[Mummers' orchestra, Carcur, Co. Wexford.] - UCD Digital Library

Mummers' orchestra, Carcur, Co. Wexford.

In collection Folklore Photograph Collection

Origin information
Carcur, Co. Loch Garman (Éire) / Co. Wexford (Ireland) : Coimisiún Béaloideasa Éireann (CBÉ) / Irish Folklore Commission - Copyright
Date created:
Type of resource
still image
Physical description
1 photograph (image/tiff) — Digital origin: reformatted digital — Reformating quality: preservation
Note
130 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Average condition.
Note
L to R: Dermot Whelan (1919-1984), Patsy Kavanagh (1920-1986) and George Ross (1916-1994). Mummers' plays are performed predominantly in the east and north of the country around Christmas time. The folk drama involves the death and resuscitation of the hero and is usually followed by music and dancing.
Languages
English  
Genre
Photograph
Subject
Times and Feasts
Celebrations--Ireland
Mumming--Ireland
Christmas--Ireland
Location
UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics. National Folklore Collection UCD. Folklore Photograph Collection. H054.13.00024
Note
130 I gCuimhne na nDaoine. Average condition.
Note
L to R: Dermot Whelan (1919-1984), Patsy Kavanagh (1920-1986) and George Ross (1916-1994). Mummers' plays are performed predominantly in the east and north of the country around Christmas time. The folk drama involves the death and resuscitation of the hero and is usually followed by music and dancing.

Record source
Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin — Record identifier: uri:info:fedora/ivrla:10357

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Copyright of the original resource: © University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin. Copyright and reproduction rights for all items in this collection are held by University College Dublin and administered by the National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, Newman Building, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.