Traditional Irish Music

  • The Fiddler’s Companion – A huge storehouse of information on traditional music of Ireland, Scotland, the US and Canada. This site is in the process of being converted to a wiki format – see The Traditional Tune Archive, below.
  • The Traditional Tune Archive –  See The Fiddler’s Companion, above.
  • The – A large repository of traditional Irish music. Includes music notation, ABC files, information on recordings, discussions and more.
  • Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann – Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann claims to be the largest group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish traditional music. Their archive contains the recordings, documents and images collected by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann during their 50 years of promoting Irish music and culture.

 Irish Flute

  • Terry McGee, flutemaker – Much more than a site about Terry’s flutes, a huge and generous offering of information and research related to wooden flutes. Terry makes the Grey Larsen Preferred model of flute.
  • Casey Burns Flutes – A great flute maker working in Kingston, Washington, USA. Grey plays his low-pitched flutes in concerts and recordings.
  • Flute Acoustics
  • Woodenflute – A website and discussion list on wooden flute topics.

Tin Whistle

  • Chiff and Fipple – The “Tin Whistle Internet Experience”. Discussions on tin whistle, Irish flute, uilleann pipes, and a wealth of tin whistle information.


Lotus Dickey


  • Tunepal – A very useful website, and app for iPhone and Android, that can listen to someone playing an Irish tune and, usually, identify it.