Bairéad Collection

This collection contains a wealth of Irish language material and ephemeral material from the early days of the Gaelic revival movements, as collected by Stiophán (1867-1921) and Ciarán (1905-1976) Bairéad. Síghle Bairéad (1903-1985) donated this material to the Library in 1976 in memory of her father Stiophán, first treasurer of the Gaelic League, and of her brother Ciarán, a collector with the Irish Folklore Commission. There is an associated archival collection (G3)

Strengths

Irish language material and ephemeral material from the early days of the Gaelic revival

Physical characteristics

780 printed books and pamphlets and an archival collection (four boxes)

Description or Catalogue

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Created

1814
1967

Collected

1900
1967

Coverage

1814
1967
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed

Síghle Bairéad donated this material to the James Hardiman Library NUI Galway in 1976

Added by NUI Galway | Last updated on: 08 February 2018