'Spreading the Word' How to make use of your oral history and folklore collections

Saturday 18th May 2013 10am - 4pm

Description of event

Workshop Programme

10.00-10.15 am Welcome and Opening Address. Dr. Catherine O Connor, Vice-Chairperson, Oral History Network of Ireland (OHNI).

10.15-11.30am. Presentations

‘Hitting the Airwaves: An Oral History Project’s Path to Broadcasting’ Therese McIntyre (OHNI).

‘The Case for Collection as a point of Departure for Oral Heritage’ Tomás Mac Conmara (OHNI), Co-Ordinator, Cuimhneamh an Chláir.

‘Oughterard’s Heritage on the Web’ David Collins, Oughterard Heritage Group.

11.30-12.00am. Tea/Coffee. (provided).

12.00-1.00pm. Sharing Experience Presentations from Hedy Gibbons, Clarinbridge Heritage Group & Finbarr O’ Regan, Athenry History Archive as well as other workshop participants.

1.00- 2.00pm Lunch (provided).

2.00-3.00pm. Presentations

‘Family Myths and Memories’Damien Quinn, NUIG.

‘The ‘BEO’ Project A Digital Window onto the People of Galway in times past’ Brendan Smyth, Digital Enterprise Research Officer (DERI) at NUIG.

3.00 – 4.00pm. Open Forum and Discussion


Paddy Burkes
County Galway


Oral History Network