Our 19th annual plenary conference was held as an online event under the joint auspices of the SMI and the Irish National Committee of the International Council for Traditional Music. It took place on 27-20 May 2021, and was hosted by the Department of Music, School of Creative Arts, Trinity College Dublin.  

See the programme summary, and the full booklet which includes abstracts of all the papers.

Keynote lectures were given by Professor Michael Beckerman (New York University): "I have loved the lands of Ireland," and Other Adventures in the Timeless Past(oral); and Professor Harry White (University College Dublin): Ireland and the Musical Work.