McDonnell, James, 1763-1845

Lamentation for Deirdre

Bunting Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The collection consists mainly of musical manuscripts compiled and notated by Bunting during the festival and on his subsequent tour of Ireland, 1792-c 1810 and notebooks of lyrics in both Roman and Gaelic script compiled by the Irish Scholar, Patrick Lynch of Loughinisland, Co. Down, during his tour in 1802 which he undertook on Bunting’s behalf. Other miscellaneous items of note include a memoir ...