Ceol: A Journal of Irish Music. Volume 3

Ceol vol. 3, no 1, September 1967

p. 1Editorial on a film of traditional music, new music director in RTÉ
p. 2 – Irish ballad singers and Irish street ballads / William Allingham
p. 16Index to foregoing / Hugh Shields
p. 20 – Ballads in Irish. Extract (1873) on singing of Ossianic poems
p. 21 – ‘The herring’. Song / Breandán Breathnach
p. 23 – The man and his music. Johnnie Maguire, whistle / Breandán Breathnach
p. 29 – Correspondence. A. L. Lloyd on the need for an Irish folk music archive: Kevin Brennan on same: Séamus Ennis on ‘Cailín Ó cois tSiúre’: Hugh Shields correcting a misprint
p. 31 – Reviews. P. Ó hUallacháin and B. Titley, Geantraí na hÉireann (Breandán Breathnach). J. Hewitt ed., The poems of William Allingham (Hugh Shields). Records: Paddy Tunney, The Irish edge (P.Ó M.) [Pádraic Ó Máille], Dominic Behan, Joe Heaney etc., From Erin's green shore (Hugh Shields.)

Ceol vol. 3, no 2, April 1968

p. 33Editorial on music in RTÉ
p. 34 – Hand's Irish street ballads. Description of a penny book / Thomas Wall
p. 37 – Struggler Tavern, Theatre Royal. Extracts (1821) on uilleann piping
p. 38 – ‘Máirseáil Alasdruim’ 1. Study of a piping battle-piece / Breandán Breathnach
p. 43 – New music. Extract (1780) advertising music publications
p. 44 – Songs from County Wexford / Hugh Shields
p. 52 – Seafóid. Request for verses sung to dance tunes
p. 53 – An t-amhránaí. Seán Ó Conaire. Biography and songs / Breandán Breathnach
p. 59 – ‘Bring down the lamp’. Review of television programme / Breandán Breathnach
p. 60 – In memoriam Jack Wade / Breandán Breathnach
p. 61 – Reviews. Records: Dolly Mac Mahon, Dolly (Douglas Sealy); Frank Harte, Dublin street songs. James N. Healy etc., Songs and music of Cork and Kerry; James N. Healy etc., Ballads from the pubs of Ireland (Hugh Shields). J. N. Healy ed., The Mercier book of Irish ballads 1 (G.-D. Z) [Georges-Denis Zimmermann]. Folk Directory 1968 (Breandán Breathnach). Record: Bunclody Ceili Band etc., The rambles of Kitty.

Ceol vol. 3, no 3, June 1969

p. 65Editorial on founding of Na Píobairí Uilleann
p. 66 – Two songs / Seán Corcoran
p. 71 – The dancing master 1 / Breandán Breathnach
p. 73 – By the roadside. On singing in Irish / W. B. Yeats
p. 74Extract (1689) on harping and singing
p. 75Photograph of uilleann pipers at founding of NPU 1968
p. 76 – Na Píobairí Uilleann. On the new society of uilleann pipers / Breandán Breathnach
p. 78 – Montrose music. Criticism of television programmes of traditional music / Breandán Breathnach
p. 79 – ‘Máirseáil Alasdruim’ 2. Study of a piping battle-piece / Breandán Breathnach
p. 86 – The myth of the 20th century. Extract (1969) on the alleged role of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in collecting Irish music
p. 87 – The man and his music. Paddy Taylor, fute / Breandán Breathnach
p. 91 – An t-amhránaí. Translation of songs from Seán Ó Conaire in previous issue / Seán Corcoran
p. 93 – Reviews. Records: various, Folk songs of Great Britain 1-2 (Hugh Shields); The Valley Folk, All the bells in Paradise (D.S.) [Douglas Sealy]; various, Seoda Ceoil; various, Grand airs of Connemara (P. O M.) [Pádraic Ó Máille]. Folk music journal I iii (D.S.) [Douglas Sealy]. R.E. Lingenfelter etc. ed., Songs of the American West (B.M.) [Bill Meek]

Ceol vol. 3, no 4, March 1970

p. 97Editorial on progress of Ceol
p. 98 – The man and his music. Micko Russell, flute / Breandán Breathnach
p. 103 – The Valley of St. Colmcille. Songs from Glencolumbkille / Hugh Shields
p. 116 – The dancing master 2 / Breandán Breathnach
p. 119 – ‘The Scotch song made to the Irish jig’. The earliest known Irish jig / Declan F. Townsend
p. 120 – Reac do chláirseach, ceannaigh piob. Extract (1969) on the decline of the Irish harp / Joan Rimmer
p. 121 – Hardiman the fiddler. Criticism of RTÉ's attitude to traditional music / Seán Ó Corcoráin
p. 123 – Reviews. J. Calder, George Petrie and the ancient music of Ireland (E.G.). J. Ashton, Modern street ballads, ed. L. Shepard. J. Lilly, A collection of seventy-nine black-letter ballads... (Hugh Shields). A. L. Lloyd, Folk song in England (S. O C.) [Seán Ó Corcoráin]. Imir agus abair (Dubhghlas Sealy). Records: various, The folk songs of Great Britain 3; Mrs Sarah Makem, Ulster ballad singer.