New Issue of Folklore Journal

New Issue of Folklore Journal

  • 28 Jun 2017

The new issue of the Folklore Department's Journal is out now.

 

Is féidir an iris a cheannach ach cuairt a thabhairt ar shiopa oifigiúil COC.

You can order the journal by visiting the official UCC online shop.

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Béaloideas/Folklore and Ethnology Postgraduate Research Seminar 5

Béaloideas/Folklore and Ethnology Postgraduate Research Seminar 5

  • 13 Mar 2017

Tuesday 14th March 2017, 11.00 – 13.00.

Archive/Seminar Room, Department of Folklore and Ethnology, 1st Floor, 5 Elderwood, College Road

A round table discussion about the researcher’s position within their work. This will feature two short presentations, followed by open discussion:

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Come to Cove for Shrove

Come to Cove for Shrove

  • 13 Feb 2017

And enjoy Cobh's famous 'Skilligin' Day'

A celebration of Shrove Traditions, Mardis Gras and Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday 28th February

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“Do we know why we think what we think? (On worldview and folk medicine).”

“Do we know why we think what we think? (On worldview and folk medicine).”

  • 10 Feb 2017

by Rosari Kingston

11.00 – 12.00, Tuesday, 14 February, in G27 O'Rahilly Building

 

This is a public lecture that is part of the Béaloideas/Folklore and Ethnology postgraduate research seminar series.

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The elf in my thesis: (auto)ethnographic research and a DH PhD

The elf in my thesis: (auto)ethnographic research and a DH PhD

  • 07 Feb 2017

Wednesday, 8 February, 12.00 – 14.00

DAH Active Learning Space

Food Science and Technology Building

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RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta & the Culture of Gaeltacht Communities, 1972-1996

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta & the Culture of Gaeltacht Communities, 1972-1996

  • 30 Nov 2016

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta & the Culture of Gaeltacht Communities, 1972-1996

Thursday, 8 December, 11.00 – 12.00

G27 O'Rahilly Building

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On the Wran

On the Wran

  • 22 Nov 2016

[Lecturer and Lecture Title:] Dr Aoife Granville: ‘On the Wran’ in Dingle: Marching, Musicking and Masquerade.

[Venue and Time:] 12-1, on 1 December 2016, in Geography/Geology Lecture Theatre, UCC.

This lecture will look at the contemporary tradition of the wren in Dingle town, the rituals and customs associated with it and explore its impact on community identity today.

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Folklore and Ethnology Postgraduate Research Seminar

Folklore and Ethnology Postgraduate Research Seminar

  • 06 Nov 2016

A round table discussion on the topic of Memory, featuring three short presentations, followed by open discussion.

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Meeting The Other Crowd

Meeting The Other Crowd

  • 21 Oct 2016

On a recent visit to Roinn an Bhéaloidis, folklorist and author, Eddie Lenihan, spoke of his excitement at having one of his collections of fairy stories translated into Japanese:

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Heritage Week Event August 20th/21st 2016

Heritage Week Event August 20th/21st 2016

  • 18 Aug 2016

Join us and learn about the rich folklore and cultural traditions surrounding Lughnasadh, marking the coming of autumn in the Celtic Calendar Year.

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Cork Folklore Project announcement of new Project Manager

Cork Folklore Project announcement of new Project Manager

  • 16 Feb 2016

The Cork Folklore Project and the Department of Folklore and Ethnology, UCC are pleased to announce the appointment of a new CFP Project Manager in January 2016.

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Charms, Charmers and Charming: Innovation and Tradition

Charms, Charmers and Charming: Innovation and Tradition

  • 14 Dec 2015

This year’s 9th conference of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR), "Charms, Charmers and Charming", which will take place Friday 6th to Sunday 8th May 2016.  For full details, Read More.

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New Issue of Journal

New Issue of Journal

  • 16 Apr 2015

The new issue of the Folklore Department's Journal is out now.

 

Is féidir an iris a cheannach ach cuairt a thabhairt ar shiopa oifigiúil COC.

You can order the journal by visiting the official UCC online shop.

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Presentation

Presentation

  • 29 Apr 2014

On Monday 28th April, in the Seomra Caidrimh, former students and staff of Béaloideas joined with staff and students of Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge in honouring Irish language poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.

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Tobar: A Photographic Exhibition

Tobar: A Photographic Exhibition

  • 31 Mar 2014

Dr Stiofán Ó Cadhla opened Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa’s Cultural and Heritage Studies annual exhibition in March. This years theme was ‘Tobar: A Photographic Exhibition celebrating the Rituals of the Holy Well and the Pattern Day in Irish Folk Tradition’. Many of CSN’s students go on to study folklore in UCC.

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Supernatural Beliefs

Supernatural Beliefs

  • 27 Mar 2014

The department had the pleasure to host Eddie Linehan on a couple of occasions this year to tell students of his knowledge and stories of collecting supernatural beliefs and being a performer of this fairy lore which is much part of his passion and research. Visit Eddie's Website.

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At the Sorbonne

At the Sorbonne

  • 27 Mar 2014

Marie-Annick Desplanques will be lecturing at the Sorbonne during the month of April as part of the Erasmus programme. The department has welcomed students from this university of renown for the past few years. We are very keen on sharing and opening new windows of study opportunities for students worldwide.

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Irish Neo-Paganism: Worldview, Ritual and Identity

Irish Neo-Paganism: Worldview, Ritual and Identity

  • 27 Mar 2014

Dr Jenny Butler is the department’s most recent PhD which she received for her work on: "Irish Neo-Paganism: Worldview, Ritual and Identity".

 

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Gods and heroes: the acallamh as ethnography

Gods and heroes: the acallamh as ethnography

  • 26 Mar 2014

Stiofan Ó Cadhla’s  contribution to the festschrift of Professor Seán Ó Coileán, 'Gods and heroes: the acallamh as ethnography' has just been published in  Aidan Doyle and Kevin Murray, In Dialogue With the Agallamh published by Four Courts Press (2014).

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Book by Head of Folklore Dr Stiofán Ó Cadhla

Book by Head of Folklore Dr Stiofán Ó Cadhla

  • 19 Jan 2012

Book by Head of Folklore Dr Stiofán Ó Cadhla

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If The Walls Could Talk

If The Walls Could Talk

  • 11 Dec 2013

If the Walls Could Talk explores the relationship between some of Cork’s most historic buildings and the people who use them, and includes an interview with our own Michael Holland, University Curator. Based on excerpts from interviews with local historians and residents, the DVD is illustrated with audio clips, original music, and images from the Cork Folklore Project archive and Cork-based photographer, Gráinne McGee. In addition, there are rare images taken by Roy Hammond, from the private collection of author Michael Lenihan, the Irish Examiner and Evening Echo, the Lawrence Collection of the National Library of Ireland, the Irish Architectural Archive, and from the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.

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