The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. Seáinín agus an Giosadán Pónaire

    CBÉS 0008

    Colm Seoige, Seán Seoige

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  2. Mac an Rí

    CBÉS 0011

    Máire Ní Maoilciaráin

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  3. An Gasúr agus Ór an Fhathaigh

    CBÉS 0069

    Máire, Bean Uí Finneachta

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  4. Mac Rí Éireann

    CBÉS 0069

    Bríghid Ní Neachtain

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  5. An Seanfhear agus Mac an Rí

    CBÉS 0069

    Bríghid Ní Ghaora, Miceál Ó Ghaora

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  6. Giant Stories

    CBÉS 0077

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  7. Jack the Giant-Killer (A Story)

    CBÉS 0104

    Patrick Mullaghy, Redmond Conroy

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  8. A Story

    CBÉS 0104

    Maureen Walshe, Patrick Walshe

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  9. The Nine Devils

    CBÉS 0117

    Michael Bradely

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  10. Story

    CBÉS 0117

    Michael Bradley

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  11. Máire Rua an Fhionnaidh

    CBÉS 0131

    Éamonn Ó Muireadhaigh, Mártan Ó Muireadhaigh

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  12. An Buachaill Crosta

    CBÉS 0134

    Eibhlín Page, M. Cáit Page

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  13. An Fear agus an Fathach

    CBÉS 0135

    Brighid Nic Oireachtaigh, Seoirse Mac Cormaic

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  14. Jack and the Giant

    CBÉS 0152

    Thomas Leonard

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    Once upon a time there lived a very poor woman and her son, Jack.

    CBÉS 0162

    Mairead Hennigan, Michael Hennigan

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    Jack the Bean Stalk and his mother lived in a little cottage.

    CBÉS 0162

    John Mc Nulty, Mrs Mc Nulty

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  17. A Pullaheeney King and the Three Giants

    CBÉS 0166

    Mr Frank Leneghan, Patrick Hanley

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  18. Jack and the Beanstalk

    CBÉS 0169

    Maggie Davis, Patrick Davis

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  19. The Nine Devils

    CBÉS 0170

    Mrs M.M. Swords, Vera M. Jennings

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  20. Jackeen and the Bull

    CBÉS 0170

    John P. Stenson, Mrs Cafferty

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