Printed Materials, October 2006

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, Sept.–Oct. 2006


Ahern, Pat, ‘Garry Walsh, Máire Breathnach, Dave Hennessy & Donal Clancy, Music Network Tour… Macroom, 21 May 2006’, in JMI. The Journal of Music in Ireland vol. 6, no 4 (July-Aug. 2006), p. 38. Review

Crotty, Angela, Martin Junior Crehan: Musical Compositions and Memories 1908-1998, Crotty, Lahinch 2006. 65 pp. (pb.)

Cullinane, John, Aspects of 170 Years Of Irish Dancing in Australia, Culllinane, Cork 2006. 209 pp. (pb.)

Faulkner, James Donal, A Piper in Brazil ‘Edition 5’, Faulkner, no place of pub. 2006. 334 pp. ISBN 1 4116 6811 1 (pb.). Memoir

Fitzmaurice, Gabriel, Beat the Goatskin till the Goat Cries: Notes from a Kerry Village, Mercier Press, Cork 2006. 191 pp. ISBN 1 85635 500 4 (pb.). Essays including music activity

Flatley, Michael, & Douglas Thompson, My Story: Lord of the Dance, Sidgwick & Jackson, London 2006. 322 pp. ISBN 0 283 07042 0 (hb.)

Goddard, Sean, ‘The Rakes’ Progress’ in EDS: English Dance and Song vol. 68, no 2, Summer 2006, pp. 16-18. Music group

Grasso, Elliot, ‘Taking Apart Your [Uilleann] Piping Part 2’ in The Pipers’ Review. Iris na bPíobairí vol. 25, no 3 (Summer 2006), pp.18-20

Harker, Lesl, 300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty, Harker, New Jersey 2005. 119 pp. (pb.). From flute player

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, The Scribe: The Life and Works of James O’Neill, Drumlin Publications, Manorhamilton 2006. 190 pp. ISBN 1-873437-33-1 (pb.). Northern fiddle player in Chicago

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, ‘Patrick Haly. The Gentleman Piper of Ballyshannon’ in An Píobaire vol. 4, no 56 (July), pp. 23-27

Moylan, Terry, ‘Music at Hi-Res: Traditional Music’ in JMI as above, pp. 18-21. Review of CDs Notes from the Heart (Mulcahy Family, Cló Iar-Chonnachta) and Buille (Niall & Caoimhín Vallely & Paul Meehan, Vertical)

O’Brien Jnr, John, Festival Legends: Songs and Stories, Author House, Bloomington 2006. 373 pp. ISBN 1 4259 1738 0 (pb.)

Ó Laoire, Lillis, On a Rock in the Middle of the Ocean: Songs and Singers in Tory Island, Ireland, The Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland etc. 2005. 359 pp. ISBN 0-8108-5136-9 (hb.). With CD of Tory singers. Translation of author’s Creag i Lár na Farraige: Amhráin agus Amhránaithe I dToraigh (Cló Iar-Chonnachta 2002)

Ó Lionáird, Iarla, ‘Ó Riada’s Vision: Seán Ó Riada, the Cúil Aodha Choir and “Mo Ghile Mear”’, in JMI as above, p. 6-9

Ó Madagáin, Breandán, Caointe agus Seancheolta Eile: Keening and Other Old Irish Musics, Cló Iar-Chonnachta, Conamara 2005. 156 pp. ISBN 1-902420-97-7 (pb.). Reissue of hb.

Quinn, Toner, ‘Piping Aces: Na Píobairí Uilleann 39th Annual Tionól, Various Venues, Dublin, 25-28 May 2006’, in JMI as above, p. 16-17. Review

Shannon, Sharon, & Donogh Hennessey, The Sharon Shannon Book of Tunes, Daisy Music, Dublin 2006. 67 pp. ISBN 0 9542978 4 9 (pb.)

Smith, Sally K. Sommers, ‘See You at the Hall: Boston’s Golden Era of Irish Music and Dance by Susan Geduti… Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004…’ in New Hibernia Review: Írís Éireannach Nua: A Quarterly Record of Irish Studies, vol. 10, no 1 (Spring 2006), pp. 149-51. Review

Thompson, Kate, The New Policeman, Red Fox, Random House Children’s Books, London 2006. 407 pp. ISBN 0-099-45627-3 (pb.). Fiction