publication . Article . 2014

Dúchas.ie: ré nua i stair Chnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann

Ó Cleircín, Gearóid; Bale, Anna; Ó Raghallaigh, Brian;
Open Access Irish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Cumann le Bealoideas Eireann,Folklore of Ireland Society
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
This article examines the Dúchas project, a collaboration between the National Folklore Collection (NFC) in University College Dublin (UCD) and Fiontar in Dublin City University, which aims to create a digital online version of the Collection. The current phase of the project is being funded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs and by UCD although an initial pilot project was funded entirely by the Department. That pilot phase saw the digitization of four counties from the Schools’ Collection. The current project phase will continue to focus on digitizing the Schools’ Collection and on improving and adding to the functionality of the website...
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free text keywords: Irish language, Culture, folklore
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