Jenny Scheunemann & Christina O’ Connor
Sisters Jenny and Christina from Gleninagh tell their neighbour Tom about an old neighbour who used spend a lot of time in their house when they were children. On the day he went into full time care, he lost his false teeth and Jenny found a memento to remember him by...
Listen to Maureen from Cooraclare as she tells us about traditions of weddings and matchmaking, and explains what “the picking of the gander” is!
Listen to Chris, a popular musician from Bellharbour, tell the story of learning the famous tune ‘Music in the Glen’ In Irish music lore there is much talk of the supernatural origins of some music. Chris explains how he became personally linked to ‘fairy music’…
Cuimhneamh an Chláir tells the story of Co. Clare by digitally recording, archiving and sharing the oral history, heritage and folklore of the county.
Shaping the Story
We train volunteers known as ‘Cuairteoirí’ (visitors) who visit people in their own communities to record their stories.
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