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Killeagh Parish Folklore DVD Project
Killeagh, Co Cork

Killeagh parish is located in the eastern end of County Cork and forms part of the Diocese of Cloyne in the Barony of Imokilly.


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Gathering Heritage
Co Louth Gathering Heritage

Gathering Heritage is a project from Louth which is a follow-on from The Gathering in 2013. The project has interviewed and recorded about 30 people who had returned to Ireland from all walks of life capturing their life stories online.


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Accounts of the Conflict Project
University of Ulster, Derry INCORE, University of Ulster

The ‘Accounts of the Conflict’ project is collecting stories related to ‘the Troubles’ in, and about, Northern Ireland. The project is being undertaken by INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute).


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The Modern Irish Church Oral History Project
Nationwide Eimir O'Brien

The Modern Irish Church Oral History Project is part of on-going research into how people in Ireland feel/felt about worship in ‘modern’ churches.


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Kilkenny Oral History
Kilkenny Kilkenny Leader Partnership

The Kilkenny Community Oral History Project set out to explore the origins, boundaries, place-names and the characteristics of four communities within Kilkenny City. Each of the areas has a local identity and geographic footprint familiar to older people but not fully explored and recorded.


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The Dublin Jewish Oral History Project
Dublin The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland

The remit of the Dublin Jewish Oral History Project is to reflect and record the narrative of Dublin Jewish history based on the personal testimony of as many members of the Dublin Jewish community as possible.


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World within Walls – St. Davnet’s
Monaghan

World within Walls is a project which aims to remember the histories of St. Davnet’s former psychiatric hospital in Monaghan town.


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1913 Alternative Visions
Dublin 1913 Alternative Visions Oral History Group

The 1913 Alternative Visions Oral History Group was set up in September 2012 to collect stories from people whose families, communities or unions have memories of the 1913 Dublin Lockout and to consider the legacy of the Lockout in the light of 100 years of subsequent history. The project is sponsored by various trade unions and is led by oral historians Dr Ida Milne and Dr Mary Muldowney. Interviews will feed into a book due for publication in 2013 to celebrate the centenary of the Lockout.


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Religious customs and practises in Co Cork
Cork Cork County Council

In 2009, Cork County Council in association with its partners on the County Heritage Forum, worked on an oral history project collecting information on religious customs and practises in Cork County (in partnership with Cork City and County Archives).


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Cork Folklore Project: folklore and oral histories
Cork Cork Folklore Project

Since August 1996, the Cork Folklore Project has been collecting folklore and oral histories, preserving a record of the rich traditions of Cork City's urban communities. Visit our website at www.ucc.ie/cfp and our online Memory Map on www.corkmemorymap.org


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Oral History Archive of Our Lady’s Hospital
Clare Clare County Oral History Project

July 2002. Interviews with former and current staff give an insight into the daily workings of the hospital, giving a history of the institution from the 1940s to its closure. Recollections describe the poor conditions of the 1940s, and the almost continuous changes and improvements in the following decades. Interviews were conducted with staff who lived in the hospital, who worked on the farm and with children of staff who grew up in Our Lady’s Hospital.


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A Women’s Oral History Archive
Clare Clare County Oral History Project

Focused on the daily lives of women in Clare, centring on childhood and education, marriage, childbirth, economic and social circumstances.


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Cuimhneamh an Chláir
Clare Cuimhneamh an Chláir - The Clare Oral History and Folklore Group

Undertake Life Interviews with elderly people throughout County Clare as well as conducting Day Care centre and group reminiscence.


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The Glens of Antrim Oral History Project
Antrim The Glens of Antrim Historical Society

Over the past number of years the Glens of Antrim Historical Society undertook a key Oral History Project. This project involved interviewing older residents of the Glens about their life and memories of a past age. The interviews bring history to life, and give first hand experience of the different aspects of living in the Glens area.


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GAA Oral History Project
National GAA, Boston College

The GAA Oral History Project aims to record the fullest possible picture of what the GAA has meant to the Irish people, in their own words.


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National Folklore Collection
National National Folklore Collection/Cnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann

Material collected by the collectors of the Irish Folklore Commission since its inception in the 1930s up to the 1970s. The National Folklore Collection is housed in the UCD Delargy Centre for Irish Folklore and the National Folklore Collection, which is the successor organization to the Irish Folklore Commission (1935-1971) and the Department of Irish Folklore (1971-2006).


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Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Oral History 2017-2018

Dublin City Archives is delighted to announce that they will once again be offering a life-long learning course: Lord Mayor’s Certificate …

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May 10, 2017
Research Assistant in Oral History/Folklore Archive – CE Scheme

The Cork Folklore Project is offering an eligible candidate an opportunity to work with us at our offices in Farranferris, Cork.  …

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May 08, 2017
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