World Within Walls collection

The World Within Walls collection relates the histories and memories of the St. Davnet’s Campus psychiatric hospital in Monaghan town and is part of a wider local history project commissioned and funded by the Health Service Executive (HSE) and delivered by Stair: An Irish Public

Irish Qualitative Data Archive

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The Teresa Deevy Archive

An archive of material by and related to the playwright Teresa Deevy, donated by her estate to Maynooth University. Teresa Deevy was born in Waterford in 1894 and her first staged play, ‘The Reapers’ debuted in the Abbey Theatre in 1930. Throughout that decade a number of her pl

Maynooth University

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Letters of 1916: A Year in a Life

The Letters of 1916 project is the first public humanities project in Ireland. It is creating a crowd-sourced digital collection of letters written around the time of the Easter Rising. Our collection spans over 2000 letters relating to various topics, including literature and ar

Maynooth University

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New Urban Living Essays collection

Collection of essays entitled 'The Place Where I Live' that were written by primary school children in 6th class (11-13 years of age) between 2002 and 2004. The essays are taken from the larger collection New Urban Living that is archived with the Irish Qualitative Data Archive.

Irish Qualitative Data Archive

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Life Histories and Social Change collection

Life Histories and Social Change is a large collection of qualitative life story interviews with three cohorts of Irish citizens, each of which reached adulthood in the crucial decades of the 1950s (an era of socio-economic decline), the 1970s (an era of initial 'modernisation')

Irish Qualitative Data Archive

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