Communication, Media + Arts in Dingle
CM299 – Sounds of Ireland: Music, Media and Culture

The course focuses on the popular music and media of the local area and the surrounding country. In this class we listen closely to the sounds and stories of popular Irish music and their close connections to the history and culture of Ireland. This course includes: musical performances, film screenings, invited speakers, discussions, written work, field trips, and audio productions.

It will be a two-week experience that is educational, rewarding and closely linked to the local environment. Sounds of Ireland is an active and engaged exploration of music, media and culture, and their significance to the everyday life of Ireland.