Tunes of the Munster Pipers: Live in London

Some exciting news from ITMA (the Irish Traditional Music Archive). Tonight (Thursday 5th October 2017) at 19:30 there will be a concert of music & songs selected from the 19th century Canon James Goodman Irish Music Manuscript Collection. Featuring Aoife Ní Bhriain, fiddle, Caoimhín Ó Fearghail, uilleann pipes & vocals, with narration & video imagery by Grace Toland and Michael Fortune. The event will be held at Cecil Sharp House, London, NW1 7AY.

Aoife Ní Bhriain

ITMA continues to play an enduring role in promoting awareness of the Canon James Goodman Irish Music Collection housed in Trinity College Dublin Library.

In collaboration with UK based Irish Heritage, we present a performance of live music featuring fiddle player Aoife Ní Bhriain and uilleann piper, singer Caoimhín Ó Fearghail. The story of the collection’s journey from 19th century page to stage will be told in images and words by video artist Michael Fortune and ITMA Director Grace Toland.

This performance will take place on the 5 October 2017 in Kennedy Hall, Cecil Sharp House the home of the English Folk Dance & Song Society. Tickets are now available from Irish Heritage.

For more information on ITMA’s printed and digital access to the Canon James Goodman Irish Music Collection please visit Goodman Manuscripts.


ITMA and Irish Heritage would like to acknowledge the generous support of Trinity College Dublin, Culture Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland, the Irish Embassy, London and our event hosts the English Folk Dance & Song Society.