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What's the Scéal: Objects and Stories

Storytelling event at NMI-Country Life 2002

Hear a mix of traditional and contemporary stories linked to artefacts in the Museum's collections from some of Ireland's premier traditional storytellers, in collaboration with Poetry Ireland. 


Activity at a Glance

Level: Junior Cycle including TY       
Where: Onsite & Online
Group Size: 1 class per session
Event in Courtyard Education Space or AV room
Connection, technology check 
Duration: 1hr

  • Thursday 1st December:    Storyteller: Nuala Hayes 

Times: 10am to 11am or 11.30am to 12.30pm (onsite) or 1pm to 2pm (online)
Booking: Booking required

Bookings and information:

To book this event, contact the bookings and information office

Curriculum Links: 


Learning Outcomes: 

  • Importance of story in the Irish tradition and the link to our intangible heritage.           

  • Stories and objects in the NMI-Country Life.                                                                               


Information on Storytellers: 

For more information on Nuala Hayes click here 

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Country Life

Turlough Park,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755