Acquisitions, November 2013

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

Frank Harte Near Fm001

Music manuscript belonging to Doney Relihan, Kilcara, Duagh, Co Kerry.  Donated by Máire McGinn, Dublin

Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings related to the Gorey Fleadh, and scans of financial accounts from the Gorey Fleadh, 1962, donated by Seán Lacey, Gorey, Co Wexford

Collection of early 20th-century 78rpm traditional & popular music sound recordings and late 20th-century traditional music posters.  Donated by Len Graham & Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, Armagh

148 books, mostly 20th-century, relating to Irish traditional music. Donated by RTÉ Libraries

Collection of 20th-century commercial sound recordings. Donated by Marianne Cosgrave, Mercy Congregational Archives

Collection of Clare traditional music posters.  Donated by Clare County Arts Office

DVD of 1979 BBC TV programme 'Open Door' on West London Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. Donated by Nick Walker, London

Cassette tapes of flute playing by Tom Ginley and Mick Woods, 1970s; CD of Roger Sherlock, flute, Sean Maguire, fiddle, & Josephine Keegan, piano. Donated by Josephine Keegan, Armagh

CD copy of 2013 Near FM 3 part radio documentary on Dublin singer & collector Frank Harte; the Frank Harte Festival & An Góilín Traditional Singing Club.  Donated by Paul Loughran, producer, editor & presenter

ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations and other help from the following people and organisations:  Mary Bergin, John Canty, Celtic Note, Claddagh Records, Contemporary Music Centre, Declan Coyne, Seán Donnelly, Graham Dixon, Martin Dowling, Star Edwards, Ensemble Ériu, Davy Joe Fallon, Gabriel Fitzmaurice, Carmel Gunning, Brian Harten, Dick Hogan, Ionad Cultúrtha, Irish Music Magazine, Paul Loughran NEAR Fm, Louth County Council, Darren Lynch, Máire McGinn, Joe McGowan, Musicians' Union of Ireland, NPU, An tAthair Seán Ó Coinn, Pádraig Ó Macháin, Pádraig Ó Baoill, Colm O'Siochain, RTÉ Libraries, Noel Ryan, Lisa Shields, SIPTU, Colm Jenny Spencer, Richard Spencer, Jack Talty, Trad Noise Trio, Margaret Walsh, Yorkshire Traditional Song Weekend team