Featuring projects and topics that may not be featured extensively in the Museum Galleries.
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear several 19th century emigrants’ letters being read.
As in much of northern Europe, May Day in Ireland, was a celebration and welcome of the summer.
The festival of Samhain, the first day of winter, was marked on the 1 November.
Many of these traditions and customs are represented in the National Folklife Collection which is on display in the Museum.
1st February marks Lá Fhéile Bríde or St. Brigid’s Day
A look at the daily lives of children in rural Ireland in the 1950s.
A little history and a recipe on how to make a pancake
Some of the folklore and objects associated with Ireland's patron saint in the Collections of the National Museum of Ireland