Acquisitions, May 2015

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

CD copies of reel-to-reel recordings made by Cairbre McCann in New York City, 1957, featuring Sean Maguire, Larry Redican, Louis Quinn and others. Donated by Cairbre McCann

Siamsa Tíre commercial sound recordings, LP & CDs. Donated by Tom Hanafin

Various items relating to the Graignamanagh Ceili Band. Donated by Peter O'Leary

Various items of sheet music & music books, mostly late 19th- / early 20th-century. Donated by Declan Moriarty

Items of early 19th-century Irish American sheet music. Donated by Dan Milner

Key notes: Irish dance music compositions in traditional style 1962–2015 / Sean Quinn, typescript. Donated by Sean Quinn

Large collection of current ephemera. Donated by Peter Browne

Musical correspondence of Dr Hugh Shields (1929–2008), manuscripts and typescripts. Donated by Lisa Shields

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:  Cló Iar-Chonnacht, Copperplate Consultants, Craobh Naithí, Marty Fahey of O'Brien International, the Library of the Royal Irish Academy, Tomás Mac Uileagóid, Alan Montgomery, Terry Moylan, Seán Ó hEarcáin, Alan O'Leary, Fergus Russell, Pamela Schweblin, & Bonnie Shaljean.