Cullinane Archive Collection to be housed in ITMA

ITMA is delighted to announce that the Irish dance multimedia collection created by Dr John P. Cullinane over the last ?? years will be housed in the Irish Traditional Music Archive thanks to a collaboration between CLRG, Dr John Cullinane and ITMA.

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Dr John Cullinane, Cork, July 2021

The Cullinane Archive Collection (CAC) is an extensive multimedia collection of material relating to the history of Irish dance compiled by John Cullinane over his lifetime. The collection includes: published books and periodicals, academic theses, non-commercial sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, historical documents, newspaper clippings, ephemera (event programmes, posters, flyers etc.) and artefacts (including costume items, medals, etc.). The collection is currently located in Cork city.

In July 2021 Dr John Cullinane donated his collection to An CoThe first transfer of materials from the Cullinane Archive Collection (CAC) has taken place been received by ITMA as it embarks on the preservation, organisation and dissemination of this wonderful collection of Irish dance materials on behalf of An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG).