Community Transcription

We are inviting users of the site to transcribe, on a voluntary basis, the stories that were collected as part of the Schools’ Collection. We hope that this work will increase community participation in the project and make the material more accessible. More information...

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Give me a story to transcribe!

Would you like to transcribe a story? Are you interested in getting involved but don't know where to start? Follow the links below and you will be given a random story from the collection to transcribe!

We recommend that you create a user account first so that your work will receive the appropriate recognition.

Story in Irish Story in English

Transcribing the Schools’ Collection

This is an opportunity for you to help with the dissemination of this valuable material and to obtain a deeper insight into the Schools’ Collection. If you are a teacher or lecturer we would be delighted to help you use this facility in the classroom. If you are a researcher who is transcribing Schools’ Collection material for your own research, why not make your transcriptions available to the public? See what is available for transcription »

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95,514 pages in Irish

76,544 pages transcribed
18,970 pages left to transcribe

348,829 pages in English

347,659 pages transcribed
1,170 pages left to transcribe