British Universities Film & Video Council

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IRISH FOLKLIFE FILM ARCHIVE

Description
Film on crafts in rural Ireland; shot in the 1950s,1960s and1970s. NB:The division is moving to County Mayo in 2001.
Website
http://www.museum.ie/
Keywords
Crafts; Social History; Customs; Folklore, Ireland
Access
Limited access. Access for established film personnel only.
Facilities
Viewing on premises. Plans to have film for sale are under way.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for facilities and handling. A price list is available upon request.
Copyright
Copyright held.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: Film holdings transferred to video.Documentary.
Video components: VHS Video.
Film: 25 hours. 100% colour film. Documentary.
Film components: 16mm.

Additional Information

Notes
A computerised database is being prepared. The National Museum of Ireland is currently preparing a more detailed catalogue.
Conservation policy
All 16mm converted to video.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Paul Doyle
Job title
Keeper/Manager, Irish Folklife Division
Telephone
+353 94 9031773
Fax
+353 094 9031628
Email
tpark@museum.ie
Address
Irish Folklife Division
National Museum of Ireland
Turlough Park
Castlebar

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