{"events":[{"id":"0","DateStart":"1963-01-01","DateFinish":"1971-08-10","EventType":"Appointment","Description":"Lecturer at University College Cork"},{"id":"1","DateStart":"1931-08-01","DateFinish":"1931-08-01","EventType":"Family","Description":"Born in Cork"},{"id":"2","DateStart":"1931-08-01","DateFinish":"1931-08-01","EventType":"Upbringing","Description":"Lived in Adare, County Limerick"},{"id":"3","DateStart":"1943-01-01","DateFinish":"1943-01-01","EventType":"School Education ","Description":"Secondary school at St. Finbarr's College, Farranferris, Cork"},{"id":"4","DateStart":"1953-09-01","DateFinish":"1953-09-01","EventType":"Family","Description":"Married Ruth (nee Coughlan) at the Honan Chapel, University College Cork, on 1st of September 1953"},{"id":"5","DateStart":"1948-09-01","DateFinish":"1952-06-01","EventType":"Education","Description":"Attended University College Cork and graduated with B. Mus in 1952"},{"id":"6","DateStart":"1953-07-11","DateFinish":"1953-07-11","EventType":"Work ","Description":"Became Assistant Director of Music at Radi\u00f3 \u00c9ireann"},{"id":"7","DateStart":"1954-12-12","DateFinish":"1954-12-02","EventType":"Birth","Description":"Peadar \u00d3 Riada is born"},{"id":"8","DateStart":"1955-07-25","DateFinish":"1955-07-25","EventType":"Work ","Description":"Begins working for the Abbey Theatre (see Tom\u00e1s \u00d3 Canainn \"Se\u00e1n \u00d3 Riada - His Life and Work)"},{"id":"9","DateStart":"1957-01-01","DateFinish":"1957-01-01","EventType":"Autograph Change","Description":"Begins to sign name Se\u00e1n \u00d3 Riada on compositions for Abbey Theatre"},{"id":"10","DateStart":"1956-03-12","DateFinish":"1956-03-12","EventType":"Birth","Description":"R\u00e9itseal N\u00ed Riada is born"},{"id":"11","DateStart":"1958-10-17","DateFinish":"1958-10-17","EventType":"Birth","Description":"Eoghan \u00d3 Riada is born"},{"id":"12","DateStart":"1960-10-17","DateFinish":"1960-10-17","EventType":"Birth","Description":"Alasdair \u00d3 Riada is born"},{"id":"13","DateStart":"1962-10-16","DateFinish":"1962-10-16","EventType":"Birth","Description":"Cathal \u00d3 Riada is born"},{"id":"14","DateStart":"1964-06-11","DateFinish":"1964-06-11","EventType":"Birth","Description":"Sorcha N\u00ed Riada is born"},{"id":"15","DateStart":"1966-11-24","DateFinish":"1966-11-24","EventType":"Birth","Description":"Liadh N\u00ed Riada is born"},{"id":"16","DateStart":"2008-01-01","DateFinish":"2008-01-01","EventType":"Commemoration","Description":"In the grounds of S\u00e9p\u00e9il Naomh Gobnait, C\u00fail Aodha."},{"id":"17","DateStart":"2011-01-01","DateFinish":"2011-01-01","EventType":"Commemoration","Description":"A festival, F\u00e9ile na Laoch, was organised in his honour by his son, Peadar, in the honour of heroes (laochra) from the seven 'Muses': Storytelling, Sport, Singing, Poetry, Music, Dancing and Acting centring around \u00d3 Riada."},{"id":"18","DateStart":"1963-01-01","DateFinish":"1971-01-01","EventType":"Work","Description":"Lecturer of music"},{"id":"19","DateStart":"1945-01-01","DateFinish":"1945-01-01","EventType":"Work ","Description":"Conductor of Limerick orchestra"},{"id":"100","DateStart":"1963-01-01","DateFinish":"1971-08-10","EventType":"Appointment","Description":"Lecturer at University College Cork"},{"id":"101","DateStart":"1963-01-01","DateFinish":"1963-01-31","EventType":"Review","Description":"Review of Chieftains first record in Hibernia magazine"},{"id":"102","DateStart":"1963-01-01","DateFinish":"1963-01-31","EventType":"","Description":"Chieftains First Album"},{"id":"103","DateStart":"1959-01-01","DateFinish":"1959-01-01","EventType":"","Description":"Claddagh Records Established"},{"id":"104","DateStart":"1967-07-16","DateFinish":"1967-07-16","EventType":"","Description":"RT\u00c9's F\u00e9ach Programme First Aired. The current affairs programme that ran from 1967 to 1984 on RT\u00c9 Television. It set out to show, from a fresh viewpoint, what is happening at home and abroad each week. (RT\u00c9 Guide, 14 July 1967) \u2018F\u00e9ach\u2019 was originally presented by Andy O\u2019Mahony with reports from Se\u00e1n Duignan and M\u00edche\u00e1l \u00d3 Briain."},{"id":"105","DateStart":"1970-01-23","DateFinish":"1970-01-23","EventType":"Hepatitis","Description":"This letter is addressed to both Se\u00e1n and Ruth. Dom Paul, the author of this letter, notes that Se\u00e1n has been diagnosed with hepatitis. He offers his help \u201cwith the said convalescence\u201d, even offering to take the \u201cpledge\u201d himself. He asks \u00d3 Riada to \u201cPlease read [his] words\u201d. Contains Irish."},{"id":"106","DateStart":"1971-10-03","DateFinish":"1971-10-03","EventType":"Death","Description":"\u00d3 Riada's Death (see item #681: File of telegrams from October 1971. These telgrams relate to the illness and eventual death of \u00d3 Riada.)"},{"id":"107","DateStart":"1963-09-15","DateFinish":"1963-09-15","EventType":"House Move","Description":"\u00d3 Riada moves to C\u00fail Aodha (see item #596 - \u00d3 Riada replies to Fleischmann on these topics and mentions the fact that he hates moving house; letter dated 8 September 1963- \u201cthe moving agony begins next week\u201d)"},{"id":"108","DateStart":"1965-05-23","DateFinish":"1965-05-25","EventType":"Travel","Description":"\u00d3 Riada travels to USA (see item #329 - Two baggage identification tags and one airline ticket in the name of \u00d3 Riada. \u00d3 Riada was flying from Dublin to New York (23 May) and later to Los Angeles (26 May) with Aer Lingus)"},{"id":"109","DateStart":"1971-02-10","DateFinish":"1971-02-14","EventType":"Travel","Description":"\u00d3 Riada travels to Toronto (see item #106 - TSS letter from Robert O\u2019Driscoll, Church View, Tuam, Co. Galway to \u00d3 Riada, informing him that the University of Toronto is holding its fourth annual inter-university Seminar in Irish Studies. The theme of this seminar will be \u201cTheatre and the Visual Arts: A Centenary Commemoration of John Synge and Jack Yeats\u201d. It was due to take place from 10 \u2013 14 February 1971. They hope to hold a production of \u2018The Heart\u2019s a Wonder\u2019, Maureen Charlton\u2019s musical version of the \u2018Playboy of the Western Road\u2019. O\u2019Driscoll writes to \u00d3 Riada in the hopes that he could \u201ctease or coax\u201d him into doing the musical arrangements. The postscript is handwritten and refers to the fact that O\u2019Driscoll met \u00d3 Riada briefly at the Merriman School last year. A second postscript informs \u00d3 Riada that the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto will be co-sponsoring the show) \n\n(also item #111 - TSS letter from Robert O\u2019Driscoll, Chairman, Canadian Irish Studies Seminar, St. Michael\u2019s College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada to \u00d3 Riada, referring to the seminar which \u00d3 Riada is planning to speak at, in St. Michael\u2019s College. This seminar is entitled \u201cTheatre and the Visual Arts: A Centenary Celebration of John Millington Synge and Jack B. Yeats\u201d. This typed letter has been followed by a written letter to Se\u00e1n from [Bob] who expresses his delight that Se\u00e1n is coming to Toronto. Accommodation and plane ticket will be paid for as well as a fee of $300. \u00d3 Riada has also written on this letter - phone numbers and names. Also printed programme for the seminar)\n\n(also item #307 - Printed hotel customer card from the Windsor Arms Hotel, 22 St. Thomas Street, Toronto 5, Ontario. There is handwriting on the inside of this card. Card includes a map and general information on the hotel and a shopping guide)\n\n(also item #334 - Aer Lingus plane ticket from Shannon to New York, to Toronto, to New York and back to Shannon. This ticket was issued to \u00d3 Riada. Enclosed with this ticket is a baggage claim tag issued by Air Canada)"},{"id":"110","DateStart":"1960-06-26","DateFinish":"1960-06-26","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Seoladh na nGamhan by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\n"},{"id":"111","DateStart":"1961-06-30","DateFinish":"1961-06-30","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of The Banks of Sullane by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\n"},{"id":"112","DateStart":"1962-11-18","DateFinish":"1962-11-18","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Hercules Dux Ferrariae by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\n"},{"id":"113","DateStart":"1962-11-19","DateFinish":"1962-11-19","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Hercules Dux Ferrariae by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"114","DateStart":"1966-05-03","DateFinish":"1966-05-03","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Hercules Dux Ferrariae by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"115","DateStart":"1966-03-24","DateFinish":"1966-03-24","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Hercules Dux Ferrariae by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"116","DateStart":"1965-04-23","DateFinish":"1965-04-23","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Nomos No. 2 by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"117","DateStart":"1959-02-20","DateFinish":"1959-02-20","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Nomos No. 4 by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"118","DateStart":"1959-11-01","DateFinish":"1959-11-01","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Nomos No. 4 by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"119","DateStart":"1959-02-08","DateFinish":"1959-02-08","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Overture Olynthiac by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"120","DateStart":"1966-01-28","DateFinish":"1966-01-28","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Overture Olynthiac by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp458)\r\n"},{"id":"121","DateStart":"1971-02-07","DateFinish":"1971-02-07","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Overture Olynthiac by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO \u00a0(see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)"},{"id":"122","DateStart":"1972-05-26","DateFinish":"1972-05-26","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Overture Olynthiac by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO \u00a0(see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)"},{"id":"123","DateStart":"1972-03-05","DateFinish":"1972-03-05","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of The Banks of Sullane by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"124","DateStart":"1976-06-04","DateFinish":"1976-06-04","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of The Banks of Sullane by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"125","DateStart":"1972-02-20","DateFinish":"1972-02-20","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Nomos No. 1 by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"126","DateStart":"1978-01-22","DateFinish":"1978-01-22","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Mise \u00c9ire by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"127","DateStart":"1971-11-23","DateFinish":"1971-11-23","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Nomos No. 2 by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"128","DateStart":"1972-01-07","DateFinish":"1972-01-07","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Nomos No. 2 by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"129","DateStart":"1972-04-24","DateFinish":"1972-04-24","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Seoladh na nGamhna by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"130","DateStart":"1973-11-11","DateFinish":"1973-11-11","EventType":"Performance","Description":"Performance of Seoladh na nGamhna by RT\u00c9SO\/RT\u00c9LO (see R. Pine \"Music and Broadcasting In Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2005 pp500)\r\n"},{"id":"131","DateStart":"1962-11-13","DateFinish":"1962-11-14","EventType":"House Move","Description":"\u00d3 Riada moves temporarily to Kerry and begins writing a series of articles for the Irish Times (See Tom\u00e1s \u00d3 Canainn: Se\u00e1n \u00d3 Riada - His Life and Work, pp96)"},{"id":"132","DateStart":"1959-01-01","DateFinish":"1959-01-03","EventType":"Holiday","Description":"The \u00d3 Riada family holidays with Thomas Kinsella. (see item #689: MSS letter from Thomas Kinsella to Ruth; encloses \u201cas nearly as I can remember it, what I said on the programme about Se\u00e1n last Monday night\u201d; an account of his memories of \u00d3 Riada. The young Se\u00e1n \u201clooked like a pale creature out of a Becket novel... a strange blend- of sparsneness and lushness, and deliberate effect\u201d. They holidayed together in Ballyferriter in 1959 where Se\u00e1n \u201cgrew excited about the singing of Gerry Flaherty... and about Se\u00e1n de h\u00d3ra\u2019s store of songs\u201d. Soon after he founded Ceolt\u00f3ir\u00ed Chualann. \u201cIt will be hard not to see him again\u201d.)"},{"id":"133","DateStart":"1948-01-21","DateFinish":"1948-01-22","EventType":"Declaration By \u00d3 Riada","Description":"Diary Entry: John F. Reidy, Genius, Authority on Literature, Art and Music"},{"id":"136","DateStart":"1962-05-01","DateFinish":"1962-05-01","EventType":"","Description":"\u00d3 Riada meets Richard Murphy at a poetry reading in London (see music related project \"The Battle of Aughrim\", May 1968) The pair both travel from London to Dublin together, and some weeks later arrange to meet at \u00d3 Riada's house. Music is selected for \"The Battle of Aughrim\" project which is recorded by Se\u00e1n \u00d3 Riada and Ceolt\u00f3ir\u00ed Chualann in May, 1968."},{"id":"137","DateStart":"1952-06-01","DateFinish":"1952-06-01","EventType":"Signs His Name As Se\u00e1n \u00d3 Riada","Description":"Signs His Name As \"Se\u00e1n \u00d3 Riada\" for his final year B. Mus project essay on Schoenberg (Se\u00e1n analysed in detail Schoenberg\u2019s composition, No. 5 of the Funf Klavierstucke, opus 23)."},{"id":"138","DateStart":"1955-03-29","DateFinish":"1955-03-29","EventType":"House Move","Description":"Se\u00e1n joins Ruth in Paris (See letter in item #263, #265)"},{"id":"139","DateStart":"1955-04-23","DateFinish":"1955-04-23","EventType":"House Move","Description":"Se\u00e1n and Ruth plan a return from Paris to live in Cork at Dorgan's Road, Cork (See item #270)"},{"id":"140","DateStart":"1955-01-01","DateFinish":"1955-01-01","EventType":"House Move","Description":"Se\u00e1n moves to London between December 1954 and February 1955 (see item #253)"},{"id":"141","DateStart":"1955-02-25","DateFinish":"1955-02-25","EventType":"Se\u00e1n Resigns from Radi\u00f3 \u00c9ireann as Assistant Director","Description":"Se\u00e1n Resigns from Radi\u00f3 \u00c9ireann as Assistant Director in March 1955 before moving to France (See item #264)"},{"id":"142","DateStart":"1965-01-01","DateFinish":"1965-01-01","EventType":"","Description":"Se\u00e1n establishes Dra\u00edon Films in 1965 - \nprimarily to make short films for some of the television shows in which he was involved, such as Ailili\u00fa."},{"id":"143","DateStart":"1955-07-20","DateFinish":"1955-07-20","EventType":"House Move","Description":"Se\u00e1n Moves with Ruth and Peadar to 3 Longford Terrace, Monkstown, County Dublin"},{"id":"144","DateStart":"1963-11-22","DateFinish":"1963-11-22","EventType":"Se\u00e1n sick with Jaundice","Description":"Se\u00e1n sick with Jaundice during the airing of President John F Kennedy's funeral "},{"id":"145","DateStart":"1969-02-19","DateFinish":"1969-02-19","EventType":"Se\u00e1n appears on RT\u00c9 program ","Description":"\u2018Right to Reply\u2019 was a fortnightly series about television programmes. Viewers were given the opportunity to discuss their criticisms with those who make the decisions and make the programmes in RT\u00c9. \u2018Right to Reply\u2019 was presented by John Bowman and produced by Sean O Mordha.\""},{"id":"146","DateStart":"1971-05-31","DateFinish":"1971-05-31","EventType":"Se\u00e1n Appears on RT\u00c9's \"F\u00e9ach\" Programme","Description":"