Latest News from the Irish Traditional Music Archive

Here is the latest listing from the Irish Traditional Music Archive of


Recent Publications and Acquisitions in Irish Traditional Music


up-to-date online discography, bibliography and filmography

The listing of publications contains recently published sound recordings, books, theses and articles, and serials.  All of the items listed are immediately available for reference, free of charge, to users of the Archive in its premises at 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. In addition, notice is given of other acquisitions that have been added to the Archive's collections and will be available when processed. Publishers are asked to send copies of new publications and publicity materials to ITMA at 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 ( for possible listing.




Also attached is a major addition to our PW Joyce Irish Music Microsite:
a section entitled 'Joyce's Ballad Sheets'


Two valuable scrapbooks belonging to Patrick Weston Joyce, into which he pasted some 770 ballad sheets acquired by him over years, probably from street sellers, are held in the Dublin City Library and Archive, Pearse St, Dublin 2. In a joint cooperative project, the Dublin City Library and Archive has facilitated ITMA staff in making digital copies of the scrapbooks, and have given permission for their facsimile publication here.



And also:


  • Thanks to ITMA Facebook reader Daniel Neely who has identified members of Dan Sullivan's Shamrock Band on our latest audio playlist photograph, available here.
  • Late-Night Opening: ITMA is now open every Thursday night until 8.00 pm.
  • Saturday Opening: Our next Saturday opening will be on Saturday 19 July 2014, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
  • Social Media: You can follow ITMA on Twitter @ITMADublin as well as on Facebook.
  • Digitised Materials: The ITMA is continuing with its existing bi-monthly programme of publishing new tranches of digitised materials which are available here.
  • On-Line Catalogue: Entries are available here.
  • Interactive Music Scores are available here.

And Arts Council opportunities:


With best wishes, 

The Staff of the Irish Traditional Music Archive / Taisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann 

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