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THE IRISH DRESSER AND FOLKLORE CALENDAR – NEW PROJECT BY MICHAEL FORTUNE

Artist/folklorist Michael Fortune from folklore.ie has just produced this gorgeous calendar
for 2021. Fifteen colourful images of kitchen dressers accompanied by stories relating to
the dresser’s owner, origin and contents adorn the pages of this unique calendar.

Each page tells a story of the dresser while each month contains a little can also navigate
the year with over 100 dates relating to Irish folklore and customs which Michael has
compiled and researched over the past two decades.

You can find out more about it over on www.thedresserproject.ie while you can also
read more about the project in this piece on ‘Culture on RTÉ’.

https://www.rte.ie/culture/2020/1110/1177289-michael-fortune-on-the-significance-of-the-irish-dresser/

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