The Fureys and Davey Arthur
The Fureys Brothers are the sons Ted and Nora Fureys. Ted Furey, a fiddler and singer, was a very well known figure on the folk, and their mother Nora, was an accomplished a singer, accordion and banjo player. The Fureys grew up in Ballyfermot, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland.
- Finbar & Eddie relocate to Scotland and began appearing regularly in folk clubs …
- Finbar & Eddie's first LP is released on the Waverley label —
I Know Where I'm Going, with Paddie Bell.
- Their 2nd, self-titled album is also released on the Transatlantic label.
- Finbar & Eddie appear on their 2nd album with Clancys,
Flowers In The Valley.
- After about a year and a half, the Fureys leave the Clancys line-up.
- The Buskers, Paul Furey, Davey Arthur & Brendan Leeson, release their first LP —
The Life Of A Man.
- During this same period, Ted Furey is touring with his youngest son, George.
- The first "Irish Folk Festival" is held in Germany, featuring all of the Fureys in their various groups, as well as a family.
- Bobby Clancy also appears at this 1st Festival.
- In addition, a double LP of the festival is released.
- The Buskers release their 2nd, self-titled album. By now, George has joined the line-up.
- Finbar & Eddie's next LP is released, A Dream In My Hand.
- The second "Irish Folk Festival" is held in Germany.
- Appearing this time are Ted Furey (with George) and the Buskers (without Brendan Leeson).
- Another double LP of the festival is released.
- Eddie and Finbar do not appear at the 2nd Festival — but do release another album, I Live Not Where I Love.
- Eddie & Finbar release their final (double) LP, as a duo — The Farewell Album.
- Record One is a studio recording, and Record Two is live, with Paul & George Furey and Davey Arthur.
- During this period the Buskers are involved in a car crash, and Finbar and Eddie returned home.
- Initially Finbar, Eddie, Paul and Davey form a group called "Tam Linn" and appear at the Cambridge Festival.
- George eventually joins the group and they change the name to "the Furey Brothers and Davey Arthur".
- The Furey Brothers and Davey Arthur release two albums,
Emigrant and Morning On A Distant Shore on the Polydor label.
- Based on the catalog numbers, these albums are released back to back. 
- Emigrant features the Ralph McTell song, "Clare to Here" — the first of a long list of songs to be made popular by the group.
- 1978: Their 3rd album, Banshee, is released. Their only recording on the Irish label Dolphin.
- The album The Green Fields Of France is released.
- This is arguably the group's breakthrough LP — featuring Eric Bogle's title track.
- The song spends 28 weeks in the Irish Charts, reaching number one.
- The group releases their most successful single (worldwide), "When You Were Sweet Sixteen".
- The song reaches #1 in the Irish Charts, #9 in Australia & #14 in the UK Charts.
- Their album, Golden Days, makes the top 20 in the UK Charts.
- Davey Arthur leaves the group.
- The Fureys release their first album without Davey, Winds Of Change.
- The group releases their last album (to date) with Finbar, Claddagh Road.
- Finbar Furey leaves the group to pursue a solo career.
- Davey Arthur releases his first solo album, Celtic Side Saddle.
- The group releases The Fureys Sing Chaplin, an album of songs written by Charlie Chaplin.
- This is the only album to feature Paul Furey singing lead vocals, on the song "Weeping Willows".
- On June 17, Paul Furey passes away, suddenly and unexpectedly, after a brief illness, at the age of 54.
- Finbar appears the Martin Scorsese film,
The Gangs of New York.
- Davey Arthur returns for the group's 25th Anniversary Tour.
- Finbar is also invited to take part, but declines. 
- The Fureys and Davey a CD and DVD titled, 30 Years On.
- A live performance recorded at Vicar Street, Dublin, to celebrate the band's 30th Anniversary. 
- Doing the math, The Fureys celebrate all their anniversaries basing the group's beginning in 1978
- Yet their first 2-albums were released in 1977.
- Either the albums are misdated, or perhaps the group didn't start performing until 1978 …