Bobby Gardiner celebration at the Willie Clancy Summer School
Aidan Duggan donates 19th century manuscripts
UCC Music Department acquires portrait of Captain Francis O'Neill
Connie O'Connell to receive TG4 Gradam Ceoil Cumadóir/Composer Award.
“Celebrating the Centenary; One hundred years of Irish Traditional Music Pedagogy at University College Cork” by Mary Mitchell-Ingoldsby.
Traditional Artist in Residence 2022
UCC Music Department featured on The Rolling Wave on RTÉ Radio 1
We were delighted to welcome Aoife Nic Cormaic to the Music Department in February. Aoife presents The Rolling Wave on RTÉ Radio 1 and she produced a one-hour special celebrating the centenary of Irish traditional music at UCC. Lecturers Mary Mitchell-Ingoldsby and Jack Talty spoke to Aoife about the development of Irish traditional music throughout its 100-year-history at the University and announced a number of exciting events to mark the centenary. The show was broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 9pm on Sunday 27th February.Find Out More
Ó'Riada Memorial Lecture
UCC Irish Traditional Music Society
TradSoc aims to promote Irish traditional music at UCC through the organisation of events held throughout the academic year. Our main event is a weekly lunchtime concert series held each Wednesday at 1.10pm in An Seomra Caidrimh in the ORB on main campus. For those wishing to experience traditional music in a less formal setting, we also hold a weekly session in Cork city. The centerpiece of our events calendar is the UCC TradFest which takes place annually each February. UCC TradSoc is a friendly and welcoming society which promises an enjoyable experience to anyone who wishes to join. Through our exciting calendar of events, we strive to promote Irish traditional music, song and dance, and have fun along the way!Find Out More