Public Tour of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Join one of our free guided tours each Saturday to discover Ireland's National Folklife Collection
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The Irish Folklife Collection amounts to c.35,000 objects complemented by extensive archive documentation which includes a specialist library, field recordings and image collections.
The aim of the Irish Folklife Division is to collect and preserve objects representative of the material culture that forms part of the traditional way of life of Ireland.
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An unusual shaped penal cross with Christ in relief on the front and the following symbols are carved on to the front; three stars, maniple, spear, ladder, St. Andrew’s Cross, cock and pot.View artefact Show me another artefact fact
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