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26 Mar 2020

Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.

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Digital Heritage Projects

The current circumstances have provided an opportunity to move a number of our heritage projects online. Below are pieces of oral history captured on video, drone films, an online exhibition and colouring book pages to download.

Snapshots

Snapshots of Fingal’s Past

Snapshots of Fingal’s Past presents photographs that capture Fingal’s past and the stories that lie behind them. This heritage project takes the form of an online exhibition featuring the stories of people, places, sports and traditions submitted by the people of Fingal. Members of the Fingal Heritage Network also present stories from their areas.

To view the Snapshots online exhibition go to https://youtu.be/-uWnyVcCjJk
 

To see Fingal Heritage Network pieces:

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Eamon Madden, Kettles Heritage Society  https://youtu.be/xVHrcLBEx34

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Pat Kelly, Lusk Heritage Group https://youtu.be/ehroU5cneLg

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Jim Lacey, Blanchardstown/Castleknock Historical Society https://youtu.be/Bukkw7a_-9k

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Brendan Grimes, Skerries Historical Society    https://youtu.be/591HAm0gWOY

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Peader Bates, Donabate Historical Society https://youtu.be/X8qSbau1JoY

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Eamonn Grogan, Donabate Historical Society https://youtu.be/XkRy69RxaL8

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Jim Owens, Howth Peninsula Heritage Society https://youtu.be/S4cYp0qr_oo

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Cloghran Historical Society https://youtu.be/bBIQJpbat5Y

Snapshots of Fingal's Past: Swords Historical Society https://youtu.be/lfHO1OEqCmA

 

 

Drumanagh

Fingal’s Heritage from Above

The is a series of films featuring the heritage sites of Fingal that was launched during Heritage Week 2020. A collaboration between Mark Broderick, Digital Officer and Christine Baker, Heritage Officer the series begins with the intriguing stories of the Skerries Islands and Drumanagh Promontory Fort

Skerries Islands: https://youtu.be/AbtzS1YxRHI

Drumanagh Promontory Fort:  https://youtu.be/pDR_k2DTe5s

colour fingal

Colouring Fingal’s Heritage

This colouring book depicts wonderful illustrations that capture the essence of Fingal's exceptional heritage. By matching cultural heritage with creativity this publication aims to introduce these sites and stories to new and varied audiences, both young and old(er)! Drawings are of varied detail to encourage all levels of colouring enjoyment. The majority of the sites included are open to the public and are there to be enjoyed by all the family. The project was undertaken by the Christine Baker, Heritage Officer in conjunction with Sara Nylund of Abarta Heritage. Copies can be collected from Fingal Libraries Week or you can download the individual pages here

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