The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. Hurling and Football Matches

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  2. A Story

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  3. Religious Stories

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  4. Local Happenings

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  5. Local Marriage Customs

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  6. Giants and Warriors

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  7. Leprechauns and Mermaids

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  8. Strange Animals

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  9. Buying and Selling

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggy Ryan

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  10. How Knocklong Got Its Name

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggie Kelly

    Knocklong, Co. Limerick

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  11. Damer's Gold

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    Patrick Ryan, Peggie Kelly

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  12. The Headless Coach

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    Patrick Ryan, Teresa Curtis

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  13. Biddy Houlihan and the Leipreachan

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    Patrick Ryan, Richard Ryan

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  14. The Enchanted Lake

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    James Jane, Patrick Ryan

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  15. St Patrick and St Ailbe

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    James Jane, Patrick Ryan

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  16. The Dead Hunt

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    James Jane, Patrick Ryan

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  17. Jokes

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    Hugh Hogan, Patrick Ryan

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    John Flanagan born at Kilbreedy Kilmallock was one of the greatest weight throwers Ireland ever produced.

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    Patrick Ryan, Philip Gleeson

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  19. Weight Throwing

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    Eamon Ryan, Patrick Ryan

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  20. Local Heroes

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    A. Kelly, Patrick Ryan

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