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Galway

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population 65,832 (2000)Until late in the twentieth century, Galway was generally considered to be the most exciting Irish cultural center outside Dublin. Part of this significance can be attributed to the city’s importance for the entire...

Limerick

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 86,998 (2000) Of all cities in the Republic of Ireland, Limerick gets the worst press. The frequency of local feuds earned it the nickname of ‘Stab City,’ and it was depicted as a rain-soaked impoverished...

Celtic Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Review 8(1): 116–112. John O’Flynn. 2014. ‘Kalfou Danjere? Interpreting Irish-Celtic Music.’ InMusic and Identity in Ireland and Beyond, eds. Mark Fitzgerald and John O’Flynn, Farnham: Ashgate. 233–258. Mark. Slobin 1993.Subcultural...

Irish Diaspora

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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... Boston and elsewhere. The first modern collection of traditional songs was published by an Irish emigrant, police chief Francis O’Neill in Chicago in 1910. Furthermore, the folk and traditional music revival in Ireland in the 1960s...

Cork

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 123,062 (2000) Cork is the second-largest city in the Republic of Ireland and, while it does not enjoy Dublin’s international fame, at the beginning of the twenty-first century a vibrant local music scene...

Dublin

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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... and contemporary rock and pop. Ireland’s first traditional music hotel, Captain O’Neill’s, was located in the Smithfield area of the city. An interpretive and performance center for traditional music named ceol (literally, ‘music’) was located...

Celtic Music in Ireland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 19–38. John. O’Flynn 2009.The Irishness of Irish Music. Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate. Gearóid. Ó hAllmhuráin 1998.A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music. Dublin: O’Brien Press. Mark. Prendergast...

Republic of Ireland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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... the interface between Irish audiences and musicians and an international folk movement from the late 1950s through to the mid-1960s; and the cultural entrepreneurship of composer Seán Ó Riada (1931–71), who developed new contexts of performance...