Cooperative Projects

The Archive actively cooperates with many other publishers in their print, audiovisual, and broadcasting productions, and hundreds of publications acknowledge this cooperation.


Other outreach activities of the Archive have included two travelling audiovisual exhibitions. The Northern Fiddler features images, text and recordings of Donegal and Tyrone fiddle players of the 1970s. The opening exhibition of the Ceol traditional music centre in Dublin, it has since been shown throughout Ireland and abroad in such venues as the Fowler Museum of the University of California at Los Angeles, Glucksman Ireland House in New York, and the Re-Imagining Ireland conference in Virginia. They Love Music Mightily, a cooperative exhibition of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum and the Archive which features contemporary traditional performers throughout Ireland, has been shown in such venues as the Museum at Cultra outside Belfast, at the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barrracks in Dublin, Fermanagh County Museum in Enniskillen, the Glór Irish Music Centre in Ennis, and the Millennium Forum in Derry. These exhibitions, having finished their terrestrial life, are now available on the ITMA website.

Other Cooperation

The Archive has actively cooperated with many other publishers in their productions, and hundreds of publications acknowledge this. Cooperative projects have been with The Journal of Music in Ireland/ Journal of Music (current discography, bibliography, filmography, articles, and archival images), Na Píobairí Uilleann (articles, archival items), Gael Linn (Seoltaí Séidte CDs), the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (Exploring Trad DVD), Dublin City Libraries (Robert Emmet and Songs of Rebellion CD and booklet), Four Courts Press (Songs of Elizabeth Cronin CDs), William Kennedy Piping Festival (Live Recordings CD), Alan Lomax Archive (Columbia Library of Folk and Primitive Music CD), Pavee Point Travellers Education Centre (Whisht, Keepers of the Flame, The Raineys, and Songs of the Irish Travellers CDs), Cherry Lane Productions (From Shore to Shore DVD), Ward Irish Music Archives, Milwaukee (The Francis O'Neill Cylinders CD, booklet and website), Cló Iar-Chonnachta (Leabhar Mór na nAmhrán), etc. (see also our online shop).

Cooperative publications

Cooperative Projects Image
Con Cassidy as featured in the Northern Fiddler Exhibition