We continue our Decade of Centenaries series by looking at the collection of Captain Daniel Mulvihill, I.R.A. County Liaison Officer in Kerry. Captain Mulvihill’s collection consists of correspondence files with the officers of the I.R.A Battalions and Brigades throughout the county of Kerry, and with the county and district inspectors of the Royal Irish Constabulary … Continue reading DOC Series: Kerry I.R.A
Our next installment of the Decade of Centenaries series features the diary of Seamus McCann. McCann played an active role in the War of Independence in the north of Ireland, mainly in places around Donegal and Derry. This diary was written by McCann in 1939 and gives an account of manoeuvres, training and ambushes on … Continue reading DoC Series: War of Independence Diary
The walls of the National Folklore Collection are home to a unique collection of art which often goes unnoticed. Acquired by the Irish Folklore Commission and its successors, the collection comprises a selection of paintings of which some were bought and commissioned, but which were mostly gifted by the Commission’s network of contacts throughout the … Continue reading Come look at our art!