Acquisitions, January 2016

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

Two 19th-century songbooks. Donated by Maura Harkin

19th-century English & Irish songbooks, and various publications relating to music in Northern Ireland. Donated by Dermot McLaughlin

Collection of 20th-century Irish & English song & instrumental books. Donated by Fachtna Ó Drisceoil

Various songbooks relating to Newfoundland. Donated by Marie Stamp

Multimedia Irish traditional music and song education packs published by St Mary's College Belfast.  Donated by Sean Quinn

Collection of digital photographs relating to James McMahon, Roslea, Co. Fermanagh. Donated by Rose McMahon

Large multimedia collection of Irish and Scottish commercial and non-commercial traditional music, including reel-to-reel tapes; 45 rpm discs; 78 rpm discs; photographs and postcards. Donated by Reg Hall

Copy of the Garvin Manuscript, mid-19th-century Irish music manuscript of mixed popular and traditional music, 68 pp. Donated by Terry Moylan, NPU

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: Dougal Adams, John Blake, Malachy Bourke, Nicholas Carolan, Luke Cheevers, Ruth Clinton, Anthony Coen, Paddy Cummins, Clíona Doris, Mary Friel, Marius Harkin, Elaine Hogan, Tomofumi Inoue, Ruben Keane, Jeremy Kearney, Library of the Royal Irish Academy, Dermot McLaughlin, Clement Mac Mánuis, Lorcán Mac Mathúna, John Moulden, An tAthair Seán Ó Coinn, Jacki O'Connor, Kieran O'Hare, Colleen Raney, Jerry O'Reilly, Michael Reshetnik, Niall Vallely & Rolf Wagels.