Listening to the Voices of Local History and Community Heritage: Oral History Network of Ireland June 2024 Meet Ups

Posted on 18 Jun 2024

The Oral History Network of Ireland is delighted to be hosting a series of regional meet ups in the week 19-25 June to bring together oral historians, history enthusiasts, and any interested members of the local community, both OHNI members and non-members.

The meet ups will be an opportunity to network in your local area and hear more about the oral history projects near you. We'd also love to hear from you about how we can promote and support oral histories across Ireland, whether you're already working in oral history or interested in getting started on a project, and so a portion of the event will include a feedback session.

One attendee from each meet up will also be entered into a free raffle to win their choice of an OPW Heritage Card, OHNI online training workshop, or a year's membership to OHNI!

The events will take place on the following:

  • Absolute Hotel, Limerick City, Munster: 2pm – 4pm, Wednesday 19 June
  • Country Life Museum, Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo: 10am – 12pm, Thursday 20 June
  • Guildhall, Derry-Londonderry, Ulster: 10am – 12pm, Friday 21 June
  • EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin City: 2pm – 4pm, Monday 24 June
  • Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow Town, Leinster: 10am – 12pm, Tuesday 25 June.

Registration is now open, and attendance is free for all. Please do get in touch with if you have any questions about the events or to enquire about additional support you may require. 

The sessions will also include an opportunity to hear clips from oral history projects local to each meet up. If you would like to submit a 30-60 second clip from a collection you are aware of, or involved in, please do so via the registration forms for the listed events here.