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The hand line - if it's not broken, don't fix it
While working in the stores of the Irish Folklife collection recently, I came across a fishing hand line that was ...
1922 letter: a contemporaneous account of events from the time of the great explosion at the Four Courts.
This letter was written by my mother Eileen McCarthy (née Scott) to her own mother Rose Scott in Putney, London. ...
Fate of the First Dail
Thanks to Irish Newspaper Archives for use of material 50 of the 69 members of the First Dail were photographed on ...
Reviving the Galway hooker
Covid restrictions have struck again and travel outside of Mayo has been controlled. Thankfully, I was able to get to ...
Online Network Meeting, 3rd November 2020
‘iCAN Updates’ presentation ***presentation*** Thank you to everyone for joining the meeting and for your very valuable contributions. Well done to Pat Reid, ...
Uploading a video to your YouTube channel
You’ve created the Channel, now it’s time to populate your channel with content, in this video we will show you ...
Connecting a YouTube Channel to your site
In this video, we will show you how to connect / Embed a a YouTube video to your site.
Creating a YouTube Channel
Putting a video on your website should be very straightforward however because of its size it can sometime times make ...
Zoom Sign-in, create and schedule a meeting
In this Video we will show you how to sign in, create and schedule a video conference call and it’s ...
Creating a Master Map
A master map is a great way to present projects, such as Heritage Trails and information on, for example houses ...
Irish Community Archive Network (iCAN) wins prestigious award
National Museum of Ireland-led initiative supports communities to collect and preserve their history, heritage and culture online The Irish Community Archive ...
Early Dail Members For Limerick
Sources: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/members/tds/, Irish Newspaper Archives There were, in total, 19 members for Limerick of the first 4 Houses of Dáil Éireann, ...
Tír Sáile Sculptural Trail
Tír Sáile Sculpture Trail was the largest public art ever undertaken within Ireland. During the Mayo Year 5000 the project ...
An afternoon with a currach fisherman
Standing at Port an Chuaille on Clare Island, I scanned beyond the quiet pier and tried to imagine what the ...
Canon Joseph Canton
Athenry Administrator He was responsible for the Presentation Sisters contribution to Athenry’s educational requirements. Joseph Canton was born in the parish of ...
Bullaun stones were associated with early Christian church sites within Ireland. These have been adapted to reference a man – ...
Loughnashee Rock Art
Rock Art at times may be referred to as Petroglyphs or Galician Art. They are defined as carvings on exposed ...
The Boheh Stone
The Boheh Stone is located E S E of the summit of Croagh Patrick. It is known locally as St. ...
La Tène Stones
The La Tène Culture originated in the Mid fifth Century B.C. with interactions between Greco & Etruscan civilizations with the ...
Mary Hayes 1901 - 1919
My great-aunt Mary Hayes from Limerick, who died 101 years ago in the second wave of the Spanish Flu aged ...
Currach fishermen of Clare Island
Clare Island lies 5.5 kilometres off the coast of County Mayo. It is only one hour drive from the National Museum of Ireland - Country at Turlough Park to the ferry departure at Roonagh Pier.
What boats are in the Irish Folklife Collection?
The Irish Folklife collection of the National Museum of Ireland amounts to over 37,000 objects. The collection contains over thirty traditional Irish boats.
The tangible remnants of the relationship between island and coastal communities and the sea are safeguarded and displayed at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.
Lena/ Joe McGinty
An amazing Lady without doubt, I remember her well, she was always kind to us when we went to her...
Michael Mc Hugh
Not absolutely certain of my facts, but the original road to the Ferry was called Bother na Claddi, and I...
michael mc hugh
Our family lived next door to her and I remember her well as a strong old lady right up to...
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