Over the months of February and March 2017 eleven recordings have been compiled with people who live along the route of the old Tralee to Dingle narrow-gauge railway. They describe the impact of the line in their communities, which include Tralee, Blennerville, Derrymore, Camp, Castlegregory, Aunascaul, Lispole and Dingle. The recordings will be posted on […]
Work will begin in April 2017 on an oral history collection entitled Voices of the Troubles. Supported by Cavan Co. Library, the collection will be comprised of 50 recorded interviews with people who have lived along the border regions of Cavan and Fermanagh during the thirty years of the Troubles.
The Irish Life and Lore Heritage Oral History Collection was launched by Dr Martin Mansergh at the RDS in Dublin on Wednesday 15th March at 2.30pm. The new Irish Life and Lore website was launched at the same event. Description: The Heritage Collection is comprised of 29 audio recordings compiled in various locations in Ireland over the […]
2017 marks the centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe who was born in Kinard near Dingle, Co. Kerry in 1885. He trained as a teacher and was appointed Principal of Corduff National School in north Dublin. He was a member of the Irish Volunteers and Conradh na Gaeilge. During the Easter Rising he commanded […]