Clare County Library has recently launched The Music of Clare Project. The first stage of the project concentrates on the traditional music of the county. The project includes a Music Videos feature, a collection of embedded online videos of Clare musicians from YouTube. Historical and biographical articles place the music of Clare in context and provide background and further resources for study and enjoyment. The Traditional Music of Clare Jukebox gathers together all of the tracks featured in the Music of Clare project so that they can be listened to easily and in sequence. Transcriptions of the featured tunes are also provided.

Also of interest:

Some of the early publications of the Folk Music Society of Ireland are now freely available on the ITMA website as searchable PDFs. Titles include:

A Short Bibliography of Irish Folk Song / Hugh Shields. Dublin: Folk Music Society of Ireland, 1985; 2nd impression 1987

Sean-Amhráin i gCló, 1716–1855 / [ed. Hugh Shields]. Dublin: Cumann Cheol Tíre Éireann / Folk Music Society of Ireland, 1984

Popular Music in Eighteenth-Century Dublin / [ed. Hugh Shields]. Dublin: Na Píobairí Uilleann & Folk Music Society of Ireland, 1985

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