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Exploring the session space
Daithí Kearney

-Second World War phenomenon (Hamilton, 1999). The development of pub sessions owed much to the perceived revival in Irish traditional music, facilitated by two factors in particular: the formation of CCE in 1951 as a significant cultural organisation that sought to promote Irish culture, and the work of composer Seán Ó Riada, who reshaped the sounds and contexts for Irish traditional music in the 1950s and 1960s. As O’Shea notes: The confluence of economic growth with this mid-twentieth-century revival allowed an emerging subculture of musicians simultaneously to embrace

in Spacing Ireland
Jenny Pickerill

, environmentalists will be unable to base their activism on it, and will have either to revert to their old forms of communication, or explore new technologies and techniques. However, once CMC becomes commodified, environmentalists might be able to recreate parallel spaces of resistance in its margins as activists have done in offline society: Soon the Net will be a closed mass medium with little or no room for new players. But we can then begin to build parallel networks, underground systems, somewhere in the margins. Wonderful subcultures will blossom . . . There is still

in Cyberprotest