Acquisitions, March 2017

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

174 commercial LPs & 92 cassettes of twentieth century Irish traditional music. Risteárd de Barra bequest.

93 video files & 1 thesis about concertina music and styles. Donated by Imelda Connolly.

21 reel to reel tapes of Irish traditional music featuring Aggie Whyte. Donated / Loaned for copying by Michael Harrison.

Photographs, notebooks, letters, ephemera and newspaper cuttings relating to the Graignamanagh Céilí Band, along with a commercial LP and a non-commercial cassette recording of the band. Loaned for copying by Peter O'Leary.

Collection of song manuscripts, typescripts, sheet music & booklets by Stan Ó Briain (1906-67), singer, choirmaster, broadcaster. Donated by Conall O'Brien with additions from Peter Gerrard. 

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: Nicholas Carolan, Johnny Gray, Howard Marshall, Linda King, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Séamus O'Grady, Jim Rees, Larry Ward, Alan Woods.