Collection comprises videos on VHS and Vidoe8 taken at the International Folk Song and Ballad Seminar and various other occasions with the Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle; sound recordings on cassette tape of Inishowen Community Radio programmes, cassette tapes of other domestic field recordings; various non-commerical sound recordings on CD-R and nearly 700 images related to Jimmy McBrides activities in Donegal.
This collection focuses primarily on music and song from the Irish Traveller community recorded around County Dublin between 1965 and 1971. Materials in this collection include reel-to-reel tapes, 1 commercial LP, and notes about recordings in two jotter notebooks and loose-leaf paper.
Collection comprises a single reel-to-reel tape featuring commercial recordings compiled by Gerry O'Donnell for a thesis on Irish traditional music completed in 1978 and live recordings of Fermanagh music. The live music was not recorded by Gerry O'Donnell.
This collection comprises recordings compiled by Peadar O'Loughlin and loaned to ITMA for copying. The cassette tape features Paddy Murphy on concertina and the reel-to-reel tape features Séamus Ennis on the pipes along with various other performers.
Collection of audio recordings, personal papers, manuscripts, ephemera, music transcriptions and notation, news cuttings and photographs, relating to the life and work of the collector Hugh Shields. The sound recordings were made chiefly across Ulster in the period 1966–81.
The ITMA Field and Studio Recordings fonds comprises audio and video recordings taken by ITMA staff since the founding of the archive in 1987. ITMA actively seeks to record traditional music and dance in the field in order to be able to trace how it has developed across the country. Recordings include annual music festivals and conferences, one-off events, concerts and sessions, and interviews and studio recordings taken onsite at ITMA's premises on Merrion Square. It is expected that this is collection will expand continually over the coming years.
Collection comprises reel-to-reel tape recordings made by Robin Morton chiefly across Ulster in the 1960s and 1970s. The recordings feature traditional music performances (songs, tunes and dances) by a wide variety of musicians and singers.