Latest

Recent Releases (27 September)
The Journal Of Music
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Local Boy, Alfi, Bára Gísladóttir and Skúli Sverrisson, Sorcha Richardson, Susan O'Neill, Trick Mist, The Quiet Club and crOw, John Smith and Lisa Hannigan, Farah Elle, Patrick Stefan, Ardú, Joshua Burnside,...
Concert & Festival Planner (26 September–2 October 2022)
The Journal Of Music
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday. ...
Delving Deep into the Tunes of Paddy Fahey
Adrian Scahill
Galway fiddle players Liz and Yvonne Kane have recently released their fourth duet album together, 'In Memory of Paddy Fahey'. Adrian Scahill reviews...

Latest Listings

A TOUCH OF SCOTLAND FEATURING BRANDON MCPHEE AND BAND
Concert
11 October The Everyman, Cork
Added by The Everyman
IAYO Chamber Music Workshops 2022
Workshop
19 November Newtown School, Waterford
Added by iayo
Let Me In and Mmanwu - Baptiste Programme readings at Smock Alley, Dublin Theatre Festival
Play
7 October Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
Added by JSPR
Black Magnolia and Mama Don’t Lie - Baptiste Programme readings at Dublin Theatre Festival
Play
30 September Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
Added by JSPR
Christmas Concert with John Rutter
Concert
18 December Winchester College Chapel

News

Recent and Forthcoming Irish Books (September 2022)
A round-up of recent and forthcoming music books including a collection of music for the uilleann pipes from Na Píobairí Uilleann, a new edition of The Irish Harper from Máire Ní...
Recent Releases (27 September)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Local Boy, Alfi, Bára Gísladóttir and Skúli Sverrisson, Sorcha Richardson, Susan O'Neill...
Concert & Festival Planner (26 September–2 October 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.

Reviews

Delving Deep into the Tunes of Paddy Fahey
Galway fiddle players Liz and Yvonne Kane have recently released their fourth duet album together, 'In Memory of Paddy Fahey'. Adrian Scahill reviews.
Starting with Intent
Music Network's first tour of the autumn season began with Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Cormac de Barra and Mark Redmond at the Sugar Club in Dublin on 14 September. James Camien McGuiggan reviews.
Conversations with the Past
On 11 September, the Irish Traditional Music Archive hosted a gala concert at the National Concert Hall with a range of musicians and dancers who have featured in its Drawing from the Well series. Brendan Finan reviews.

Articles

Cultural Treasures Bound up with Barbarism
Martin Dowling
The Irish Traditional Music Archive has recently published 'The Forde Collection: Irish Traditional Music from the William Forde Manuscripts' edited by Nicholas Carolan and Caitlín Uí Éigeartaigh, a hugely important collection of over 900 transcriptions of Irish tunes and song-airs from the 1840s. Martin Dowling reviews.
‘Confusing the Discourse’ – Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Not Be Sponsoring the Arts
The sponsorship by Flogas of the Galway International Arts Festival raises a number of questions about what is appropriate sponsorship for the arts, writes Toner Quinn.
Unofficial Music History
A new book by Kate Molleson, 'Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century', explores the work of ten composers who have been left out of standard musical histories. Mark Fitzgerald reviews...
A Generation Without Hope
In the music of today, you can hear the hopelessness of today's youth as they face a catalogue of dark, gloomy issues, writes Shannon McNamee...

From the Archive

The Making of Irish Traditional Music
Niall Keegan
The Making of Irish Traditional Music Helen O’Shea Cork University Press (2008)
Jun 1, 2009
Music in 17th and 18th Century Dublin: Part 2
Douglas Gunn
In the second part of his survey of music in 17th and 18th century Dublin, Douglas Gunn looks at music publishers, instrument makers, and composers Richard Woodward and Philip...
Mar 1, 2003
Live Reviews: Benjamin Dwyer: Twelve Études
Rob Casey
Benjamin Dwyer, (guitar) / Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin / 8 June 2008
Sep 1, 2008

Latest Events

A TOUCH OF SCOTLAND FEATURING BRANDON MCPHEE AND BAND
Concert
11 October The Everyman, Cork
Added by The Everyman
IAYO Chamber Music Workshops 2022
Workshop
19 November Newtown School, Waterford
Added by iayo
Let Me In and Mmanwu - Baptiste Programme readings at Smock Alley, Dublin Theatre Festival
Play
7 October Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
Added by JSPR
Black Magnolia and Mama Don’t Lie - Baptiste Programme readings at Dublin Theatre Festival
Play
30 September Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
Added by JSPR
Christmas Concert with John Rutter
Concert
18 December Winchester College Chapel

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Age & Opportunity Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency Award 2022
Funding
29 September Tyrone Guthrie Centre
Added by Bealtaine2022
Second Flute
Job
17 October London Symphony Orchestra
Assistant Editor – Penguin Workshop
Job
10 October Penguin Random House, New York
Production Manager (part-time)
Job
3 October New Island Books
Member of the Board of RTÉ
Job
28 September RTÉ

Upcoming Events

Stevie Appleby & Special Guest J. Smith
Concert
27 September Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Added by paviliontheatre
Dirty Jazz Club
Concert
28 September The Linenhall Arts Centre
Added by Jennifer Magee
Miscellany of Folk
Concert
28 September On the Pig's Back Deli, St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Douglas West, Cork
Added by Maryannick
Other Voices: Bringing It All Back Home
Concert
29 September UCC
Added by Journal of Music
Chamber Choir Ireland presents Tchaikovsky's Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Concert
29 September Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
Added by acuthbert

Upcoming Deadlines

Member of the Board of RTÉ
Job
28 September RTÉ
Digital Producer
Job
28 September Dumbworld Ltd
Added by Rhian Cooper
Luminosa Auditions 2022
Audition
28 September Luminosa String Orchestra, Galway
Added by Journal of Music
Writer in Residence
Course
29 September Maynooth University
Writer Fellow
Call for Submissions
29 September Trinity College Dublin
Writer in Residence
Call for Submissions
29 September University College Cork
Writer in Residence
Call for Submissions
29 September University of Galway
Writer in Residence
Call for Submissions
29 September Dublin City University
Writer in Residence
Call for Submissions
29 September University College Dublin

Funding

Arts and Inclusion Commissions 2022 29 September Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Arts and Inclusion Commissions 2022 29 September Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Bernadette Greevy Bursary for Singers 29 September Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall
Open Call 29 September The Arts Council