Traidisiún Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge i dTír Eoghain san Fhichiú hAois

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This article provides a survey of the Irish-language song tradition of Mid and North Tyrone during the period 1900-1950. It focuses on the work of a series of collectors and singers. Among the scholars who worked in that area were Fr. Conn Mac an Ghirr, Énrí Ó Muirgheasa (Henry Morris), Charlotte Milligan-Fox, Alice Milligan, Pilib Ó Bhaldraithe (Philip Waldron), and Prionsias Ó Conluain. The Muintir Luinigh Gaeltacht was home to two of the most well-known Irish singers of the early twentieth-century, namely, Éamonn Ó Treasaigh and his sister, Anna Ní Threasaigh.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationGuth an Iarthuaiscirt: Essays on Songs and Singing from the North-West of Ireland
EditorsPeadar [Peter] Mac Gabhann [Smith], Sinéad Coyle
Place of PublicationBelfast
Pages15-33
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2016

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Keywords

  • Gaeltacht Thír Eoghain
  • Muintir Luinigh
  • Tearmann Mhig Uirc
  • Énrí Ó Muirgheasa
  • Charlotte Milligan-Fox
  • Alice Milligan
  • Conn Mac an Ghirr
  • Pilib Ó Bhaldraithe
  • Proinsias Ó Conluain
  • Éamonn Ó Treasaigh
  • Anna Ní Threasaigh.

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Mac Gabhann [Smith], P. P. (2016). Traidisiún Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge i dTír Eoghain san Fhichiú hAois. In P. P. Mac Gabhann [Smith], & S. Coyle (Eds.), Guth an Iarthuaiscirt: Essays on Songs and Singing from the North-West of Ireland (pp. 15-33). Belfast.
Mac Gabhann [Smith], Peadar [Peter]. / Traidisiún Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge i dTír Eoghain san Fhichiú hAois. Guth an Iarthuaiscirt: Essays on Songs and Singing from the North-West of Ireland. editor / Peadar [Peter] Mac Gabhann [Smith] ; Sinéad Coyle. Belfast, 2016. pp. 15-33
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Mac Gabhann [Smith], PP 2016, Traidisiún Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge i dTír Eoghain san Fhichiú hAois. in PP Mac Gabhann [Smith] & S Coyle (eds), Guth an Iarthuaiscirt: Essays on Songs and Singing from the North-West of Ireland. Belfast, pp. 15-33.

Traidisiún Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge i dTír Eoghain san Fhichiú hAois. / Mac Gabhann [Smith], Peadar [Peter].

Guth an Iarthuaiscirt: Essays on Songs and Singing from the North-West of Ireland. ed. / Peadar [Peter] Mac Gabhann [Smith]; Sinéad Coyle. Belfast, 2016. p. 15-33.

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Mac Gabhann [Smith] PP. Traidisiún Amhránaíocht na Gaeilge i dTír Eoghain san Fhichiú hAois. In Mac Gabhann [Smith] PP, Coyle S, editors, Guth an Iarthuaiscirt: Essays on Songs and Singing from the North-West of Ireland. Belfast. 2016. p. 15-33