Printed Materials, January 2016

Recently published books, articles & theses in Irish traditional music, January 2016

Accardi, Dan, 'Irish fiddling: the slippery slopes of slides', in Fiddler magazine vol. 22, no 4 (winter 2015−16), pp. 42−43

Anderson, Kevin, 'On Irish music', Irish pages. Duillí Éireann: a journal of Irish contemporary writing vol. 9, no 1 (2015), pp. 192–200

Browner, Gerry, 'Old Australian piping news' in An píobaire vol. 11, no [5] (Dec. 2015), pp. 26−29

Clinton, Ruth, This fearless maid: Howth Singing Circle Young Singer in Residence Dublin: Howth Singing Circle, 2015. [vi]+47 pp. (pbk.)

Conger, Andrea, 'ITMA: Irish Traditional Music Archive' in Yearbook for traditional music vol. 47 (2015), 234–235. Review of ITMA website

Donnelly, Seán, 'The Liberator's piper: Pádraig a' Chasúir Ó Súilleabháin' in The Kerry magazine no 26 (2015), pp. 12–13

Foley, Catherine E., ‘Cultural tourism, Meitheal, and re-presentation of heritage: traditional step dancing and Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland’ in Yearbook for traditional music as above, pp. 141–160

Irwin, Colin, 'The Greeking of the Irish' in Froots no 390 (December 2015), pp. 24−29. Andy Irvine on the integration of the Greek bouzouki into Irish traditional music

Johnston, Roy, & Declan Plummer, The musical life of nineteenth-century Belfast Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2015. 400 pp. ISBN 9780754663256 (hbk.)

Katarinčić, Ivana, 'Catherine E. Foley, Step dancing in Ireland: culture and history ' in Yearbook for traditional music as above, pp. 201−203. Review article

Keegan, Niall, 'The Star of the Folk Revival' in Journal of music (4 November 2015). Online article

Lambkin, Brian, 'Blathmac's Bithchuíniu: "perpetual keening" and migration', in Pádraig Ó Riain ed., The poems of Blathmac son of Cú Brettan: reassessments, London: Irish Texts Society, 2015, ISBN 9780957566149, pp. 119–55

Lyons, Peter, 'Seanchas: my experiences with uilleann pipes' in An píobaire as above, pp. 24–25

Mac Aoidh, Caoimhín, 'The hidden note: it just came to me' in Fiddler magazine as above, pp. 40−41

McCann, Jim, & Wendy Shea, illustrator, An obstacle confusion: the wonderful world of Barney McKenna Dublin: Liberties Press, 2015. 114 pp. ISBN 9781910742150 (hbk.)

Mac Gearailt, Breandán, 'Amhráin agus ceol a bhaineann le Cogadh na Talún' in Ceiliuradh an Bhlaoscaid no 17 (2014), pp.90−103. Songs and poetry relating to the Land war

McLaughlin, Dermot, Audit of traditional music sector in Northern Ireland Belfast: Arts Council of Northern Ireland, October 2015, 71 pp. Online report

Mac Mánuis, Clement, Éamonn Ó Gallchobhair 1900−1982: annotated catalogue of his musical works Thesis (MA): Dundalk Institute of Technology, 2009. 

Mac Mathúna, Liam, 'Muintir Neachtain, an nua-aoiseacht agus dúchas Gaelach Bhaile Átha Cliath' in Dublin historical record vol. 68, no 2 (autumn–winter 2015), pp. 206–25

Murphy, John, 'Remembered: Pádraig Ó Muineacháin (1935–2014)' in An píobaire as above, p. 23. Obituary

Murphy, Johnny, Donnchadh MacSuibhne = Denis Sweeney: a Master's collection Ballycastle, Glens of Antrim: Clachan Publishing, 2015. [iii], ix+104 pp. (pbk.)

Ni Bhriain, Orfhlaith, 'Step dancing in Ireland: culture and history, Catherine E. Foley (Ashgate) ; The Irish dancing: cultural politics and identities 1900–2000, Barbara O'Connor (Cork University Press) in History Ireland vol. 23, no 6 (Nov−Dec 2015), p. 63. Review article

Ní Chonaill, Eibhlín Dubh, translated to Spanish by David Barnwell & Carmen Rodríguez Alonso, Llanto por la muerte de Art Ó Laoire: Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoire [S.l.]: Nuascealta, 2014. [viii]+81 pp. ISBN 9781503217379 (pbk.)

Ní Chonghaile, Deirdre, 'Róisín Dubh: mar a chruthaigh Seán Ó Riada aintiún an Éirí Amach', COMHARTaighde 1, 2015. Online article

Ní Chualáin, Aingeal, 'Feidhm na hamhránaíochta agus an damhsa i luath-shaothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain', COMHARTaighde 1, 2015. Online article

Ní Mhunghaile, Lesa, ed., Amhráin na Midhe, cuid a haon, le hÉnrí Ó Muirgheasa: athchóiriú agus aistriúcháin le Lesa Ní Mhunghaile, Co Meath: Cumann Seandálaíochta agus Staire na Mí i gcomhar le Meitheal an Oir-Thuaiscirt, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, agus Fóram Oidhreachta Chontae na Mí, 2015, xlix+338 pp., ISBN 978-0-9934153-0-2 (pbk.). New edition with translations into English of 1933 collection of song texts

Ó Baoighill, Pádraig, File náisiúnta na hAlban Rabbie Burns: an nasc le hÉirinn Baile Átha Cliath: Coiscéim, 2015. xii+439 pp. (pbk.)

Ó Drisceoil, Proinsias, 'Mediae Noctis Consilium — céadfhoilsiú Cúirt an Mheán Oíche le Brian Merriman', COMHARTaighde 1, 2015. Online article

Ó Laoire, Lillis, 'Emotion and song as Gaeilge' in Irish pages as above, pp. 201–10

O'Neill, Charles, ed., The floating feather: Irish traditional music from County Kilkenny. Kilkenny: Charles O'Neill, 2015. ISBN 978-0-9934893-0-3, ii+61 pp.

Parfitt, Richard, '“Oh, what matter, when for Erin dear we fall?”: music and Irish nationalism, 1848–1913' in Irish Studies Review vol. 23, no 4 (2015), pp. 480–494. Online article

Rowsome, Caitríona, 'Castle Fogarty and the O'Ffogerty harp' in An cruitire vol. 2, no 1 (Dec 2015), pp. 25–27. Online newsletter

Toland, Grace, 'Packie Manus Byrne (1917–2015)' in Folk music journal: the journal of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library vol. 11, no 1 (2016), pp. 112–113. Obituary

Vallely, Fintan, 'Traditional music and Irish society: historical perspectives, Martin Dowling (Ashgate 2014)' in Folk music journal as above, pp. 88−90. Review article

Wood, Peter, The green linnet: Napoleonic songs from the French Wars to the present day England: Peter Wood, 2015. vi+173 pp. ISBN 9780957618756 (pbk.)