Daniel Gomes is Assistant Professor of English at Bakersfield College. He has published on the Irish literary response to the Spanish Civil War, as well as W. B. Yeats’s use of mythology, and he is working on a book about Irish politics and the ballad genre.
Archival Airwaves: Recording Ireland for the BBC
In 1947, Brian George, the head of the British Broadcasting Corporation’s Central Programme Operations, hired Séamus Ennis to help record traditional music throughout Ireland. Ennis was ideally suited for the task.