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The Journal of Music is an online music magazine based in Ireland and read worldwide. Founded by musician Toner Quinn in 2000, it began as a bimonthly print publication and subsequently won the Utne Independent Press Award for Arts Coverage in Washington DC. In 2010, the Journal moved fully online and now has over two hundred thousand readers worldwide. The magazine covers a wide range of genres, particularly classical, contemporary, traditional, folk, indie, opera, electronic, jazz, improvised, and alternative popular music. The Journal has been supported by the Arts Council since its inception.

Editor: Toner Quinn
Assistant Editor: Shannon McNamee

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For our latest readership figures and rates, please email info [at]

We have two newsletters, daily and weekly. Sign up here.

Writing for the Journal of Music
If you are interested in writing reviews for us, please read our Reviewing Guidelines. 

Contact details
Phone the editor at +353-(0)86-8241309 or email both editors via editor [at]

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The Journal of Music has been supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon since its inception.

Company Information
The Journal of Music in Ireland Ltd T/A The Journal of Music
An Spidéal
Co. Galway
Email info [at]
Tel: 086-8241309

Registered in Ireland
Directors: Toner Quinn & Elizabeth Quinn
Company Registration No. 403113
VAT No. IE 9730159O 

As a funding client of the Arts Council, The Journal of Music is committed to implementing the Council’s Code of Governance. The Journal of Music is a trading name of The Journal of Music in Ireland Ltd, a company registered in An Spidéal, Co. Galway (No. 403113), and the company’s most recent accounts are here.