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Dr

Bairbre Ní Fhloinn

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore
01 716 8217
University College Dublin, School of Irish Celtic Studies and Folklore, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Occupational belief and practice. The role of tradition in contemporary popular culture and the persistence of themes from past to present. Vernacular architecture and conservation issues relating to it. Irish Travellers and the oral tradition. Folk medicine and its role today. Seasonal and calendar observance and practice. Applied Folkloristics. The history and methods of collecting and documenting Irish popular tradition.

GRANTS

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Cold Iron. Aspects of the Occupational Lore of Irish Fishermen
National University of Ireland
17 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018
Publication grant.
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Research into Irish folklore: the seal in Irish oral narrative and popular tradition.
University College Dublin Foundation Ltd.
1 Feb 2018 - 31 Jan 2021
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The Irish Conference of Folklore and Ethnology (co-organiser)
UCD College of Arts and Humanities Conference Scheme
26 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
Conference grant
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Survey of vernacular architecture in north Sligo and north Leitrim.
Office of Public Works, drawing on funding from the European Commission's Interreg Fund
17 Jan 2000 - 30 Sep 2001