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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)


McNeela 5-String Banjo

€349 €299

McNeela 5-String Banjo The all new McNeela 5-String Banjo is perfect for Bluegrass and Old-Timey/Country music as the 5th string is essential for the handling and syncopation. It’s also great for accompaniment; Luke Kelly played a 5-string...


Selection of Framus Banjos

 Selection of Vintage Framus Banjos Includes a superb TGI Extreme Banjo Gig Bag Please contact me at or call me on 0872569672 for more information.    


Kasuga Tenor Banjo


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...

Rettburg & Lange

Orpheum Tenor Banjo [SOLD]


  Orpheum Tenor Banjo Made in the 1920s by Rettburg & Lange, New York, this short-scale, 16 fret tenor banjo is a dream to play. Featuring comfortable low action, it produces a bright, warm tone with rich overtones - perfect for...

Bacon Banjo Company

Bacon Style C Banjo


Bacon Style C Banjo 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 cared...

Bacon and 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...

Leedy Olympian Tenor Vintage Banjo [SOLD]


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

CID Vintage Banjo [SOLD]


Key Points: Comes with a free case. 14 day money back guarantee from the day you receive the item. If purchased before 12 noon, it is shipped the same day. 100% refundable (For any reason, just send it back up to 14 days from when you...

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...