Irish Music Resources
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Page An international organization dedicated to the advancement of traditional Irish music, language, dance, and culture.
"thesession.org" Tune & session listings, discussion forum
Mad for Trad CD-ROM Irish music tutorials, music CDs, and lots of information.
Journal of Music in Ireland
The Journal publishes articles and reviews on traditional, classical and contemporary music in Ireland
Irish Music Magazine Publication for Irish Music
Ulstersongs Publisher and retail distributor of mainly songs mainly from the north of Ireland and mainly from "source" performers.
Irish World Music Centre Academic site dedicated to Irish ethnomusicology
Ceolas Celtic Music Archive The Grandfather of Celtic music web pages
Celtic Music Newsgroup Celtic Music Newsgroup. This is a Usenet service. Use a newsreader or Google Groups to access it.
The Clare Champion Serving Clare and the Mid-West of Ireland, a regional newspaper with local news, sport and advertising. Check out the local news from Ireland's most prolific traditional music region
CelticMusic.com Home of several US based Irish musicians
Chris Smith's instructional materials. Instruction, essays, tunes.
Irish Music in San Francisco
Excellent resources for the Irish music scene in the bay area
Irish Traditional Music Archive
A reference archive and resource centre for the traditional song, music and dance of Ireland. Choice of Irish or English language
David Harris's Irish Music Links
Online magazines, musical instruments, musicians, software, newsgroups, mail order, and lots and lots of tune archives
O'Carolan's Choice, Irish Traditional Music Agency
Specialises in providing Irish Traditional Music entertainment in Ireland and across the globe
Celtic music on the Internet
Mulligan's Irish Music Box Irish Music Web Page based in the Netherlands
Folk, Electric folk, Traditional and World information
Folk Roots The world's leading roots, folk and world music magazine
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Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles (Modern Folk Bands)
The Bothy Band
Legendary traditional band upon which most contemporary Irish instrumental bands are based
Altan Main exponent of the Northern Style of Irish music
De Dannan Galway-based traditional band
Lúnasa The best instrumental Irish band today
Dervish Great traditional band from sligo
Boys of the Lough Long-running group with members from many celtic regions.
Kíla "A contemporary Irish Music Septet on the verge of Intergalactic Domination..."
Chulrua Midwest (US) group featuring All-Ireland champion Paddy O'Brien, with Pat Egan and Tim Britton.
Stockton's Wing Energetic Irish traditional/pop band.
Téada Exceptional emerging traditional band from Ireland
Celtic Fiddle Festival Trio of fiddlers from Ireland (Kevin Burke), Scotland (Johnny Cunningham) and Britanny (Christian Lemaître).
Chieftains The oldest Irish group in the universe.
Arcady Irish traditional group founded by Johnny McDonagh.
Begley and Cooney Furious traditional dance music from a dynamic Australian/Kerry duo.
Sweeney's Men The groundbreaking Irish instrumental group of the late sixties.
Dubliners Discography of the legendary ballad group from Dublin.
Four Men and a Dog Energetic and irreverent folk group from Northern Ireland.
Sunrush Celtic quartet featuring Kansas City instrumental mavens Mike Dugger, Chris Grotewohl, Joe Root and Janice Brooks. Contact: Mike Dugger. Kansas City, KS or MO
Donal Lunny A major force in Irish music, from his days with Planxty to his recent work as producer.
Kevin Burke One of Ireland's greatest fiddlers, and member of many legendary groups.
Paddy Keenan The reknowned piper from the Bothy Band and Moving Hearts.
Mick Moloney Philadelphia based folklorist, singer, and instrumentalist.
Martin Hayes Biography and discography of the Clare fiddle player.
Gerry O'Beirne Irish guitarist, from Patrick St. and the Sharon Shannon band.
Sharon Shannon The young and extremely popular accordion player.
Web site dedicated to the great Irish harpist and composer
Michael McGoldrick Flute player from Lúnasa and Coolfin
Roger Landes Among the most accomplished Irish-style accompanists in the US
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Christy Moore Home Page The "Chairman of the Board" of Irish Music
Mary Black One of Ireland's top vocalists. Now, unfortunately, doing very little Irish music.
Jimmy Crowley Inimitable and long-famed folk singer from Cork.
Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin Bi-lingual site for this Irish singer and songwriter.
Andy Irvine Veteran of Planxty, Patrick Street and many other groupings.
Tommy Makem A legendary founder of the Irish folk revival, and still performing.
Tommy Sands Singer and songwriter from Northern Ireland, member of the Sands family.
Traditional/contemporary singer songwriter and harpist from Limerick
Connie Dover Accomplished interpreter of the traditional music of Great Britain and Ireland
Fusion (Traditional-Contemporary Hybrids)
Horslips First Irish Rock band
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"Sionainn" Music and dance theatre group (Ireland)
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North Texas Irish Festival The largest Celtic Festival in the Southwest
Austin Celtic Festival Celtic festival in Austin featuring Irish, Scottish, and Breton acts
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Feadóg On-line Learn the tin whistle on line
Four String Banjo Links Links on this page are dedicated to locations that have particular relevance to the four string banjo
Irish Tenor Banjo Site Very nice, thorough site, but you may get some script errors if you are not running Internet Explorer. Worth checking out
L.E. McCullough, Irish Tinwhistle, Flute, Etc. "To call L.E. McCullough a tin whistle player is like saying Shakespeare could scribble a bit...."
Mike Simpson's Tin Whistle Guide For those who want to learn to play tin whistle and who don't have easy access to a teacher or other instruction. Elegant and useful page. Part of the grand Sessioneer web site.
Chiff and Fipple (formerly Dale Wisely's Tinwhistle Table) Everything you ever wanted to know about buying a tin whistle. Thorough reviews of just about every brand of whistle available.
Flutes & Pennywhistles
"Lark in the Morning" FAQ on Celtic woodwinds
The Incomplete Celtic Guitar
Flatpicking The Music Of Ireland And Scotland. By Dan Mozell
Chris Ricker's Fiddle Page
List of Irish related sites of interest to Irish and other traditional musicians
The Donegal Fiddle Pages
Site on the fiddle music of Co. Donegal
The Bodhrán Page
Page on "the heartbeat of Irish music."
The World Of Bodhrans
Roundstone Musical Instruments page on the Bodhrán
So You Want To Play The Bodhrán?
Required reading for EVERYONE who fancies themselves a bodhrán player
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An Internet bookstore dedicated to Irish books
Exploring the relationship between Brehon Law and music in Ireland from prehistory up until the mid-seventeenth century.
Oasis (Online Access to Services, Information and Support) Irish eGovernment website information on the social and civil rights of everyone in Ireland.
Irish American Society
Celebrating Irish Culture in Dallas/Ft. Worth
Irish Internet Hub
Your passport to Irish locations on the Web
Irish American Cultural Institute (IACI) leading Irish American cultural organization; federally recognized 501 (c)(3)
Irish Net dedicated to helping the Irish abroad and those with Irish interests to get in touch with Irish communities and resources around the world
"The Smartest Link to All Things Irish"
The UT Irish Language Club
The UT Irish Language Club will be having it's first meeting on Wed., February 16th at 7pm. Our room is SZB 286 on the UT campus. This is the education building, which is directly across MLK from the Bob Bullock Museum. Speedway is now permanently closed, so the most convienient parking can be found on Congress in front of and around the Bob Bullock Museum.
A campus map can be found here (since Speedway is closed, it is now shown as curving into Brazos) We will have the same room every week except for the fourth Wed. of every month, so 2/23, 3/23, and 4/27 will be held in room SZB 434. You do not have to be a UT student to attend. Irish language classes will be taught by the Gaelic League of Austin.
Celtic Web Internet Services Bringing the Irish community to the internet
soc.culture.celtic General Celtic Cultural Newsgroup
Celtic Crossings "Cultur agus Ceol." Promotional site by ethnomusicologist Gearóid OhAllmhuráin
Celtic Music: Regional Cultures and Modern Success An on-line self-paced culture and history course from the University of Wisconsin. If you try it out, let us know what it's like!
Gold Ring CD and Book Store Excellent source of books on Celtic culture in general
Sabhal Mór Ostaig Further Education college in the island of Skye, Scotland, teaching through the medium of Gaelic. Includes Gaelic lessons and links to Scots and Irish Gaelic sites.
Interactive Irish Online Irish lessons.
The Philo-Celtic Society / Cumann Carad na Gaeilge
The Philo-Celtic Society's free on-line Irish Language schoolOnline Irish Lessons
The Irish People's Lessons Online Irish lessons.
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Irish Tourist Board Irelands Official On line Tourist Office
Ireland's Best Hotels Online reservation service for discount hotels in Ireland
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