Island Lecture Series: Music-making and the experience of community life on an Irish island with Rory McCabe (Virtual Event)

Event Date:
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 1:00 pm
Online with Zoom

Promotional image with event details. There is also an aerial photograph of Clare Island at sunset, a black and white photo of a group of musicians playing traditional Irish music around a table at a pub, and a headshot of Rory McCabe with Clare Island in the distance behind him.

Island Lecture Series: Music-making and the experience of community life on an Irish island with Rory McCabe

Tuesday, January 19, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm AST (UTC-4)

The Island Lecture Series January session will feature Irish researcher Dr. Rory McCabe (Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland Galway) joining us live from Clare Island, Ireland, to discuss music-making as a fundamental part of island community life and an important measure of island vitality. Following his presentation, Rory will be joined in conversation by Dr. Laurie Brinklow (Institute of Island Studies, UPEI), with an opportunity for questions from the audience. This session will be held virtually via Zoom on January 19, 2021, at 1 p.m. AST. Full details are available at

This virtual event is free to attend and all are welcome. Advance registration is required – please visit to reserve your spot.

For more information about the Island Lecture Series, please visit

Contact Name
Maggie Henry (Interim Coordinator, Institute of Island Studies)