String Instruments for Sale - Best Irish Fiddle 2020 | McNeela Music

String Instruments

We have a premium collection of Banjos, Bouzoukis, Guitars, Harps, Mandolins & Violins to choose from.

All of our

string instruments

have been carefully chosen & are the highest quality. We have some beautiful mature violins which have been restored and modernised to meet the demands of contemporary players. We pride ourselves on always offering a premium collection of products to our customers and we think our collection of string instruments reflects this.


Want to sell your string instrument? If you would like to sell your string instrument and would like to display it on our website, please feel free to email us at with the details.

Shipping times: IRELAND (Next Day), UK (3-5 days), EUROPE (7 days), USA/CANADA & Rest of the World (7-10 days)


McBrides Celtic Banjo


McBrides Celtic Banjo Featuring a mahogany resonator, wooden bridge and Remo head, this 19 fret tenor banjo from McBrides offers a strong resonant tone. The rosewood fingerboard features a decorative Celtic inlay, which is also engraved on the metal...


Samick Tenor Banjo


Samick Tenor Banjo Founded in 1958, Samick Musical Instruments is one of the world's largest musical instrument manufacturers. Based in South Korea, Samick has gained a worldwide reputation for producing quality, reliable instruments that...


Antonio Carvalho Mandola MDL308 [SOLD OUT]


Antonio Carvalho Mandola MDL308 SOLD OUT This is a mandola by Antonio Carvalho, handmade in Portugal. With pear shaped flat back body, solid spruce top, and sapele sides this octave produces a bright, clear, resonant sound - ideal for playing...

Koda A-Style Mandolin


Koda A-Style Mandolin [SOLD OUT]

€159 €139

Koda A-Style Mandolin This Koda A-style 8 string mandolin is the perfect entry level instrument for aspiring mandolin players. This Mandolin offers a bright tone and is ideal for playing traditional Irish music.  Features of the McNeela...


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...

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...


Sunbeam Ukulele [NEW]


Sunbeam Ukulele The brand new Sunbeam is perfect for musicians of any age or ability. This 15 fret soprano ukulele is the perfect lightweight, compact, portable instrument - ideal for travel. It offers a great tone and the iconic Hawaiann...


The McNeela Mandolin [SOLD OUT]


The McNeela Mandolin SOLD OUT   This is a beautiful Mandolin by McNeela Music at an astounding price. It comes with a free gig bag worth €25 and is a perfect starter instrument for those wishing to learn the mandolin...


Antonio Carvalho Mandolin [OUT OF STOCK]


Antonio Carvalho Mandolin MDL307 Top: Solid Spruce Back and sides: Sapelli Strings: Steel, Tuning - (1st) EE, AA, DD, GG - Scale length 364 mm Finish: High Gloss Back: Flat Back Plays beautifully Elegant Finish António Pinto Carvalho,...

Celeste Farroti

Celeste Farroti Copy


Celeste Farroti Vintage Violin Copy 1924 We have this beautiful copy of a Celeste Farroti full-size violin for sale instore. Made circa 1924 it's in mint condition and nicely set-up. It plays very easily and has a lovely well-balanced sound. Take a...


CID Vintage Banjo


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...


Hidersine Vivente Violin [SOLD OUT]


Hidersine Vivente ViolinSOLD OUT Hidersine violins are perfectly suited for student violin players. These high quality, low cost instruments cater perfectly for the needs of beginner musicians, redefining all expectations of student violins and...


Premier Student Violin


McNeela Premier Student Violin The McNeela Premier Student Violin is a beautifully crafted instrument suitable for beginner and intermediate fiddle players of all levels. This premium student fiddle will help you on your musical journey, taking your...