Oral History

About the Nore Vision Oral History Project

Our Oral History initiative engages with people across the catchment to record their memories and personal commentaries of historical significance across a variety of themes including Mining, Education, Personal livelihoods, Farming, Recreation, Pollution/Degradation, Industry & Energy

 

Reasons to get involved

  • Increase awareness and appreciation of the history of our catchment
  • Increase awarenes of the reliance of industry on the river over the years
  • Increase knowledge of the significance of the River Nore as an amenity in the catchment
  • Bring people together to capture this valuable history that resides in their memories
  • Initiate a colllective plan to make this oral history readily available to the wider community

 

Oral History Schedule:

Theme

Location

Date and Times

Mining

Castlecomer
Ballingarry

Complete

Education

Clonakenny

Ongoing

Personal livelihoods

ThomastownOngoing

Farming

DurrowOngoing

Recreation

Thomastown

Ongoing

Pollution – Degradation

KilkennyOngoing

Industry and Energy

Bennetsbridge

Ongoing

Beside The Nore

Oral History

Locations

  • Castlecomer
  • Ballingarry
  • Kilkenny City
  • Durrow
  • Clonakenny
  • Thomastown
  • Kilkenny
  • Bennetsbridge

Dates

Start Date: 20/08/2020

End Date: December

Contact

email: info@norevision.ie 

phone: Josephine our co-ordinator at 0896124914

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