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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: 3rd-6th Class
Group Size: 1 class per session
Set-up:  Connection, technology check 
Duration: 1hr

  • Tuesday 28th November: 1st to 3rd Class 
  • Wednesday 29th November: 3rd-4th Class 
  • Thursday 30th November: 5th-6th Class        

Times: 10am to 11am (onsite) 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: 



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Country Life

Turlough Park,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755