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Irish Traditional Music Collection
Trad Category - Air Traditional
Trad Category - Barndance
Trad Category - Hornpipe
Trad Category - Jig
Trad Category - Reel
Trad Category - Set Dance
Trad Category - Slip Jig
 Berimbau  Bodhrán  Bones  Bouzouki

 Button Accordion  Ciblon  Concertina

 Double Bass  Drum Traditional  Fiddle

 Flute  Guitar  Harmonica  Harmonium

 Harp  Keyboard  Mandolin  Piano

 Spoons  Tabla  Tin Whistle

 Uilleann Pipes  Vocal (Lilting)
 Clare Trad Music Videos

Introduction:
 Aim & acknowledgements
 Features and how to use them

Articles:
 Traditional Music in County Clare by Niall Keegan
 Clare: the Heartland of the Irish Concertina by Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin
 Petrie and the Music of Clare by Brendan Breathnach
 The House of Music by David Pierce
 Doolin – Traditional Music Mecca by PJ Curtis (1994)
 It’s in the blood! A short history of the Kilfenora Céilí Band by their leader, John Lynch
 The Tulla Céilí Band by Barry Taylor
 The Tulla Céilidh Band: the Heart of the Tradition by Barry Taylor
 Laichtín Naofa Céilí Band (1954-1964)
 Music from a Timeless Place: John and Paddy Killourhy by Eugene Lambe

Traditional Music of Clare Jukebox

More Resources:

 Traditional music CDs available for borrowing at Clare County Library
 Books on Traditional music held by Clare County Library
 Photographs of Clare musicians in Foto, our online photo collection
 Local Songs (Ennistymon Festival of Traditional Singing)
 Micho’s Dozen (Ennistymon Festival of Traditional Singing)
 Micho Russell – a bibliography and discography
 Music PAL

Musicians:

Paddy Canny  Paddy Canny, Tulla (1919 – 2008)
Willie Clancy  Willie Clancy, Miltown Malbay (1918-1973)
Martin Junior Crehan  Martin Junior Crehan, Mullagh (1908-1998) by Ita Crehan
Elizabeth Crotty  Elizabeth Crotty, Kilrush (1885-1960)
Dan Furey  Dan Furey, Labasheeda (1909-1993)
Kitty Hayes  Kitty Hayes, Miltown Malbay (1926 - 2008)
P.J. Hayes  P.J. Hayes, Maghera (1921 – 2001)
Patrick Kelly  Patrick Kelly (1905-1976), Aeroplanes out of Scrapheaps: Patrick Kelly from Cree by Brendan Taaffe
Tom Lenihan  Tom Lenihan, Miltown Malbay (1905 – 1990)
Padraig O’Briain  Padraig O’Briain, Labasheeda (c.1773-1855)
Johnny Patterson  Johnny Patterson, the Rambler from Clare: The life of the 19th century Irish circus clown by Harry Bradshaw
Sean Reid  Seán Reid (1907 - 1978)
Russell Brothers  Micho (1915-1994), Gussie (1917-2004) and Pakie Russell (1920–1977), Doolin

External Links:

 Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
 Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann: County Clare
 Fleadh Nua, Ennis
 Irish Traditional Music Archive
 Roche Violins: Links to material on Clare Musicians
 The Session
 Tradconnect