School: Coillte Críotáin

Erris, Co. Roscommon
Nóra Nic Aodhgáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 464

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0236, Page 464

Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD.

See copyright details.


Open data

Available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

  1. XML School: Coillte Críotáin
  2. XML Page 464
  3. XML “Giants”
  4. XML “Giants”

Note: We will soon deprecate our XML Application Programming Interface and a new, comprehensive JSON API will be made available. Keep an eye on our website for further details.

On this page

  1. (continued from previous page)
    1. Giants were not so common in olden times. There were three old hags in Ceis and they were giants. It is said that a giant from Ceis carried a big rock from Ceis to our town land at Brislagh and it is to be seen there yet and it is called the 'Giant's Rock." It is left down in the slopes of a hill and to look up at it you would think it would tumble down the hill it is so big
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.