Traditional Irish Music
A Chairde/ Dear Friends, Today is the centenary of the death on 7 January 1914 of Patrick Weston Joyce (1827–1914), the Co Limerick educationalist, popular historian and writer on Irish placenames, and one of the great collectors of Irish traditional music.
To mark the occasion, and to make Joyce's published and unpublished work on Irish music freely available and better known, the Irish Traditional Music Archive launches today the PW Joyce Irish Music Microsite here.
This new online microsite, part of the ITMA website www.itma.ie, currently contains
Further sections will be added to the microsite at intervals during the course of this Joyce centenary year of 2014.
The Staff of the Irish Traditional Music Archive / Taisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann
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