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    • Hugh Shields Collection. Reel-to-Reel 37 [sound recording] / [various performers]

Sound Recording
ITMA Reference:
    • 1037-ITMA-REEL
Material Type:
Archive Location:
    • DCS 110-D -- 1037a-ITMA-REEL/CDR
Creation Location:
    • Recorded at the house of Patrick Heaney (retired weaver aged 67), Stravalley, Glencolumkille, Co. Donegal, 20 September 1968 [track A1]
    • Recorded at the house of Con McGinley and Mrs Máire McGinley (aged about 52), Gortaloon, Kinnakillew, Glencolumkille, Co. Donegal, 21 September 1968 [tracks A2–7]
    • Recorded at the house of John Gillespie, Doonalt, Glencolumkille, Co. Donegal, 21 September, 1968 [tracks A8–13]
Creation Date:
    • 20 September, 1968
    • 21 September, 1968
Catalogue Number:
    • HS 6835
    • 1037a-ITMA-REEL/CDR on-site copy: 3120 2222 4018
    • 1037a-ITMA-REEL/CDR off-site copy: 3156 2112 5709
    • 1037a-ITMA-REEL/CDR user copy: SA426B 0345680
    • 1037a-ITMA-REEL/CDR donor copy: SA426B 0345580
    • Heaney, Patrick
    • Shields, Lisa
    • Shields, Hugh
    • McGinley, Mrs. Mary
    • McGinley, Con
    • Gillespie, Paddy Phrionsiais
    • Gillespie, Ann
    • Gillespie, John
    • Shields, Hugh
Track A:
    1. Talk about carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving wool for tweed, speech / Patrick Heaney (retired weaver aged about 67), speech in English ; Lisa Shields, speech in English ; Hugh Shields, speech in English [end of session]
    2. Túirne Mháire (‘Túirne Mháire an túirne sásta´[?]...’), song [with spinning, learnt from her mother] / Mrs Mary McGinley (aged about 52), singing in Irish
    3. Túirne Mháire, song [without spinning] / Mrs Mary McGinley, singing in Irish
    4. A chaora bheag dhílis, song [learnt from her mother] / Mrs Mary McGinley, singing in Irish ; Hugh Shields, speech in English
    5. Talk about spinning in Irish and English, describing the parts of the spinning wheel, speech / Mrs Mary McGinley, speech in Irish, speech in English ; Con McGinley, speech in Irish, speech in English
    6. An sean-duine dóite (‘O an bhaca tú an sean-duine ag deargadh a phíopa?...’), song / Con McGinley, singing in Irish
    7. Never marry an old man (‘Never marry an old man with an armful of bones...’), song / Con McGinley, singing in Irish [end of session]
    8. Túirne Mháire, song / Patrick (Paddy Phroinsiais) Gillespie (of Gortaloon, Glencolmkille, aged about 45), lilt
    9. Baint na cnó [=Nuts in May] (‘Tá Máire beag ag baint no cnó...’), song / Ann Gillespie (10 years, daughter of Paddy Phroinsiais), singing in Irish 
    10. B’fhearr liom real beag, song [translation of ‘I love sixpence’]  / Ann Gillespie, singing in Irish
    11. The wayfarer, poem [by Padraig Pearse, learnt in school], recitation John Gillespie (about 12 years, son of Paddy Phroinsiais), speech in English
    12. Chuaidh an muc beag seo ’n an mhargaidh [=This little pig went to market], rhyme [translation] Patrick (Paddy Phroinsiais) Gillespie, speech in Irish
    13. Mares eat oats, rhyme / Ann Gillespie, speech in English [end of session] [END OF BAND ONE]

Physical Description:
    • 1 sound tape reel : analog
    • Indexes provided by Hugh Shields, see related ephemera
    • Carton: `Cloth-making (interview), Songs / (Eng. & Irish), Rhymes (Irish) Master 35 UFM'. See HSRR. Ephemera.
    • Spool: `UFM 35 Master /35'
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  • Non-commercial Sound Recordings
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