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20th Apr 2022
to 8th Jun 2022

Age Range
All ages

Ballyroan Library

Orchardstown Ave
Dublin 14
D14 VY33

Capturing the Ordinary: Digital Folklore and Stories

The eight week programme teaches digital skills in the recording, sharing and research of folkloric topics and stories, in digital map making and field/placename recording as well the accessing and animating of digital archival material.

This project is a continuation of last year's project: 'Hellfire and Yonder: Oral history and folklore project'. The participants in this programme have confirmed their interest to progress with this project and there will also be scope for newcomers to join the programme. A public screening of content to be held in Ballyroan Library, Orchardstown Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 during Heritage Week, August 2023. More information to follow!

About the facilitator: Since the late 1990s, facilitator Michael Fortune (from has been using film and video to record and share folklore in communities through the length and breadth of Ireland. In recent years he has been sharing his digital skills, know-how and expertise to fellow practitioners around the country via online courses and programmes. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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