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Irish Music Course

Learn all about traditional Irish music, the tunes, the instruments and the history!


  • Learn about the past and present of Irish music.
  • Interactive listening Quiz
  • 38 page Irish musical instrument resource
  • Play-along polka for all the class!


About The Author


Shane Mc Kenna
Shane Mc Kenna

Shane Mc Kenna is a musician and music teacher from Monaghan, currently based in Dublin. He studied Music Education and Music Technology in Trinity College Dublin where he became a leading researcher and developer in the area of new musical notation for education and collaborative music making. He has guest lectured in Ireland and abroad based on his work developing new systems of teaching and learning about music, inside and outside the classroom.

Shane is an experienced musician having performed in orchestras, choirs and bands on a range of instruments and is currently attempting to master the fiddle!

Shane hosts CPD courses across Ireland each a year and leads the development of the DabbledooMusic curriculum content.

If you have any questions or feeback about the curriculum content please get in touch!

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Content Overview


  History of Irish Music
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  Instruments
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  Different Types of Irish Tunes
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  Play along with an Irish Polka
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  Further Listening
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