It is a cause of great sadness that the National Folklore Foundation has lost a founding member of the organisation. Fiachra Mac Gabhann, was a staunch supporter of the recognition required to maintain awareness of tradition. He played a crucial and active role in the vision and delivery of the aims of the Foundation. His unique combination of wisdom and easygoing personality was both a joy and privilege to have experienced.
President Higgins visited 14 Henrietta Street on 15th of September and was briefed on the Tenement Museum Project.
Thursday 15th September 2016. President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins visited Dublin City Council’s Tenement Museum Dublin Project, 14 Henrietta Street. Pictured is Peter Brannigan former resident born in the basement of 14 Henrietta Street in 1939 with President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins. Picture Jason Clarke
Dr Brian Hanley and Kelly Fitzgerald, National Folklore Foundation, leaders in collecting oral histories for the Tenement Museum.