Word of Mouth: Oral History Practice and Preservation in Ireland

Programme of Events

14.00 - 15.30 pm
Friday, 16 September
Workshop: Doing Oral History

15.40 - 17.00 pm
Workshop: Using Oral History for Research Purposes
Introduced by Mary Muldowney

18.30 pm
Wine Reception
Kilkenny Design Centre
19.00 pm
Keynote Address
Kilkenny Design Centre Introduction by Maura Cronin

10.00 - 10.15am
Saturday, 17 September
Welcome and Opening Address

10.15 - 10.30am
Official Launch of the Oral History Network of Ireland

10.30 - 12.30
Documenting Orality and Memory
This session will examine the practice, status and financing of oral history in Ireland at the present time. It will include discussion of oral history in academia and in the community.

12.45 - 14.30pm
Special Session: Issues and Ethics
Chair: Eve Morrison

14.30 – 16.30pm
Oral History and the Archives
This session will focus on the essential and urgent issue of the archiving of oral history collected in Ireland.

16.30 – 16.45pm
Tea/Coffee Break
16.45 – 17.30pm
Concluding Round Table Discussion
Chair and Rapporteur: Maura Cronin
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