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‘Folklore collecting in County Cavan and the changing nature of folk traditions’ with Mícheál Briody

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‘Folklore collecting in County Cavan and the changing nature of folk traditions’

with Mícheál Briody

Mícheál lectured in the University of Helsinki for many years. His monograph The Irish Folklore Commission. History, ideology, methodology was published in Helsinki in 2007. He has written numerous articles in Irish, English and Finnish on folkloristics, the history of the Gaelic League and he also edited two volumes of his father’s memoirs: Thomas Briody, The Road to Avondale (Drogheda 2009) and In the Service of the State (Drogheda 2012). Thomas (Tosty) Briody (1913-2012) was a native of Mullahoran in south-west Cavan.

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