Discover folk-themed exhibitions representing traditional ways of life in rural Ireland since 1850.
Echoes of the Vikings in Mayo
The RDS Craft Awards Exhibition is an annual showcase for excellence in Irish craft.
People in rural Ireland used to grow materials for everyday items like rush saddles, baskets, beehives, chairs & mattresses.
Discover how the Irish state's 20th century collection and recording of folklore has resulted in the Irish Folklife Collection.
See how rural Ireland and its people traditionally used natural materials to create practical tools and solve everyday problems.
How did rural people react to the Land War, Home Rule & the post-Famine period? Explore political, economic & social history of Ireland 1850-1950.
Explore life in traditional Irish homes in the past with information on feeding, furnishing and clothing families.
How did rural Irish people hunt, grow & eat in the past? Explore the history of Ireland's farmers & fishermen.
Explore how rural and traditional Irish communities have celebrated seasonal festivals with traditional crafts and practices.
Discover how traditional craftsmen used their skills and tools to create everyday objects, often from local raw materials.
This new exhibition explores the history and developments in design of the bicycle.