Acquisitions, May 2017

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

228 digital photographs of the Willie Clancy Summer School, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare taken by Tony Kearns. Donated by Tony Kearns

Brendan Behan typescript & file relating to ballad singer and song collector Donagh MacDonagh. Donated by Niall MacDonagh

3 black & white 1960s images of Irish musicians in London including Luke Kelly. Digital copies donated by Jim McLean.

Copy of The Irish Song Book edited by Alfred Perceval Graves. Owned and annotated by Charlie Mc Gee (AKA Charlie McGee and his Gay Guitar, popular 1950s national and international performer from Derry). Donated by Madeleine McEleney

Correspondence & photograph relating to Margaret Barry, 1970s and other US related ephemera. Donated by Dan Milner.

Printed Programme, The Irish Roadshow, Al Mouhawis, Saudi Arabia, 1993. Digital copy donated by Martin Murphy.

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:  Peter Browne, David Hegarty, Justin Houlihan, Robin James Hurt, Ciarán Mac Aibhistín, Brendan McMorrow, Terry Moylan, Kate O'Dwyer, Liam O'Connor & Alan Woods.