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Misneach 2012 – Accommodation and Directions

The following buses go from Nassau street to UCD: 46a, 145 and the 39a (this leaves you at the bus terminus on campus) Directions from Main Entrance to UCD (Off the N11) Restaurant Directions from Suffolk Street (where all the buses from UCD stop) to Devitt’s for the evening session Avalon House http://www.avalon-house.ie/booking/rates/ This International Hostel […]

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ICTM Ireland Annual Conference – Dublin 2012

ICTM Ireland Annual Conference 24-26th February 2012 Dublin ‘Movement and Music’ Keynote Speaker: Prof Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco Universidade Nova de Lisboa Conference Programme Conference Registration Conference Venue: Long Room Hub Seminar Room, Trinity College Dublin Website: http://www.tcd.ie/longroomhub/ Map: http://www.tcd.ie/Maps/map.php Conference Hotel: Trinity Capital Hotel Website: http://www.trinitycapitalhotel.com/ Map: http://g.co/maps/98ds6 Other Hotels: As the weekend of the […]

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Companion to Irish Traditional Music – Second Edition

Companion to Irish Traditional Music – Hardback, 245 x 175mm, 880pp – ISBN: 978 1 85918 4509 This book is the ultimate reference for all players, devotees and students of Irish Traditional Music. It is an indispensable reference guide to Ireland’s universally-recognised Traditional music, song and dance. This comprehensive resource – now revised and greatly […]

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ICTM Ireland Annual Conference 2011 – Derry

ICTM Ireland Annual Conference 18th-20th February 2011 ‘LISTENING’ University of Ulster, Magee campus, Derry/Londonderry The University of Ulster, Magee campus, is proud to host the first ICTM Ireland conference to be held in Northern Ireland. The occasion will see the presentation of over twenty scholarly papers from all over Ireland, Europe and beyond. Focussed on […]

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Ethnomusicology Ireland – Call for Submissions

ETHNOMUSICOLOGY IRELAND ISSN   2009-4094 A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Ethnomusicology Ireland, the online journal of the Irish Committee of the International Council on Traditional Music, is currently inviting submissions for its second edition, due for publication in early 2012. The scope of this journal is wide, representing the full diversity of ethnomusicology in Ireland and about […]

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New Book: Music, Emotion and Identity in Ulster Marching Bands

Gordon Ramsey MUSIC, EMOTION AND IDENTITY IN ULSTER MARCHING BANDS Flutes, Drums and Loyal Sons Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien, 2011. XIV, 334 pp. Peter Lang Publishing Group     Synopsis: Ulster’s marching bands form perhaps the most vibrant participatory folk music tradition in contemporary Europe, and are one of […]

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