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From the Bridge: A View of Irish Traditional Music in New York

  • NYC-277078
  • Collection
  • 1877-2022
This collection is made up of material which was collated for the microsite From the bridge: a view of Irish traditional music in New York which was launched in ITMA 29 June 2022.
The microsite was built on various resources, generously donated by people in New York and other places. All metadata for the material is available on the website (

Irish Traditional Music Archive

ITMA Field and Studio Recordings

  • IFSR-257210
  • Collection
  • 1992 - 2014
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.

Irish Traditional Music Archive

The Nellie Walsh Collection

  • NWA-18777
  • Collection
  • 1890s-1 August 1996
This collection of music books, manuscripts, correspondence and sheet music was created by Nellie Walsh mainly during her time as song columnist at the magazine 'Ireland's own.'

Walsh, Nellie, 1913-1997

Aidan O'Hara Collection

  • AOH-18693
  • Collection
  • 1975-1979
Collection comprises sound recordings, manuscript transcriptions of songs and interviews, images, and broadsheets, collected by Aidan O'Hara in areas of Irish settlement on the south shore of Newfoundland in the 1970s. This collection is unique to ITMA, some portions are duplicated in other archives and special collections in Ireland and North America.

O'Hara, Aidan, 1939-2023

Na Píobairí Uilleann Collection

  • NPU-18776
  • Collection
  • 1975 - 1990
Collection of field recordings on reel-to-reel tape and audio cassette made by Na Píobairí Uileann. Includes a number of recordings from the Bettystown Tionól from the years 1978-1990 and a piping performance presented by Tom Munelly in Kiltegan, County Wicklow in 1975.

Na Píobairí Uilleann

Liam O'Flynn Collection

  • LOF-255502
  • Fonds
  • 1970s-2019
Collection contains printed items, manuscripts, sounds recordings, video recordings and photographs donated by the family of Liam O'Flynn.

O'Flynn, Liam, 1945-2018

Mick O'Connor Collection

  • MOC-258273
  • Collection
  • 1968 - 1977
Collection comprises reel-to-reel tapes featuring off-air dubs of RTÉ radio programmes, dubs of commerical material, edited dubs of material recorded by John Brennan in the US, and other domestic and field recordings of traditional Irish musicians.

O'Connor, Mick

Alen MacWeeney Collection

  • AMW-18694
  • Collection
  • 1965 - 1971
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.

MacWeeney, Alen

Geordie McIntyre Collection

  • GMI-18734
  • Collection
  • 1963 - 1965
Collection of reel-to-reel tapes featuring traditional musicians and singers recorded in Donegal and Scotland. Includes performances recorded in Hughie McGovern's Pub in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal; performances recorded in Hugh Gillespie's home in Ballybofey, Co. Donegal; and performances by Geordie McIntyre (singing), Joe Heaney (singing)and Pat McNulty (pipes) recorded in Scotland.

McIntyre, Geordie

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