we have a great selection of banjos for sale online and in store, McNeela Instruments also provides banjo repairs and setup. We also offer left handed banjo setup - just leave a note on your order.

 We ship all over the world, but if you live in Dublin why not come and test one of our best selling banjos for yourself? We are located in Baldoyle Industrial Estate in Dublin, Ireland.
Shipping times: IRELAND (Next Day) - UK (3-5 days) - EUROPE (7 days) - USA/CANADA and Rest Of World (7 days)


Kasuga Tenor Banjo [SOLD ]


Kasuga Tenor Banjo Built in Japan in the 1970s this 19 fret Kasuga tenor banjo offers excellent build quality. A somewhat lesser known name in the world of banjo making, Kasuga Banjos are a worthy investment for any discerning banjo player. This...


Richwood 17 Fret Banjo


Richwood 17 Fret Tenor Banjo This Richwood 17 Fret Banjo is perfectly suited for playing traditional Irish music. It offers a sweet, mellow tone and comfortable action. Sturdy and well built, this short-scale banjo is ideal for beginner and...

Bacon Banjo Company

Bacon Style C Banjo [SOLD]


Bacon Style C Banjo SOLD This charming Style C banjo was built by the Banjo Bacon Company in Groton, USA around 1930. Bacon Banjos are renowned for their craftsmanship and exceptional build quality.  This 17 fret tenor banjo has been well...

Bacon & Day

Bacon & Day Special Banjo [SOLD]


Bacon & Day Special Tenor Banjo SOLD This is an exceptional Bacon & Day Special Series Style No. 2, built by the Banjo Bacon Company in Groton, Connecticut around 1930. Bacon & Day Banjos are highly sought after and are renowned for their...


Koda 19 Fret Banjo


 The Koda 19 Fret Banjo The Koda 19 Fret Banjo is perfect for adult beginners and intermediate players alike. With a quality Remo skin and mahogany resonator, the Koda offers a strong, clear, powerful tone with plenty of volume...


Koda 5 String Banjo


Koda 5 String Banjo Out of Stock The all new Koda 5 String Banjo is ideal for playing Bluegrass, Country and North American folk music. It's also perfect for accompanying Irish folk songs and ballads...


Leedy Olympian Banjo


Leedy Olympian Tenor Banjo This Leedy Olympian Tenor Banjo was made by Leedy in Chicago, USA in the 1930s. Crafted with beautiful walnut and nickel plated hardware it has a great banjo sound for traditional Irish music. Key Features of the Leedy...

Bacon & Day

Bacon & Day Silver Bell No. 1 Vintage Banjo

  Bacon & Day Silver Bell No. 1 Tenor Banjo We have a B&D Silver Bell No. 1 tenor banjo for sale in excellent condition. There are few tenor banjos as well regarded or as beautiful in their simplicity as the Jazz Age Bacon & Day...


CID Vintage Banjo


CID Vintage Banjo The Cid banjo’s were build in Marktneukirchen circa 1920 and most were exported around the world, in particular to Scandinavia. They have a beautiful vintage feel and sound and this is a really nice example for a great price...

Recording King

19 Fret Recording King Vintage Banjo


SOLD The tenor banjo first came to prominence in the early 1900's, and its C-G-D-A tuning is especially well suited for folk, Celtic and Dixieland music. The Recording King Madison RK-T36 is a unique 19 fret banjo  for players looking to add a...


Majestic Banjo


Majestic Banjo Majestic Banjos were first made by the Puntolillo Company, New York - and later of Lyndhurst, New Jersey - in the 1920s. Gaetano 'Thomas' Puntolillo was a highly sought after craftsman who also worked on SS Stewart...