Printed Materials, June 2005

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, May–June 2005


Boyce, Jackie, ed., Songs of the County Down, Ballyhay Books, Donaghadee, Co Down, 2004. 285 pp. ISBN 1 900935 44 9 (pb.)

Buckley, Ann, ‘Music in Prehistoric and Medieval Ireland’ in Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, ed., A New History of Ireland 1. Prehistoric and Early Ireland, Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 744-811. ISBN 0 19 821737 4 (hb.)

Doherty, Liz, ed., Dinny McLaughlin. From Barefoot Days: A Life of Music, Song and Dance in Inishowen, Druid Publications Letterkenny, Co Donegal, 2005. 202 pp. ISBN 0 9536525 4 8 (pb.)

Garvey, Máire McDonnell, ed., Collection of Traditional Irish Dance Music Edited and Bowed Scientifically for the Violin also 26 Original Compositions… Arranged for Piano or Violin by P.J. Giblin, facsimile edition of third ed. (1933), Garvey, Dublin, 2005. iv+84 pp (pb.)

Gleason, Angela, articles on ‘Entertainment’ (pp. 154-5) and ‘Music’ (pp. 346-8) in Seán Duffy, ed., Medieval Ireland. An Encyclopedia, Routledge, New York & London, 2005. ISBN 0 415 94052 4 (hb.)

Hanly, Mick, Wish Me Well: Notes on My Sleeve, Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 2005. 198 pp. ISBN 0 7171 3890 9 (pb.). Musical autobiography

Herlihy, John, Footsteps, Fiddles, Flagstones & Fun, Comhaltas Craobh Chill Chuimín, Killarney, Co Kerry, 2004. 219 pp. ISBN 0 9549299 0 X (pb.). Description of local music

Sands, Tommy, The Songman. A Journey in Irish Music, Lilliput Press, Dublin, 2005. xiv + 266 pp. ISBN 1 84351 063 4 (pb.). Musical autobiography

Taaffe, Brendan, ‘Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh: Music at a Local Level’, in Fiddler Magazine vol. 12, no 2 (N.S., Canada, Spring 2005), pp.22-5. Interview with Dublin fiddle etc. player