Acknowledgements

ORIEL ARTS is indebted to the following who supported this online traditional arts renewal project


The many Source Musicians, and Oriel Arts Musicians who generously contributed to this project, including Sylvia Crawford, Darren Mhag Aoidh, Dónal O’Connor, Bláithín Mhic Cana, Siubhán O’Connor, Geraldine Bradley, Lillis Ó Laoire, Máire Ní Choilm, Diana Ní Chanainn, Feilimí O’Connor, Zoe Conway, John McIntyre, Gerry O’Connor, Piaras Ó Lorcáin, and also other Oriel/Down musicians Seamus Sands and Dermot Rafferty.


The Arts Council of Ireland  An Chomhairle Ealaíon, as funders of the ORIEL ARTS online filming, recording and renewal project.


Four Courts Press, Dublin, for permission to use images and extracts from A Hidden Ulster – people, songs and traditions of Oriel, (2003.)

Gael Linn for permission to use tracks from An Dara Craiceann and An Dealg Óir CDs.


Robbi McMillen, Raya Belfast for Web design by Roboplegic

 

PRODUCERS/DIRECTORS: Feilimí O’Connor (all ORIEL ARTS videos) and Moira Sweeney (Thugamar Fein an Samhradh Linn & Séamus Mac Murfaidh videos), Céara Ní Choinn (Is Fada an Lá & Cailín as Contae Lú videos and Seamus Mac Murfaidh video of Bláithín & Piaras in Transmission section), Máirín Seoighe (Babóg na Bealtaine video of Eithne Ní Uallacháin in Music page), Michael Quinn, & Bríd Moloney (Úirchill a’ Chreagáin video), Ruairí Mac Donnacha (Margadh an Iúir video), Michael Fortune (An Bonnan Buí – in Transmission section: Pádraigín Ní U. singing) and ITMA (An Bhean Chaointe video) for additional filming and recording.

Éamonn Ó hUallacháin, Lillis Ó Laoire, Caitríona Ní Chléirchín agus Gearóid Ó Triombail for audio recordings of their lectures and readings at Éigse Oirialla

Dónal O’Connor and Red Box Studios for mastering CEOLTAÍ OIRIALLA CDs.

Laoise Ní Thuairisg for filming assistance.

John McIntyre for Éigse Oirialla recordings

Eoghan Graham for editorial and technical assistance.

Aoife Kelly for WordPress and technical assistance.


Macdara Ó Graham and Gilly Cullen @ Cairlinn Photography for ORIEL ARTS photographs; also kind permission from Brenda Malloy, Jim McGinn, Séamus Mac Dháibhéid, National Folklore Collection and Pak Aerial Media for use of additional photographs.


Sylvia Crawford, Darren Mhag Aoidh and Seamus Sands for additional research and also information from Gerry Cullen, Don Johnston, and advice on early harps and harper portraits from Simon Chadwick

Create Louth, Foras na Gaeilge agus Comhaltas Uladh for funding towards Éigse Oirialla.

Irish Traditional Music Archive, Dublin, for source material

The National Folklore Collection, UCD, for source material

Special Collections, Queen’s University Library Belfast for source material from the Bunting Collection.

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Mo mháthair, Eithne Bean Uí Uallacháin agus an Dr Diarmaid Ó Doibhlin, beirt nach maireann,

agus do Dheirdre Davitt – as síorthacaíocht fhial a thug siad don obair, le blianta fada.

Le fíorbhuíochas                                                       Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin 2017