Reading lists

A to E

  • Berry, James. Tales of the West of Ireland. Dublin (1966).
  • Blacking, John. How Musical is Man? Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press (1973).
  • Blankenhorn, V. S. Irish Song-Craft and Metrical Practice Since 1600. Lewiston, NY/Lampeter: Edwin Mellen Press (2003).
  • Breathnach, Ciara. The Congested Districts Board, 1891-1923. Dublin: Four Courts Press (2005).
  • Bodley, Seoirse. ‘Technique and Structure in Sean-nós Singing’, in Éigse Ceol Tíre (Irish Folk Music Studies) 1:44-54 (1973).
  • Bourke, Angela, cf. Partridge, Angela.
  • Bourke [Partridge], Angela. ‘Songs in English from the Conamara Gaeltacht’ in A. Clune, Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly. Miltown Malbay: Old Kilfarboy Society (2007), 43-58.
  • Boyle, Brendan. ‘Irish Music in Seattle’, Seattle Folklore Society Journal (Fall, 1984).
  • Breathnach, Breandán. Ceol agus Rince na hÉireann. Dublin (1989).
  • Breathnach, Breandán. Folk Music and Dances of Ireland. Dublin (1971).
  • Breathnach, Breandán. The Man & his Music: An Anthology of the Writings of Breandán Breathnach. Dublin: Na Piobairi Uileann (1996).
  • Breathnach, Breandán. ‘The Use of Notation In the Transmission of Irish Folk Music’. Ó Riada Memorial Lecture 1, Cork: Irish Traditional Music Society, U.C.C. (1986).
  • Breathnach, An tAth. Pádraig. Ár gCeol Féinig. Dublin (1920).
  • Breathnach, An tAth. Pádraig. Songs of the Gael: A Collection Of Anglo-Irish Songs And Ballads Wedded To Old Traditional Irish Airs. Dublin (1922).
  • Breathnach, An tAth. Pádraig. Ceol Ár Sínsear. Dublin (1923).
  • Brodovitch, Elizabeth. ‘The phenomenon of singing in the study of troubadour poetry’ in Brian A. Roberts (ed.) Sharing the Voices: The Phenomenon of Singing, Proceedings of the International Symposium, St. John’s Newfoundland. Newfoundland: Memorial University, 44-49 (1998).
  • Bronson, Bertrand Harris. The Singing Tradition of Child’s Popular Ballads. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press (1976).
  • Browne, Charles R. ‘The Ethnography of Carna and Mweenish, in the parish of Moyruss, Connemara’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 6 C XXIII (1900-2).
  • Bruford, Alan. ‘Song and Recitation in Early Ireland’ in Celtica 21 (1990) 61-74.
  • Buchan, David. The Ballad and the Folk. Boston (1972).
  • Carolan, Nicholas. ‘Irish music to 1600 AD – traditions and innovations’, in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music.
  • Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 52-5.
  • ______________. Seoltaí Séidte – Setting Sail: Ceolta Éireann 1957-1961 (CEFCD 184). Booklet accompanying CDs (2004).
  • ______________. ‘From 2RN to International Meta-Community: Irish National Radio and Traditional Music’ in Journal of Music in Ireland, 5:1 (2005), 9-13.
  • Carson, Ciarán. Pocket Guide to Irish Traditional Music. Belfast: Appletree (1994).
  • Carson, Ciarán. Irish Traditional Music. Appletree Press, Belfast, 1999.
  • Child, Francis James (ed.). The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, 5 volumes. New York: Dover (1965/1882-98).
  • Clune, Anne (ed.). Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly. Miltown Malbay: Old Kilfarboy Society (2007).
  • Coleman, Steve. ‘Joe Heaney Meets the Academy’ in Irish Journal of Anthropology 1 (1996), 69-85.
  • Coleman, Steve. ‘Joe Heaney and Style in Sean Nós Singing’, in Blás: the Local Accent in Traditional Irish Music, ed. Thérèse Smith, Micheál Ó Súilleabháin, Limerick: Irish World Music Centre (1997).
  • Coleman, Steve. ‘Music as Dialogue’. Ó Riada Memorial Lecture 12, Cork: Irish Traditional Music Society U.C.C. (2002).
  • Coleman, Steve. ‘The nation, the state and the neighbors: personation in Irish language discourse’, in Language and Communication 24:4 (2004).
  • Colville Scott, Thomas. Connemara After the Famine: Journal of a Survey of the Martin Estate, 1853. Edited with an introduction by Tim Robinson. Dublin (1995).
  • Costello, Mrs. see Mhic Choisdealbha, Eibhlín.
  • Cowdery, James R. The Melodic Tradition of Ireland. Kent: Kent State University Press (1990).
  • Cross, Tom Peete and Clark Harris Slover (eds.), Ancient Irish Tales. 4th edition. Barnes and Noble Books (1997).
  • Curran, Catherine. ‘Changing audiences for traditional Irish music’, in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music. Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 56-63.
  • Danaher, Kevin. The Year in Ireland. Cork: Mercier Press (1972).
  • Davitt, Michael. Joe Heaney: Sing the Dark Away. Television programme. RTÉ (1996).
  • Delargy, James Hamilton. ‘The Gaelic Storyteller’. Proceedings of the British Academy 31:177-221.
  • De Noraidh, Liam. Ceol ón Mumhan. Dublin: An Clóchomhar (1965).
  • Donnelly, J. S. and Kerby A. Miller. Irish Popular Culture, 1650-1850. Dublin: Irish Academic Press (1998).
  • Dundes, Alan. The Study of Folklore. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall (1965).

F to J

  • Finnegan, Ruth. Oral Poetry, Its Nature, Significance, and Social Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (1977).
  • Finnegan, Ruth. Orality and Literacy. Oxford: Basil Blackwell (1988).
  • Freeman, A. M. ‘Collection of songs from Ballyvourney, Co. Cork’. Journal of the Folksong Society, nos. 23-25 (1920-21).
  • Gibbons, Erin (ed.). Conamara Faoi Cheilt / Hidden Conamara. Connemara West Press (1991).
  • Goldstein, Kenneth S. ‘On the Application of the concepts of Active and Inactive Traditions to the Study of Repertory’. Journal of American Folklore 84:62-67 (1971).
  • Graeme, Joy (ed.). The Irish Songbook: 75 Songs Collected, Adapted, Written and Sung by the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. New York (1979).
  • Graham, Len. ‘Meeting Child on the Road’ in A. Clune, Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly. Miltown Malbay: Old Kilfarboy Society (2007), 99-112.
  • Gunn, Marion. A Chomharsain Éistigí agus Amhráin Eile as Co. an Chláir. Dublin: An Clóchomhar (1984).
  • Hall, Reg. ‘Heydays are short-lived: Change in music-making practice in rural Ireland, 1850-1950’, in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music. Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 77-81.
  • Hamilton, Hammy. ‘Innovation, Conservatism, and the Aesthetics of Irish Traditional Music’, in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music. Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 82-7.
  • Harrison, Alan. The Irish Trickster. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press (1989).
  • Hast, Dorothea E. and Stanley Scott. Music in Ireland: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. New York: Oxford U. Press (2004).
  • Henigan, Julie A. Sean-nós in America: A Study of Two Singers. MA thesis, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1988).
  • Henigan, Julie A. ‘Sean-nós in Donegal: In search of a definition’. Ulster Folklife 37:97-105 (1991); subsequently online at:
  • Henigan, Julie A. ‘For Want of Education: The origins of the Hedge Schoolmaster songs’. Ulster Folklife No. 40 (1994): 27-38.
  • Howes, Frank. Folk Music of Britain and Beyond. London: Methuen (1952).
  • Huntington, Gale, Lani Herrmann and John Moulden (eds.). Sam Henry’s Songs of the People. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press (1990).
  • Hyde, Douglas. Love Songs of Connacht, ed. Micheál Ó hAodha. Shannon: Irish University Press (1968).
  • Hyde, Douglas. The Songs of Connacht, ed. Breandán Ó Conaire. Blackrock (1985).
  • Joyce, Patrick Weston. Old Irish Folk Music and Songs. London (1909).

K to O

  • Kennedy, Peter (Ed.). Folksongs of Britain and Ireland. New York: Schirmer (1975).
  • Kiberd, Declan. Inventing Ireland. London: Jonathan Cape (1995).
  • Killen, Louis. ‘Memories of Joe Heaney’, Seattle Folklore Society Journal (Fall, 1984).
  • Linzee, Jill. ‘Ornamentation in the story of the Amadon’. Seattle Folklore Society Journal 1:18-28.
  • Lloyd, A. L. Folk Song in England. New York (1967).
  • Lord, Albert. The Singer of Tales. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (2000/1960). Reissue includes audio CD of examples referred to in the text.
  • Mac Aodha, R. D. Na Fonnadóirí: Taispeántas agus Anailís Fonnadóirí Pharóiste Leitir Móir. Indreabhán (1996).
  • Mac Coll, Ewan and Peggy Seeger. Interviews with Seosamh Ó hÉanaí. Transcription by Fred Mc Cormick available online at:
  • Mac Con Iomaire, Liam. Seosamh Ó hÉanaí: Nár fhágha mé bás choíche. Indreabhán (2007).
  • Mac Con Iomaire, Seosamh. Cladaí Chonamara. Dublin (1985/1938).
  • Mac Donncha, Cóil Neaine Pháidín. Pluid Dhorcha Leára. Edited by Fearghas Mac Lochlainn. Indreabhán (1993).
  • Mac Donnchadha, Máirtín. ‘Amhráin na Trá Báine’ in Ruairí Ó hUiginn agus Liam Mac Cóil (eds.), Bliainiris 2001, 104-127.
  • Mac Eoin, Tomás agus Máire Uí Fhlatharta. Loscadh Sléibhe. Edited by Éanna Mac Cába. Indreabhán (1989).
  • Mac Giollarnáth, Seán. ‘Tiachóg ó Iorrus Aintheach’. Béaloideas III (1932), 467-99.
  • Mac Giollarnáth, Seán. ‘An Dara Tiachóg ó Iorrus Aintheach’. Béaloideas X (1941), 3-100.
  • Mac Giollarnáth, Seán. Annála Beaga ó Iorrus Aintheach. Dublin (1941).
  • Mac Giollarnáth, Seán. Peadar Chois Fhairrge. Dublin (1944).
  • Mac Mathúna, Séamus. Traditional Songs and Singers. Dublin: CCÉ Publications (1993).
  • Mac Néill, Máire. The Festival of Lughnasa: A Study of the Survival of the Celtic Festival of the Beginning of the Harvest. Dublin: Comhairle Bhéaloideas Éireann (1982/1962).
  • Mac Seáin, Pádraig. Ceolta Theilinn. Belfast (1973).
  • Mc Cann, Anthony and Lillis Ó Laoire. ‘”Raising One Higher than the Other”: The Hierarchy of Tradition in Representations of Gaelic and English Language Song in Ireland’ in Harris M. Berger and Michael T. Carroll (eds.), Global Pop, Local Language, University of Press of Mississippi (2003).
  • Mc Cann, Anthony. ‘Sean-nós Singing: a Bluffer’s Guide’. Online: Living Tradition (1998); http://www.folkmusic.net/htmfiles/inart378.htm.
  • Mc Carthy, Marie, Passing it On: The Transmission of Music in Irish Culture. Cork: Cork University Press (1999).
  • Mc Mahon, Tony. ‘Music of the powerful and majestic past’, in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music. Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 112-120.
  • Merriam, Alan. The Anthropology of Music. Chicago: Northwestern University Press (1984).
  • Mhic Choisdealbha, Eibhlín [Mrs Costello]. Amhráin Mhuighe Seóla: Traditional Folksongs from Galway and Mayo. Dublin (1923).
  • Moloney, Mick. Far from the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish-American Immigration through Song. New York: Crown Publishers (2002). Includes CD of recordings by various singers.
  • Morton, Robin. Come Day, Go Day, God Send Sunday: The Songs and Life Story, Told in His Own Words, of John Maguire, Traditional Singer and Farmer from Co. Fermanagh. London: Routledge and Kegam Paul (1973).
  • Moulden, John. Songs of the People: Selections from the Sam Henry Collection, Part One. Belfast: Blackstaff Press (1979).
  • Moulden, John. Thousands Are Sailing: A Brief Song History of Irish Emigration. Portrush: Ulstersongs (1994).
  • Moulden, John. ‘Sing us a folksong, Mouldy!’ in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music. Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 135-9.
  • Moulden, John. ‘A Future for Irish Traditional Singing?’ in Journal of Music in Ireland 1:6 (2001).
  • Moulden, John. ‘What did we sing before there were folk songs?’ in A. Clune, Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly. Miltown Malbay: Old Kilfarboy Society (2007), 135-158.
  • Moylan, Terry (ed.). The Age of Revolution In the Irish Song Tradition 1776 to 1815. Lilliput Press (2000).
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘Seosamh Ó hÉanaí’ in Dal gCais 7 (1984).
  • Munnelly, Tom. The Mount Callan Garland: Songs from the Repertoire of Tom Lenihan of Knockbrack, Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare. Dublin (1994).
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘Black pudding and bottles of smoke,’ in Vallely et al., Tradition and Change in Irish Traditional Music. Proceedings of the Crossroads Conference (1996), 140-7.
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘A Mastersinger from Carna,’ Musical Traditions (online web journal) November 2000.
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘After the Fianna: Reality and perceptions of traditional singing in Ireland,’ Journal of Music in Ireland 1:ii (2001), 18-24.
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘Applause and Effect: Observations on the Dynamics of Traditional Song Performance and Social Evolution in Ireland,’ in Séamas Ó Catháin (ed.), Northern Lights: Essays in Honour of Bo Almqvist. Dublin: University College Dublin Press (2001), 190-201.
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘George Petrie: Distorting the Voice of the People?’ in Journal of Music in Ireland 3:2 (2003).
  • Munnelly, Tom. ‘Vocal Musics of the Past’ in Journal of Music in Ireland 6:3 (2006).
  • Nettl, Bruno. The Study of Ethnomusicology: Twenty-Nine Issues and Concepts. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press (1983).
  • Nic Dhonncha, Mairéad. ‘Seáirse Siar – Carna mar a bhí’ in Connemara: The Journal of Clifden and Connemara Heritage Group 2/1 (1995).
  • Ní Dhorchaí, Proinnsias. Clár Amhrán an Achréidh. Dublin (1974).
  • Ní Fhlathartaigh, Ríonach [Ríonach uí Ógáin]. Clár Amhrán Bhaile na Inse. Dublin (1976).
  • Ní Ógáin, Róis. Duanaire Gaedhilge, 3 vols. Dublin (1921-30). Republished in an edition by Diarmaid Ó Doibhlin (1995).
  • Ní Uallacháin, Pádraigín. A Hidden Ulster: People, songs and traditions of Oriel. Dublin: Four Courts Press (2003).
  • Nic Dhonncha, Róisín. ‘An tOireachtas agus an Amhránaíocht ar an Sean-Nós: Cruthú agus Sealbhú Traidisiúin’ in Ruairí Ó hUiginn agus Liam Mac Cóil (eds.) Bliainiris 2004, 28-84.
  • Nic Eoin, Máirín. ‘ “Scéal ar an ngrá…” Na hAmhráin Ghrá agus an Smacht Sóisialta’ in P. Riggs et al. Saoi na hÉigse: Aistí in ómós do Sheán Ó Tuama. Baile Átha Cliath (2000).
  • Ó Baoighill, Seán. Cnuasacht de Cheoltaí Uladh. Comhaltas Uladh [1944].
  • Ó Baoill, Colm. Amhráin Chúige Uladh. Dublin: Gilbert Dalton (1977).
  • Ó Baoill, Mánus. Ceolta Gael 2. Dublin: Mercier Press (2005).
  • Ó Baoill, Seán. The Irish Song Tradition. Dublin: Gilbert Dalton (1976).
  • Ó Baoill, Seán Óg agus Mánus. Ceolta Gael. Dublin: Mercier Press (1997).
  • O’Boyle, Seán. The Irish Song Tradition. Dublin: Gilbert Dalton (1976).
  • Ó Buachalla, Breandán. An Caoine agus an Chaointeoireacht. Baile Átha Cliath (1998).
  • Ó Cadhain, Máirtín see Uí Ógáin, Ríonach.
  • Ó Canainn, Tomás. Traditional Music in Ireland. Cork: Ossian Press (1993).
  • Ó Canainn, Tomás. Traditional Music of Ireland. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul (1978).
  • Ó Ceallaigh, Tomás. Ceol na nOileán. Dublin (1931).
  • Ó Ceallaigh, S. Filíocht na gCallanán. Dublin (1967).
  • Ó Ceannabháin, Peadar. ‘An Sean-Nós: Caithréim chráite nó íocshláinte anama?’ in Áine Ní Chonghaile (ed.), Deile: Iris Mhuintir Chonamara i mBaile Átha Cliath, Baile Átha Cliath (1998), 15-21.
  • Ó Coigligh, Ciarán (ed.). Raiftearí: Amhráin agus Dánta. Dublin: An Clóchomhair (1987).
  • Ó Coileáin, Seán. ‘The Irish Lament: An Oral Genre.’ Studia Hibernica 24:97-117.
  • Ó Con Cheanainn, Ciarán. An Dá Ghabháil Déag: Seachadadh an Amhráin Traidisiúnta sa Ghaeilge. MA Thesis. Department of Modern Irish, University College Dublin (2003).
  • Ó Con Cheanainn, Ciarán. Clár Amhrán Chois Fharraige. MLitt Thesis. Department of Modern Irish, University College Dublin (2004).
  • Ó Con Cheanainn, Tomás. ‘Roinnt Seanchais faoi Amhráin Chonnacht’ in Áine Ní Chonghaile (ed.), Deile: Iris Mhuintir Chonamara i mBaile Átha Cliath, Baile Átha Cliath (1998).
  • Ó Con Cheanainn, Ciarán. ‘Seanchas ar Mhuintir Laidhe.’ Éigse XXXIII (2002).
  • Ó Conghaile, Micheál. Conamara agus Árainn 1880-1980: Gnéithe den Stair Shóisialta. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta (1988).
  • Ó Conghaile, Micheál. Gnéithe D’Amhráin Chonamara Ár Linne. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta (1993).
  • Ó Cróinín, Dáibhí (ed.). The Songs of Elizabeth Cronin, Irish Traditional Singer. Dublin: Four Courts Press (2000).
  • Ó Curnáin, Brian. The Irish of Iorras Aithneach, County Galway. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (2007).
  • Ó Duibhginn, Seosamh. Dónall Óg: Taighde ar an amhrán. Dublin: An Clóchomhair (1960).
  • Ó Duilearga, Séamus. Leabhar Sheáin Uí Chonaill. Dublin: Folklore Council of Ireland (1977/1948).
  • Ó Gráda, Cormac. A Rocky Road: The Irish Economy since the 1920s. Manchester: Manchester University Press (1997).
  • Ó Gráda, Cormac. Black ’47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory. Princeton NJ (1999).
  • Ó hAllmhuráin, Gearóid. A Pocket History of Traditional Irish Music. O’Brien Press, Dublin, 1998.
  • Ó hEaghra, Breandán. ‘Nósanna Nua de Dhith don Sean-nós’ in Journal of Music in Ireland 5:1 (2005).
  • Ó hEaghra, Breandán. ‘Sa gCuinne Dána ag Lucht an tSean-nóis’ in Journal of Music in Ireland 5:2 (2005).
  • Ó hÓgáin, Dáithí. The Hero in Irish Folk History. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan (1985).
  • Ó hÓgáin, Dáithí. Binneas thar Meon: A collection of songs and airs made by Liam de Noraidh in east Munster. Dublin (1994).
  • Ó hÓgáin, Dáithí. Myth, Legend and Romance: An Encyclopedia of Irish Folk Tradition. London (1990).
  • Ó hUrmoltaigh, Nollaig. Ceolta Uladh, vols. 1-4. Belfast: Queen’s University (1973-75).
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis. ‘Traditional Song in Ireland: Living Fossil or Dynamic resource?’ in Brian A. Roberts (ed.) Sharing the Voices: The Phenomenon of Singing, Proceedings of the International Symposium, St. John’s, Newfoundland. St. John’s: Memorial University Press, 161-71 (1998).
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis. ‘”Mura gClúdóinn mo Chluasa…” Gnéithe de Phróiseas Seachadta na nAmhrán i dToraigh.’ Ruairí Ó hUiginn (ed.), Foinn agus Fonnadóirí: Léachtaí Cholm Cille XXIX, Maynooth (1999).
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis. ‘Local Ethnicity and National Identity: The case of the Gaelic League’s Oireachtas Sean-nós Competitions.’ Brian A. Roberts et al. (eds.), The Phenomenon of Singing 2, Proceedings of the International Symposium, St. John’s, Newfoundland. St. John’s: Memorial University Press, 160-79 (2000).
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis. ‘Ó Chroí Amach: Spléachadh ar Cheist na hAéistéitice in Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge.’ Téada Dúchais: Aistí in Onóir do Bhreandán Ó Madagáin. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta (2002).
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis. On a Rock in the Middle of the Ocean: Songs and Singers in Tory Island. Translation of Ar Chreag i Lár na Farraige: Amhráin agus Amhránaithe i dToraigh. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta (2005/2002).
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis and Sean Williams. ‘Singing the Famine: Joe Heaney, “Johnny Seoighe” and the Poetics of Performance’ in A. Clune (ed.), Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly. Miltown Malbay (2007), 229-247.
  • Ó Laoire, Lillis and Sean Williams. Bright Star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish Song Man. Oxford University Press (2010).
  • Ó Lochlainn, Colm. The Complete Irish Street Ballads (including Irish Street Ballads and More Irish Street Ballads). London: Pan Books (1978/1965/1939).
  • Ó Madagáin, Breandán (ed.). Gnéithe den Chaointeoireacht. Dublin: An Clóchomhar (1978).
  • Ó Lochlainn, Colm. ‘Irish Vocal Music of Lament and Syllabic Verse.’ Robert O’Driscoll (ed.), The Celtic Consciousness. New York (1981), 311-32.
  • Ó Lochlainn, Colm. ‘Functions of Irish Folksong in the Nineteenth Century.’ Béaloideas: Journal of the Folklore of Ireland Society (1985), 130-216.
  • Ó Lochlainn, Colm. ‘An Ceol a Ligeann a Racht.’ Oidhreachta na nOileán: Léachtaí Cholm Cille 22. Maynooth (1992).
  • Ó Lochlainn, Colm. ‘Coibhneas na filíochta leis an gceol, 1700-1900’ in P. Riggs et al. Saoi na hÉigse: Aistí in ómós do Sheán Ó Tuama. Baile Átha Cliath (2000).
  • Ó Lochlainn, Colm. Caointe agus Seancheolta Eile/Keening and other Old Irish Musics. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta (2005).
  • Ó Máille, Micheál and Tomás. Amhráin Chlainne Gael. Eagrán nua le William Mahon. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta (1991).
  • Ó Máille, T. Micheál Mhac Suibhne agus Filidh an tSléibhe. Dublin (1934).
  • Ó Muireadhach, Lorcán. Amhráin Chúige Uladh. Republished as edited by Colm Ó Baoill. Dublin (1977).
  • Ó  Muirithe, Diarmaid. An t-Amhrán Macarónach. Dublin: An Clóchomhar (1980).
  • Ó Muirithe, Diarmaid. ‘”Of English Fayre I am Scarce Indeed”: Amhráin Ghaeilge agus a nAistritheoirí c. 1700-1850.’ Ruairí Ó hUiginn (ed.), Foinn agus Fonnadóirí: Léachtaí Cholm Cille XXIX, Maynooth (1999).
  • Ó Riada, Seán. Our Musical Heritage. Dublin: Dolmen Press (1982).
  • Ó Tiománaidhe, Micheál. Amhráin Ghaeilge an Iarthair. Indreabhán (1992).
  • Ó Tuama, Seán. An Grá i nAmhráin na nDaoine. Dublin (1960).
  • Ó Tuathaigh, Gearóid. ‘Language, ideology and national identity’ in J. Cleary and C. Connolly (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Modern Irish Culture. Cambridge (2005).
  • Ó Muirithe, Diarmaid. Blas Meala: A Sip from the Honey-Pot: Gaelic Folksongs with English Translations. Dublin: Irish Academic Press (1985).
  • Ó Muirithe, Diarmaid. Pale Rainbow / An Dubh ina Bhán. Dublin (1990).
  • O’Sullivan, Donal. Irish Folk Music, Song and Dance. Cork (1974).
  • O’Sullivan, Donal. Songs of the Irish. Dublin (1960).
  • O’Sullivan, Sean (ed.). Folktales of Ireland. Chicago (1966).

P to T

  • Partridge, Angela, cf. also Bourke, Angela.
  • Partridge, Angela. ‘Caoineadh na dTrí Muire agus an Chaointeoireacht.’ in Breandán Ó Madagáin (ed.) Gnéithe den Chaointeoireacht. Dublin (1978).
  • Partridge, Angela and H. Shields. ‘Amhráin bheannaithe as Co. na Gaillimhe agus as Tír Chonaill.’ Irish Folk Music Studies 3 (1981).
  • Partridge, Angela. Caoineadh na dTrí Mhuire: Téama na Páise i bhfilíocht bhéil na Gaeilge. Dublin (2000).
  • Póirtéir, Cathal. ‘Folk Memory and the Famine’ in Cathal Póirtéir (ed.), The Great Irish Famine. Dublin (1995).
  • Porter, James. The Traditional Music of Britain and Ireland: A Select Bibliography and Research Guide. New York and London (1989).
  • Quinn, Bob. The Atlantean Irish: Ireland’s Oriental and Maritime Heritage. Lilliput Press, (2005).
  • Rees, Alwyn and Brinley. Celtic Heritage: Ancient Tradition in Ireland and Wales. London: Thames and Hudson (1961).
  • Robinson, Tim. Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara and Other Writings. Dublin (2007/1996).
  • Robinson, Tim. Camchuairt Chonamara Theas / A Twisty Journey: Mapping South Connemara, parts 1-59. Dublin (2002). Irish Translation by Liam Mac Con Iomaire facing English text.
  • Robinson, Tim. Connemara: Listening to the Wind. Penguin Ireland (2006).
  • Robinson, Tim. Connemara: The Last Pool of Darkness. Penguin Ireland (2008).
  • Scott, Stan. ‘Brown Ale and Black Tea’ in A. Clune, Dear Far-Voiced Veteran: Essays in Honour of Tom Munnelly. Miltown Malbay: Old Kilfarboy Society (2007), 277-285.
  • Seeger, Peggy. The Essential Ewan Mac Coll Songbook. New York (2001).
  • Shields, Hugh. ‘Supplementary Syllables in Anglo-Irish Folk Singing,’ in Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council 5:62-71 (1973).
  • Shields, Hugh. Shamrock, Rose and Thistle: Folk Singing in North Derry. Belfast: Blackstaff Press (1981).
  • Shields, Hugh. A Short Bibliography of Irish Folk Song. Dublin: Folk Music Society of Ireland (1985).
  • Shields, Hugh. et al., Scéalamhráin Cheilteacha. Dublin: An Clóchomhar (1985).
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