History

Irish Folklore Dept.

In February 2016, BARA members enjoyed a visit to the Irish Folklore Department in UCD, one of Europe’s largest archives of oral tradition and cultural history, and inscribed in 2017 to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

BARA members visit to the Archivist Folklore Dept, UCD 1

Old Ballinteer

The Local History Study Group have complied an extensive history of Ballinteer between 1930 and 1960, entitled Old Ballinteer, County Dublin - A Social History, 1930-1960. This publication is the result of information gathered from people who lived in ‘Old Ballinteer’ and who were kind enough to tell us their story and from archival sources. Click here to read the report.

Sean Magee with exhibit in the Community Activities event

Sean Magee with exhibit in the Community Activities event