The Schools’ Collection

This is a collection of folklore compiled by schoolchildren in Ireland in the 1930s. More information

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  1. Gabha na gCleas

    CBÉS 0478

    Mícheál Ó Seochfhradha, Síghle Ní Drisceóil

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  2. Local Traditions - Miscellaneous - A Folk Tale

    CBÉS 0506

    Daithí O Ceanntabhail

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  3. Pípín Ceoil

    CBÉS 0507

    Tim Hederman

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    Another incident in the career of Tamáisín was that he was changed into a duck by his master who was ould Nick himself.

    CBÉS 0507

    William Corkeny

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  5. Scéalta

    CBÉS 0611

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  6. Gabha na gCleas

    CBÉS 0613

    Mary Leahy, Michael Conlon

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    Once upon a time there was an old man and his son living in a small house.

    CBÉS 0664

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  8. Scéal F - Gabha na gCleas

    Long ago there lived in the South of Ireland a widower and his only child - a son.

    CBÉS 0776

    Bríghid Bean Mhic Niocaill

    Kilmaley, Co. Clare

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  9. Gruagach na gCleas

    CBÉS 1045

    Brian hEigceartaigh

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  10. Na Colmáin Bhána

    CBÉS 1051

    Rois Ní Bhraonáin, Seán Mhac Gloinn

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  11. Seanscéal

    CBÉS 1057

    Cathal Mac Giolla Cearr, Máire Nic Giolla Cearr

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  12. Iascaire na hÉireann

    CBÉS 1065

    Proinnsias Mac Pháidín

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  13. An Fear Beag Ribeach Rua

    CBÉS 1065

    Micheal Ó Cumhaill, Seán Mac Cumhaill

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  14. Scéal

    CBÉS 1069

    Meadhbh Nic Shuibhne, Seamus Mac Aodha

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  15. The Clever Boy

    CBÉS 1120

    Brian Devlin, Mary Anne Devlin

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  16. The King of Urris

    CBÉS 1120

    Hugh Gibbons, Laurence Farren

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  17. A Fairy Story

    CBÉS 1121

    Cornelius Mc Gonaigle

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