Reference Code: IE 2135 N51

Title: The Wolahan Family Collection

Dates of Creation: 2000

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium: 5 items (3 files)



Name of Creator(s): The Wolahan family.

Biographical History: The Wolahan family live in Shankill, county Dublin.  Their daughter Katie was a pupil at the Chaney Farrell Academy of Irish Dance, county Dublin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Geraldine Cullen on behalf of the Wolahan family to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 17 April 2012.




Scope and Content: An Irish dancing costume with accessories.

Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: All items have been retained.

Accruals: No accruals are expected.

System of Arrangement: Items have been arranged into a single series.




Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.

Conditions Governing Reproduction: Standard copyright regulations apply to all items.  For photocopying or reproducing material, please consult with the staff.

Language/ Scripts of Material: Not applicable.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: Dance costume and accessories in good condition.

Finding Aids: A hard copy of the descriptive catalogue is available at the Special Collections and Archives Department, Glucksman Library, University of Limerick.




Archivist’s Note: Papers arranged and described by Anna-Maria Hajba.

Rules or Conventions: This description follows guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000; Irish Guidelines for Archival Description, 2009; National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; and EAP Guidance on Data Protection for Archive Services, 2018.

Date of Description: May 2012.  Revised October 2020.


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