FAQs

 
Where are the records of the Irish Folklore Commission now housed?

They are now housed by the successor to the Irish Folklore Commission, the UCD Delargy Centre for Irish Folklore and the National Folklore Collection. (See links section)

Where can Folklore be studied in Ireland?

The main centres at third level are the Delargy Centre for Irish FolkloreLinks to external website, University College, Dublin and the Department of Folklore and EthnologyLinks to external website, University College, Cork. 


Does the National Museum of Ireland still collect Folklife Objects?

The Museum still collects such objects but less so than in the past. Material is now mainly collected to fill a particular gap or for exhibition purposes. An increasing area of collection is that of early consumer goods reflecting popular life and change. 


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