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Media

Press releases

Presentation of the 1916 Rising Oral History Collection and Volume to the National Library of Ireland 21/01/2016 [PDF]

The Irish Country House and the Great War: launch at National Library of Ireland 30/7/2014 [PDF]

Print media

Cork connections to WWI remembered (with photos), The Cork News, August 1, 2014

Memories of country house heroes who fought in Great War saved for the future by Danielle Stephens, The Irish Independent, July 31, 2014

British ambassador praises spirit of first World War commemorationby Ronan McGreevy in The Irish Times, July 31, 2014

Tales of those in ‘the big house’ to The Great War by Donal Hickey in The Irish Examiner, July 28, 2014

“British ambassador praises even-handed 1916 collection interviews” in The Irish Times, November 14, 2013

Revolutionary voices heard nearly 100 years after war by Donal Hickey in The Irish Examiner, November 14, 2013

Voices from the Great Houses are heard once more by Anne Lucey in The Irish Examiner, April 18, 2013

Descendants of families from great Irish houses gather by Anne Lucey in The Irish Times, April 18, 2013

A look at life in Ireland’s ‘Downton Abbeys’by Donal Hickey in The Irish Examiner, April 4, 2013

New website showcases Kerry ‘Life and Lore’ in The Kerryman, January 11, 2012

Unseen images of great houses of Kerry in The Kerryman, February 2, 2011

“Giving the past a voice” in The Sunday Business Post, March 13, 2011

“Ancestral Voices – Tales from the Big House” in Irish Roots magazine, vol. 78 (2011), 12-13

O’Keeffe oral history recordings launched in Cork in The Kerryman, December 10, 2008

 

Broadcast media

“Jane and Maurice O’Keeffe” on Radio Kerry, March 18 2017. Irish Life and Lore audio begins at 44:14

Maurice O’Keeffe talking about Clondalkin Paper Mills on Morning Ireland, RTÉ Radio 1, August 22 2014

World War One stories with Justin McCarthy on Morning Ireland, RTÉ Radio 1, July 30 2014

Maurice O’Keeffe on The History Show, RTÉ Radio 1, November 17, 2013

Launch of 1916 Oral History Collection: A video report by RTÉ News on the launch of the 1916 Oral History Collection at Dublin Castle, November 13 2013.

Six One News, RTÉ 1 TV, November 13, 2013

Nuacht, TG4, November 13, 2013

Morning Ireland, RTÉ Radio 1, November 12, 2013

Jane O’Hea O’Keeffe on The History Show, RTÉ Radio 1, on April 7, 2013

Launch of the Great Houses of Ireland, Second Collection, video report by RTÉ News, on the launch at the National Library of Ireland, Dublin, April 18, 2012

Podcast on Near 90.3fm on the 1916 Rising recordings 

Online

President’s Diary: President gives an address at the presentation of the 1916 Rising Oral History Collection to the National Library of Ireland 21 January 2016 [text and video online]

“30 July 2014: Launch of Irish Life and Lore oral history collection on ‘The Irish country house and the Great War’ at the National Library of Ireland

“1916 Easter Rising Oral History Collection launched” IRGS e-bulletin, November 2013

“Behind the Walls of Ireland’s Great Houses” by Megan Specia on WorldIrish.com, April 18, 2012

The Heritage Council of Ireland: launch of the Donegal Collection recordings, May 19, 2010

Irish Life & Lore recommended on RootsWeb, March, 2010

John O’Regan writing on The Green Man Review [2002]

Tom Keller on FolkWorld: review of Duhallow book

Roscrea Online: launch of the Tipperary Collection recordings

Launch of the 1916 Rising Oral History Collection.  Decade of Centenaries website.

Launch of the 1916 Rising Oral History Collection.   South Dublin Libraries Local Studies Blog

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown 1916 recordings, accessible at dlr lexicon

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