Sean-nós dancer Máire Áine Ní hIarnáin, 15 November 2006
The occasion was the official opening by Mr John O’Donoghue TD, Minister for Arts, Sport & Tourism, of the new premises of the Archive at no 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. The newly refurbished building holds the largest multi-media collection in existence of the materials of Irish traditional music – sound recordings, books and serials, photographs, ballad sheets and sheet music, videotapes and DVDs, and a mass of other materials such as programmes, posters and flyers – and also the largest body in existence of information about the music. The collection is open to the general public, free of charge. For more information see www.itma.ie or telephone +353-1-6619699.
Photo Mac Innes Photography, Dublin. Courtesy Irish Traditional Music Archive
Published on 1 January 2007