Call for Tipperary stories of Ireland’s Rural Electrification Scheme

Local people with memories of Ireland’s Rural Electrification Scheme are being sought to retell their tales as part of a new publication due out later this year. The book ‘Then There Was Light’ will provide a valuable snapshot of the time Ireland left the dark ages by allowing power and light into even the most […]

Folklore and local history from Co. Tipperary Schools’ Collection now available on www.duchas.ie

The Schools’ Collection, an important component of the National Folklore Collection, UCD, contains the folklore material recorded by pupils between 1937 and 1939. It consists of over half a million pages recorded by around 50,000 primary school pupils in the 26 counties. Material from the Schools’ Collection has been published on an ongoing basis on […]