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Producing a Cultural Podcast

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Podcasts are an increasingly popular and cost effective tool to reach and engage with a broad audience beyond the confines of the university environment.  Blúiríní Béaloidis is the monthly podcast of the National Folklore Collection, UCD. Since its inception in April 2017, 15 episodes have been played nearly 33,000 times in over 50 countries.  In this workshop hosts Jonny Dillon and Claire Doohan will provide an overview of the processes involved in bringing such a project to fruition.


  • Initial project planning and research
  • Structual set-up
  • Selecting and researching your topics
  • Identifying and utilising sources
  • Recording: Practical and technical considerations
  • Editing & Hosting
  • Promotion and Engagement
  • Archiving & Storage


Duration: 10.00 – 11.30am

Date: Tuesday 20th November 2018

Location: Library Link 3, James Joyce Library (no. 34 on the Campus Map

Presenters: Jonny Dillon and Claire Doohan, National Folklore Collection, UCD


Certificates of attendance will be available on request on the day of the workshop

Related LibGuide: Software and Tools for Researchers by Julia Barrett

Tuesday, 20th November 2018
10:00am - 11:30am
Library Link 3
Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Director, National Folklore Collection
Digital Tools and Approaches
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