Book Launch: Flowing Tides–History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape (Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin)
Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy /Willie Clancy Week Special Event
Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin will be presenting his long awaited book to legendary Clare master musician Peadar O’Loughlin, to whom the book is dedicated. "Flowing Tides" will be introduced by Harry Hughes, Director, Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy in celebration of Peadar and his Clare contemporaries, who preserved Clare music and traditions for generations.
Please visit Gearóid’s webpage for the beautiful new book trailer video. Ennis native, Gearóid is the Johnson Chair of Quebec and Canadian Irish Studies at Concordia University, Montréal in Canada. He is also author of A Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music (O’Brien Press, Dublin, 1998– 3rd edition)
Flowing Tides will be available in local stores and major online outlets both in print and ebook form.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2016