The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. The Bag of Sand

    CBÉS 0007

    Mrs Richard Dundas, Robert Dundas

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  2. Seanscéal

    CBÉS 0027

    Mary Coghlan

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  3. The Priest Who Was Sent to Do Penance

    CBÉS 0034

    Patrick Broderick, Rita Duffy

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  4. An Sagart Dubh

    CBÉS 0069

    Máire, Bean Uí Finneachta

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  5. An Gasúr a Chuaigh go hIfreann

    CBÉS 0069

    Cáit, Bean Uí Ghiobúin, Ceata, Bean Uí Ghiobúin

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  6. Scéalta Crábhaidh

    CBÉS 0133

    Eibhlín Bean Uí Gacháin, Máire Ní Gacháin

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  7. Scéal

    CBÉS 0170

    Caitlín Ní Mhurtaigh

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  8. Religious Stories

    CBÉS 0242

    Norah Kenny, Thomas Lynch

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  9. Scéal

    CBÉS 0328

    Mícheal Ua Luasaig, Siobhán Ní Mhurchadha

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  10. Scéal Seán Bráthair Ó Conchúbhair

    CBÉS 0329

    Seán Ua Donnachadha

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  11. Folklore Story

    CBÉS 0397

    Mr Hunt, Nora Pomfret

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  12. Seanscéal

    CBÉS 0418

    Peig Ní Ghuithín

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    There was a man there long ago and he had the name of a great thief, and when he did the priest wouldn't pray for him.

    CBÉS 0426

    John Curran

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  14. Scéal

    CBÉS 0428

    Bean Uí Catháín, Pádruig Mac Eoin

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  15. An Sagart a Bhí Damanta

    CBÉS 0429

    Eamon Ó Neill, Padruig O Seaghdha

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  16. Buailín an Chrú

    CBÉS 0429

    Cáit Ní Dhúbhda, Séamus de h Óra

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  17. Scéal

    CBÉS 0456

    Pádruig Ua Súilleabháin

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  18. (no title)

    Lonh ago there lived a monk in Northeern Ireland. He committed some sin and for penance he was told say the rosary in a field in Muckross...

    CBÉS 0456

    Edmond Forde, Siobhán Ní Shúileabáin

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  19. Seán Bráthair ó Concúbhair

    CBÉS 0457

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  20. Scéal - Pilib Leite

    CBÉS 0472

    Dómhnall Ó Muircheartaigh, Donncadh Ó h Ealuighthe, Seán Ó Seaghdha

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