Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs and Tunes Live from the Irish Traditional Music Archive (itma) is a 3-part live radio broadcast from the history-rich surrounds of the Georgian home on Merrion Square of the itma. Join itma and Near FM for a series of a performances and interviews that focus on bringing the archival collections at itma to life. Here we present the series again as a listen again/podcast option.
The first programme in our second series of Within a Mile of Dublin focuses on the Goodman Collection, bringing together conversation, song, and music to show how the work of a 19th-century collector continues to shape the practices of musicians in the 21st century.
Miriam O’Donovan, singer
Mick O’Brien, pipes
Lisa Shields, speaker
Near FM/itma Production Team
Producer/sound – Paul Loughran, Sound Tech/ Research – Brian Doyle, Presenter/research – Ken Tuohy, Researcher – Maeve Gebruers, Floor Manager – Dorothee Meyer Holtkamp, Technical manager – Gay Graham, Production support – Gary Kirwan, Glen Caulwell.
This series is funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the television licence fee.