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.
Meitheal dú
Get a deeper insight into the folklore of Ireland by transcribing Irish-language stories in the Schools’ Collection.
Meitheal dú
This is a collection of surnames that developed from the work of the Irish Folklore Commission. Find alternate spellings of Irish surnames.
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