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Please note: The National Terminology Database for Irish ( previously) is now available at


Digitiú Chnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann


A project to digitize the National Folklore Collection of Ireland located at University College Dublin, one of the largest folklore collections in the world. Material from the Schools' Collection is being published on this website.

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This is an opportunity for you to obtain a deeper insight into the folklore of Ireland by transcribing Irish-language stories in the Schools’ Collection.

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The Placenames Database of Ireland, developed by Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU and The Placenames Branch (Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht).

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Surname Index

This is a collection of Irish surnames that developed from the work of the Irish Folklore Commission.

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Terminology is a platform for publishing language and terminology resources developed by Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU. These include a terminology database and a parallel corpus.



The National Database of Irish-Language Biographies, developed by Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU in partnership with Cló Iar-Chonnacht.



Foilseacháin taighde Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU


Selected articles and other publications by staff at Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU. The publications relate to fields such as terminology, onomastics, folklore and the digital humanities.

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Blag Thionscadail Taighde Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge


New developments and updates regarding research projects at Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge are published here regularly. The blog also highlights interesting material available on the various project websites.

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