Photographs

  1. N102.05.00015

    Fiddlers, pipers etc: photo of the fiddler Michael Coleman.

  2. A041.06.00001

    The Well: water pump at Kilsallaghan.

  3. N100.03.00001

    Musicmaking: men listening to gramophone, Inishbiggle, Achill.

  4. C021.16.00001

    1975

    Currachs: Michael O’Brien in his coracle on the river Boyne - one of the few who knows how to make a coracle. He made one for the National Museum, Dublin. The coracle is made with hazel rods.

  5. N110.06.00083

    1935

    Dance: Dancing on road about two miles south of Rathfarnham.

  6. M011.29.00014

    Officials of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Séamas Ó Catháin and Seán Ó hEochaidh.

  7. K030.01.00002

    1947

    Famine: “Sympathy”, watercolour on paper, 62 x 50cm, signed and dated “Seán O Ruanadh Sagart 1947” (Revd John Rooney [alias Joannes Clericus]), presented to NFC by Brian Foley on behalf of the Foley family including his sister Ina Foley (1917-1997).

  8. N102.04.00002

    1972

    Fiddlers, pipers etc: Flute player, Larry Mc Donagh of Ballinafad, County Sligo, photographed in Boyle.

  9. M011.29.00015

    1947

    Officials of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Seán Ó hEochaidh, with a basket for long line (spiller).

  10. A021.01.00055

    1959

    Hearth & Chimney: Caherlea; wooden chimney (house of W. Kelly).

  11. N100.06.00008

    1970

    Musicmaking: Donal O’Sullivan, folk music scholar. Print from Nachlass Donal O’Sullivan.

  12. N100.06.00009

    1970

    Musicmaking: Donal O’Sullivan, folk music scholar. Print from Nachlass Donal O’Sullivan.

  13. N100.06.00010

    1970

    Musicmaking: Donal O’Sullivan, folk music scholar. Print from Nachlass Donal O’Sullivan.

  14. H040.11.00002

    1964

    May Day: The May Bush is most common in Leinster, although it is also known in other parts of the country. It is set up outside the house on May Eve and is decorated with flowers, ribbons, pieces of paper etc. Whitethorn is the most popular type of bush.

  15. B060.17.00001

    1972

    Basket-making: A sheep crib made by William Egan, Clonfanlough for the National Museum of Ireland.

  16. M010.03.00039

    2010

    Work of the Commission, Connacht: Michéal Mac Énrí and Caitlín Uí Mhurchú, children of folklore collector Míchéal Mac Énrí, photographed in NFC.

  17. N102.06.00008

    1970

    Fiddlers, Pipers: Group of pipers including Séamus Ennis, Dan Dowd, Seán Reid, Willie Clancy, Paddy Moloney. Front row middle, Gerry Mulligan. Front row right, Neil Mulligan.

  18. N102.06.00009

    1970

    Fiddlers, Pipers: Piper Gerry Mulligan.

  19. N102.06.00010

    1970

    Fiddlers, Pipers: Piper Neil Mulligan.

  20. M010.34.00186

    1998

    Work of the Commission and Department of Irish Folklore: Collector Tom Munnelly with singers John Campbell, Len Graham and Frank Harte at Elko, Nevada.

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Archival Reference

The Photographic Collection, A041.06.00001

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