Archive aquisitions - 2011

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OaC wish to thank all the people who have donated material to our archive. Cataloguing this material is in progress and we hope to make much of it available, in due course, on our online archive. For accessions between March and December 2010 see the 2010 list. Some of the major contributors prior to that time are listed at the foot..

Date Donor Category Item Status
    Audio Proceeding of the 1 day seminar at UCC on Caithréim Thoirdhéalbhaigh


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  OKS Audio Talk by Joe taylor on the West Clare Railway Catalogued
  OKS Audio Talk by Cathy Swift on St Senan Catalogued
  Jim Carroll Poster Wilsons Bar, After the Show, Oklahama  
  Cyril Jones Press Cuttings 5 additional Items Catalogued
  Joe Burke Photo The Miltown Malbay LDF during the War Catalogued
  Anthony O Loughlin Photos Rockmount School 1931 and O'Loughlin family Catalogued
Nov Pete Mullineaux Book Session - poetry related to Traditional music catalogued
Nov Sara Foust Book Home - Collection of 45 paintings Catalogued
Nov. Sara Foust Book The Way I Remember It - Echo project Catalogued
    CD Cliabhán an Dúchais - Bríd O Donohue & Family Catalogued
  Harry Hughes Book The Rineen Ambush, 90th Anniversary Commemoration Programme  1920 - 2010 Catalogued
  Jonathon Wilson posters A further 28 posters added to this collection  
    DVD Songwriting Competition, Central Hotel 2011 Catalogued
  CFTS Audio & photos Proceedings of The Clare Festival of Traditional Singing 2011 Catalogued
Nov.   DVD Clare Live the Life Tourist promotion Catalogued
    Journal An Piobaire Vol 7 NO 2 Catalogued
    Journal The Other Clare Vol 35 2011 Catalogued
    Journal Kilmaley Parish Magazine 1999 Catalogued
    Book Scoil Achla centenary Programme 1910 - 2010 Catalogued
    Book Spanish Point Airfield 20th Anniversary Flyin programme 2011 Catalogued
    Journal Treoir Vol 41 No 3 2009 Catalogued
    Journal An Piobaire Vol 7 No 5 Catalogued
    Journal An Piobaire Vol 7 No 4  
  CLDC CD - Document Our Elders - THe Post Independence generation in Clare Catalogued
  Nicholas Carolan - ITMA CD & booklet The Westmeath Hunt, William Mullaly Catalogued
  Nicholas Carolan - ITMA 3x CD set All The Days of His life - Eddie Butcher in His Own Words Catalogued
  Nicholas Carolan - ITMA Book All The Days of His life - Eddie Butcher in His Own Words Catalogued
    Book Fleadh Cheoil An Chláir 2011 Programme Catalogued
  Sullivan/Jones Document Documents relating to The C. of I Churches in Miltown & Spanish Point, and the Morony family Catalogued
  P. O Riada Document A song by D. O Liatháin about the WCSS Catalogued
    Book The Irish Donkey, Avril Swinfen Catalogued
    Book Clare Journeys in America, Flynn & Kelleher. Catalogued
  Patrick O Dwyer Book Tommy (A memoir of Tommy MacNamara) by P O Dwyer Catalogued
Sept   DVD Man of Aran DVD 13 Catalogued
    DVD EIS for Mt Callan Windmills, DVD 12 Catalogued
    DVD JFK visit to Ireland, 1963 DVD 11 catalogued
    DVD Rocky Road to Dublin Documentary DVD 10 Catalogued
    DVD Mise Eire DVD 8 Catalogued
    DVD O Donoghues Opera DVD 9 Catalogued
    DVD The Irishmen Donnellan DVD 7 Catalogued
    DVD Clare v Cork GAA SHC 2005 DVD 6 Catalogued
    DVD Womens Work Ennistymon project DVD 5 Catalogued
    DVD From Shore to Shore DVD 4 Catalogued
  Tony Kearns Photos Collection of 19 photos taken at the launch of the Tony Kearns Photo Exhibition at Aras OaC 2011 Catalogued
  Tony Kearns Photos 4 photos of Michael Falsey playing pipes 2011 Catalogued
July Maureen Kilduff Map irish Language Map of Ireland (c 2009) Catalogued
  Maureen Kilduff Postcards Set of 7 postcards from Miltown (2011) Catalogued
  Nell Gleeson Book The Pub Down in Coore 2011 Catalogued
    Journal Treoir Vol 44 No 2 2011  
July WCSS Audio Audio and Video recordings of the Willie Clancy Summer School 2011 Catslogued
April   Journal Treoir Vol. 42 No. 3 Catalogued
  Pat Mackenzie Map Richards map of Co Clare 1901 Catalogued
    Book A Pocket Guide to Superstitions of the British Isles - Steve Roud Catalogued
    Journal WORK an illustrated Weekly Journal June 4 1913 Article 'Practising Chanter and Scale for Bagpipes' Catalogued
  Derek CD Adam's Traditional Irish Music - A private Cd of Early 78 records - track list Catalogued
April   Book Clare , County Guide and Map - No date, but probably 1960s. Catalogued
    Memorabilia Programme for Meitheal Residential Summer School 2011 Catalogued
    Memorabilia Programme for Corofin 10th annual traditional festival.  2011 Catalogued
  Muiris O'Rócháin Video A collection of 76  video (VCR) items from the Muiris O'Rócháin Collection Cataloguing in progress provisional list
  Liam O'Friel Audio A colection of 39 R to R tapes of Music in Miltown in the 1970's, made by Liam O'Friel Cataloguing in progress provisional list
March Máire De Barra Book The Ennis Compendium - Spellissy Catalogued
    DVD Come West Along The Road - ITMA Catalogued
  Deirdre Darcy Photograph Miltow & Mullagh publicans visit Guinness brewery - c.1960 exact date uncertain Catalogued
    Journal An Píóbaire Vol. 7 No1 Feb. 2011 Catalogued
    CD & DVD Apples in Winmter - Ode to Nature, A Celebration of the Irish Apple in Music Song, Dance & Film Catalogued
    Calendar Kilmurry Ibrickane Calendar 2011  
  Eileen O'Friel Books Ordnance nSurvey letters 1839, copy of Vols 2 & 3 of the typescript copy produced by Rev M. O'Flanagan. Vol. 2 contains an index which was not part of the edition published by Clasp.  
February Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Sunday Press21-10-1956. Irish Sea Epics. Rescue at Quilty (Article about the Leon by Michael O'Halloran  
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion 30-3-? A Celebrated Athlete from Miltown Malbay. (Tom Malone)  
  Deirdre Darcy Photograph A framed photograph of Jamsie McCarthy  
  Cyril Jones Newspaper Cutting Clare Champion 1 June 1957. Miltown and its Surroundings. Some Prominent Landmarks  
  Cyril Jones Newspaper Cutting Clare Champion 18-6-? United Irishmen in Clare - British Difficulty to Suppress Them  
  Peter Laban Photographs 14 photos of Holy Wells in Clare Digital
Jan. OKS November Lecture Audio ‘Matchmaking in Clare’. by Willie Daly  
  OKS December Lecture Audio ‘’Designed by foreigners for the use of peasants ...’: The Concertina’. by Stephen Chambers  
  OKS February Lecture Audio  The Schools' Folklore Scheme (1937-38) in West Clare by Criostóir Mac Cárthaigh.  
    Book Clare GAA Yearbook 2010  
    Book With The IRA in the fight for Irish Freedom (Rineen)  
    Book Clare GAA, The Club Scene, 1887-2010 by Seamus O'Reilly  

Irish Harp Songs, Sung and Played by Emily Mitchell


All the Best, IRISH DRINKING SONGS, 20 Great Favorites


THE TIE THAT BINDS, Joe Derrane, With Frankie Gavin, Seamus Egan, Jerry O’Sullivan, Carl Hession, Zan McLeod

    CD Paddy Noonan’s New Irish Dance Party Catalogued

When Irish Eyes are Smiling, The Shamrock Singers

  Catherine & Moira Talty Book Anam Cara Catalogued
  Catherine & Moira Talty Book Songs of the People, Sam Henry Catalogued
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion 17-10-1959. Report (with photos) on Malbay Manufacturing Co. - knitware factory Digitised
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion 19-8-1957. Report on the first Clare County Fleadh in Miltown Malbay Digitised
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion 28-1-1961. Report on the sinking of 'The Kelp' in January 1916 Digitised
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion 25-6-1949 Photo of the West Clare Show Committee 9with names Digitised
  Cyril Jones Copy Photograph 'Reaping Corn for the Poor' named group doing community work during WW2 Digitised
  Cyril Jones Copy photograph Playing croquet on the lawn, Falls Hotel 1952 Digitised
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion July 1954. Inagh and its Historical Associations (incl Mount Callan) Digitised
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Clare Champion 26-9-1962 Story of Clare Heroism - Memorial Church that Recalls Quilty's Greatness Digitised
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cutting Sunday Press 6-7-1952 Repoprt by Terry O'Sullivan on his visit to Lahinch and Miltown Malbay. (with photos of local people) Digitised

Among the major contributors prior to the commencement of itemised accessions listings, are: Jim Carroll & Pat Mckenzie The Munnelly Family Deirdre Comber (Vaughan) Catherine Talty, Nell & Jimmy Gleeson, Bill Slattery, Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy, Luke McInerney, Johnathon Wilson, Judy Walsh, Old Kilfarboy Society, John Joe Tuttle. Christy Reddan, The Vaughan family - Deirdre Vaughan Comber. Healy family All those who have CDs in our online shop have donated a copy of the relevant CD.