THIS WEBSITE IS A PRELIMINARY RESULT OF A PILOT PROJECT. EDITORIAL WORK IS STILL UNDER WAY ON ALL CONTENT PUBLISHED HERE.
The Schools’ Collection is the first collection being made available on this site.
It is a collection of folklore compiled by schoolchildren in Ireland in the 1930s.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
A new search has been added to dúchas.ie and you can find stories connected with particular people, including the storytellers, children and teachers. Click on ‘People’ and you can enter the start of a surname, or the full surname, or browse alphabetically and filter by county.
UCD National Folklore Collection DCU
Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht National Lottery