Photographs

  1. M010.06.00060

    Work of the Comission and Department of Irish Folklore: Máire Nic Néill, Bailiúchán na Scol, Irish Folklore Commission, 1939. Caption with photograph reads: "Over 20 tons of folklore - a section of some of the 6,000 copybooks containing folklore".

  2. M010.18.00108

    1948

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Tadhg Ó Murchú recording on the ediphone in Spuncán with Pádraig Ó Súilleabháin, An Coireán.

  3. M011.20.00001

    1946

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Liam de Noraidh, Collector. He was the first collector of folk song and music for the Folklore Commission.

  4. M010.18.00005

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Recording at Cluain Eachlainn, Tadhg Ó Murchú and Liam Stac. Both are sitting on a wall with a recording microphone between them, lake and mountain are visible in background.

  5. M010.18.00006

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Recording session preparation, 1947.

  6. M010.18.00012

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Recording, Cluain Eachlainn. Liam Stac sitting on a wall recording with ediphone, mountain and lake visible. He is wearing a hat and has his back to camera.

  7. M011.06.00019

    1947

    Officials of the Commission & Department of Irish Folklore: Máire MacNeill. She is sitting in front of shelves filled with books, typing.

  8. M010.18.00016

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Recording, Cluain Eachlainn.

  9. M010.18.00021

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Recording, Cluain Eachlainn.

  10. M010.18.00023

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Recording, Cluain Eachlainn. View from a height with old style car parked outside stone house with lake visible in distance. People gathered outside car.

  11. M011.06.00029

    1964

    Officials of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Staff of Irish Folklore Commission outside 82 St Stephen's Green; Thomas Wall, Máire Dillon, Anraí Ó Braonáin & Seán Ó Súilleabháin.

  12. M010.25.00001

    1947

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Michael J. Murphy's father (Michael Murphy), Alice (Michael J.'s wife) and Michael J. at Mick Dinny’s, Dromintee. Photo by Ellen Ettlinger, Feb 1947.

  13. M011.06.00048

    1976

    Officials of the Commission & Department of Irish Folklore: Dr Seán Ó Súilleabháin & Séamas Ó Catháin.

  14. M011.06.00051

    1976

    Officials of the Commission & Department of Irish Folklore: Cóisir na Nollag, Christmas party.

  15. M011.06.00054

    1976

    Officials of the Commission & Department of Irish Folklore: Cóisir na Nollag, Christmas Party.

  16. B124.24.00002

    1954

    Baskets: Rush work, Fraughan baskets (bilberries), made by Mrs Rose Emerson, Gortaclea, Cushendall.

  17. B085.29.00004

    1935

    Rope-maker: Making straw rope (for roofing) near Carrick.

  18. H032.18.00023

    1974

    St. Brigid's Day and Brigid's Cross: Brídeoga, Cill Ghobnait.

  19. M011.06.00060

    1976

    Officials of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Breandán Breathnach agus Tom Wall, Cóisir na Nollag, Christmas party.

  20. M010.34.00020

    1950

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Bloomington, Indiana, 1950. Front: Åke Campbell, an English Lady, Sigurd Erixon, Reidar Christiansen, Walter Anderson, Mrs. Karlfeld (folk song), Otto Andersson. Rear: Seán Ó Súilleabháin (& A.N.other), Laurits Bødker.

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Archival Reference

The Photographic Collection, M010.18.00108

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