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 Potato Crop

    CBÉS 0783

    Christy Keeling, Joe Keeling

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  2. The Burning of Balbriggan

    CBÉS 0783

    J. Reynolds, W. Reynolds

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  3. Bird-Lore

    CBÉS 0783

    Joseph Finegan, Ned Carr

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  4. Local Heroes

    CBÉS 0783

    K. Kierans, T. Kierans

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  5. Local Roads

    CBÉS 0783

    Fred Harper, Freddie Harper

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  6. Prayers

    CBÉS 0783

    Mrs Kinnane, P. Murray

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  7. Local Place Names

    CBÉS 0783

    J. Corrigan, J. Reynolds

    Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

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  8. Local Fairs

    CBÉS 0783

    C. Coyle, Rex Guildea

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  9. Historic Place

    CBÉS 0783

    C. Geraghty, P. Daly

    Knocknagin, Co. Dublin

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  10. Cromwell

    CBÉS 0783

    J. Reynolds, Jack Corry

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  11. Local Song (1)

    My name is Tommy Allen a man that's very well known,

    CBÉS 0783

    C. Mc Cann, Mr P. Lynch

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  12. Local Song (2)

    The town of Balbriggan was burned to the ground,

    CBÉS 0783

    John Reynolds, W. J. Keeley

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  13. Balbriggan

    CBÉS 0783

    J. Corrigan

    Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

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  14. The Rock-a-Bill

    CBÉS 0783

    Owen O' Reilly

    Rockabill, Co. Dublin

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  15. Folklore (Story)

    CBÉS 0783

    Freddie Harper, Mrs Harper

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  16. Fairies

    CBÉS 0783

    John Corry, Mr J. Richardson

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  17. Farm Animals

    CBÉS 0783

    J. Finnegan, Ned Carr

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