Acquisitions, January 2015

Some items of interest acquired by the Archive within the last two months


Rab Cherry donation of various issues of The strad violin magazine, 2011–2014

Keith Donald donation of 3 studio master reel-to-reel recordings of singer and banjo player Pecker Dunne

Des Garvin donation of four DVDs containing audio and video recordings of fiddle player John McGirr (1918–2008), and video recordings of North Connaught musicians including Peter Horan, Paddy Mills and Joe Carey

Sylvia Moore donation of 10 reel-to-reel tapes containing domestic field recordings recorded in Spiddal, Co Galway, in the early 1960s

Caitríona Ní Chuív donation of various books, sheet music, and manuscript song materials, 19th and early 20th cent.

Fintan Vallely donation of various publications & ephemera.


ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations of materials (CDs, printed items, visual items, etc.) and other help and information from the following people and organisations: Stan Adamson, Clare Austin, Cormac Begley, Séamus Begley, Áine Bird, Bohola, Yvonne Bolton, David Bremner, Caladh Nua, Darragh Carey-Kennedy, Jim Carroll, Ceol Productions, Clare Arts Office, Alan Corsini, Kate Crossan, Henry Cunningham, Francey Devine, Ciarán Forbes, Eric Fraad, Gael Linn, Adrian Gebruers, Dan Gurney, Heresy Records, Alan Jordan, Jimmy Keane, Tony Kearns, Kevin Madden, Ann Lyons Lynch, Siobhán Mulcahy, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Mick O'Brien, Maitiú Ó Casaide, Marius Ó hEarcáin, Anne-Marie O’Farrell, Kieran O'Hare, Old Bridge Music, Caitríona O’Leary, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Finola Ó Siochrú, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Oisín Mac Diarmada, Pat Mackenzie, Sean Moloney, Alan Montgomery, Musical Ireland, Niamh Ní Charra, Open the Door for Three, Fr Seán Quinn, Ré, Mark Redmond, Enda Scahill, Noel Shine & Mary Greene, Gaie Stewart, Jack Talty, Tunes in the Church, The Voice Squad, We Banjo 3, The Yanks.