Welcome to the National Folklore Collection at University College Dublin, home to one of the largest collections of oral and ethnological material in the world. Visitors are invited to explore the large selection of books, manuscripts, audio recordings, videos and photographs, drawings and paintings dealing with Irish life, folk history and culture.
The specialist library contains books, periodicals and off-prints on Irish and comparative folklore, ethnology and related fields. A range of finding aids will assist researchers in locating information about a particular subject, or material contributed by any of the many thousands of storytellers, collectors and correspondents over the years.
New material continues to be added to the Collection, including photographs, audio and video material, books and documents.
Courses in Irish Folklore
Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Irish folklore are offered by the School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics.
For details of these programmes, go to http://www.ucd.ie/icsifl.
The National Folklore Collection is closed during the month of August, re-opening on Thursday, 1 September 2011.
|Title NFC Christmas holidays|
|Short Description: The National Folklore Collection will be closed from 21 December 2012 to 8 January 2013.|
|Title THE OTHERWORLD|
|Short Description: The Otherworld|
|Title ATLANTIC CURRENTS, Essays on Lore, Literature and Language / Sruthanna an Aigéin Thiar, Aistí ar Sheanchas, ar Litríocht agus ar Theanga - Essays in Honour of Séamas Ó Catháin|
|Short Description: Launch of ATLANTIC CURRENTS, Essays on Lore, Literature and Language / Sruthanna an Aigéin Thiar, Aistí ar Sheanchas, ar Litríocht agus ar Theanga - Essays in Honour of Séamas Ó Catháin|
|Title 'Captured by Song'|
|Short Description: 'Captured by Song'|
|Title A night in honour of Dáithí Ó hÓgáin|
|Short Description: A night in honour of Dáithí Ó hÓgáin|
|Title Launch of the Béal Beo website|
|Short Description: -|
A new website of early sound recordings from the National Folklore Collectionhttp://www.bealbeo.ie/
|Title Oliver Cromwell questionnaire|
|Short Description: -|
|Title National Folklore Collection report 2010-11|
|Short Description: National Folklore Collection report 2010-11|
|Title Miraculous Plenty|
|Short Description: Miraculous Plenty|