Acquisitions, May 2013

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

John McCarthy of Cappamore, Ireland: his Irish traditional music manuscripts 1876–1912: collected from the Cappamore/Silvermines area.  Draft research compiled by Noel McCarthy, grandson of John McCarthy.  Donated by Noel McCarthy

CD copies of twelve-part radio series The Travelling people: their story in music & song, researched & presented by Jimmy McBride on Inishowen Community Radio.  Donated by Jimmy McBride

Retrospective: a visual celebration of the life and works of Armagh painter JB Vallely / text by Fintan Vallely  Belfast: Creative NRG, 2008. ISBN 9780955527913  342 pp. Limited edition.  Donated by JB Vallely

Sixty-nine cassette tapes of audio recordings made by Luke Cheevers at the Goilín Singers Club, 1983–2000.  Donated by Luke Cheevers

Two framed photographs of P.W. Joyce, including one with his wife.  Donated by his grandson, Robert Dwyer-Joyce

Collection of 20th-century printed Irish & international song books & EP.  Donated by Fergus Russell

Items of English-published sheet music on Irish themes. Donated by Terry Moylan


ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations and other help from the following people and organisations: John Buckley, Paul Clements, Cló Iar-Chonnacht, Henry Cunningham, Field Day, Gael Linn, Betty Harrigan, Helion & Co, Hodges Figgis, Terry Moylan, Seamus Sands, Janne Suits, Juhan (Juss) Suits, Isabel Toland, Fintan Vallely, The West Ocean String Quartet