Acquisitions, January 2017

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

187 reel-to-reel tapes & 55 audio cassettes of field recordings made by Barry Taylor, with digital copies; photographs; posters; printed & manuscript items. Collected and donated by Barry Taylor.

Digital scans of Irish music pages published by Francis O'Neill in Chicago 1903–1924; stained glass window, 'The Living Tradition' commissioned by John Loesberg from west Cork-based artist Geoff Greenham on theme of Irish music and formerly displayed in The Living Tradition shop, McCurtain St., Cork; and resin (?) statue of Irish harper by unknown sculptor. Donated by John Loesberg.

ITMA would especially like to thank this month all those who donated photographs, recordings and information for the 2016 ITMA Advent Calendar Ríogh-Mhná an Cheoil: Women in Irish Traditional Music.

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: Molly Bergin, Nicholas Carolan, Jane Cassidy, Mary Curry, Brian Doyle, Des Fagan, Gael Linn, Rita Gallagher, Piaras Hoban, Library of the Royal Irish Academy, Maurice Leydon, Dr Patrick MacDevitt and the Trustees of All Hallows College, Peadar Mac Gabhann, Fergal O'Brien, Rossa Ó Snodaigh, Pat Ryan, Terence Winch