Irish Traditional Music

President Michael D. Higgins with members of the Irish Traditional Music Ensemble at the launch of The Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland (October 2013). 

DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama has a long and distinguished reputation in Irish Traditional Music education.  Irish Traditional Music is offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels on the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Master of Music in Performance
  • MPhil and PhD programmes

Resources

Amhráin is Ansa Liom, TG4 Series on the Irish Song Recital presented by DIT lecturer, Antaine Ó Faracháin.  Online resource for songs and recordings by Ireland's leading traditional singers.

Céilí House, RTÉ Radio 1 Series on Irish traditional music and song.  Presented by Kieran Hanrahan and produced by Peter Browne, both lecturers in Irish traditional music at DIT.  

The Irish Traditional Music Archive – Taisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann

Na Píobairí Uilleann (The Pipers): Association to promote Irish music and the music of the uilleann pipes in particular

The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio 1 series presented by Peter Browne, who lectures on the DIT Irish Traditional Music Programme

 

For further information, contact Dr Clíona Doris or Ódhrán O Casaide.