Did you know UCD houses one of Europe’s largest archives of oral tradition and cultural history? They're opening their doors to the public tonight as part of College Awareness week at UCD.
Venue: National Folklore Collection, Ground Floor, Block F, Newman Building, UCD.
Time: Tuesday, 21st November @6pm
Here you can explore a large selection of books, manuscripts, audio recordings, videos and photographs, drawings and paintings dealing with Irish life, folk history and culture. Find out about history, legends, superstitions and cures from your own area and learn more about the collections online resources, such as www.duchas.ie!
‘Long ago people cured tooth ache by rubbing a frog across the tooth that was paining them and they would never have a toothache again.'
Dr Mary Farrelly, Convivencia
Venue: Learning Space, Access & Lifelong Learning Centre, 1st Floor James Joyce Library, UCD.
Time: Tuesday 21 November @ 7p.m.
As part of College Awareness Week at UCD, Dr Mary Farrelly, from the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics will be running an interactive workshop on cultural exchange that demonstrates the different skills and disciplines students work with as part of a language degree. This event will be of interest to anybody who is interested in learning and teaching any language!