Publications

Editor’s pick:

Some of the most interesting stories and photographs are shown as ‘Editor’s pick’ on this site; you can browse through them here.

You can also find stories and descriptions of different aspects of the Schools’ Collection and the Photographic Collection (in Irish) on the projects blog. An information leaflet is available here, and a poster about Meitheal Dúchas.ie is here.

Stories, images and information about some major feast days are available as a resource for teachers and the public:

  • St Brigid’s Day [pdf]
  • St Patrick’s Day [pdf]
  • May Day [pdf]
  • St John’s Eve [pdf]
  • Halloween [pdf]
  • Christmas [pdf]

Background and history of the Collections:

Editions of the material:

Works based entirely on the Schools’ Collection:

  • Ó Baoill, Dónall (ed.) 1992. Amach as ucht na sliabh : cnuasach béaloidis a chruinnigh daltaí sna Scoileanna Náisiúnta i bParóiste Ghaoth Dobhair faoi Scéim na Scol 1937-’38. Imleabhar 1. Gaoth Dobhair: Cumann Staire agus Seanchais Ghaoth Dobhair.
  • Ó Catháin, Séamas and Uí Sheighin, Caitlín (ed.) 1987. A Mhuintir Dhún Chaocháin, Labhraígí Feasta! Cnuasach Béaloidis a bhailigh daltaí de chuid Scoil Náisiúnta Cheathrú Thaidhg, Iorras, Contae Mhaigh Eo faoi Scéim na Scol 1937-1938. Indreabhán: Cló Chonamara.
  • Ó Catháin, Séamas and Uí Sheighin, Caitlín (ed.) 1996. Le Gradam is le Spraoi: Cnuasach Béaloidis ó thrí Scoil Náisiúnta i gContae Mhaigh Eo – Gleann na Muaidhe, Ros Dumhach, Port Durlainne – a bailíodh faoi Scéim na Scol 1937-1938. Indreabhán: Cló Iar-Chonnachta.
  • Ní Dhíoraí, Áine (ed.) 1985. Na Cruacha: Scéalta agus Seanchas. Dublin: An Clóchomhar Tta.
  • Ó Coigligh, Ciarán (ed.) 1990. Seanchas Inis Meáin as Bailiúchán na Scol. Dublin: Coiscéim.
  • Ó Grianna, Conall 1998. Rann na Feirste: Seanchas ár Sinsear. Donegal: Cló Cheann Dubhrann.
  • Hastings, Caitríona 2009. Ag Bun na Cruaiche, Folklore and Folklife from the Foot of Croagh Patrick. Dublin: Nonsuch Ireland

Works containing substantial material from the Schools’ Collection:

  • Ballyconnell Heritage Group 2000. Beneath Slieve Rusheen’s Slopes: Kildallan-Tomregan, a look at the past. Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan: Ballyconnell Heritage
  • Group.
  • Beiner, Guy 2007. Remembering the Year of the French: Irish Folk History and Social Memory. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Blackmore, Liz; Cronin, John; Ferrie, Dónal; Higgins, Bríd (ed.) 2001. In Their Own Words: The Parish of Lackagh- Turloughmore and its People. Lackagh. Co. Galway: Lackagh Museum Committee
  • Boherlahan-Dualla Historical Journal, Boherlahan-Dualla Historical Journal Society. Boherlahan-Dualla, Co. Tipperary, 2006.
  • Bohola Post, No. 34, Bohola, Co.Mayo, 2006
  • Bree Parish Journal No. 13, Bree Parish Committee, Bree, Co. Wexford, 2007.
  • Cathair na Mart: Journal of the Westport Historical Society 2006-2007, No. 25, Westport Historical Society, Westport, Co. Mayo, 2006. Table of contents can be found here
  • Ní Chadhla, Eilín 1998. Kilcorney-Rathcoole: A History. Kanturk, Co. Cork: Kilcorney – Rathcoole Historical Society.
  • Clegg, Rosemary 2006. Sranagarvanagh: A townland in Leitrim. Ballinagleragh (publisher unknown).
  • Clonfert National School Jubilee Committee 2002. Scoil Bhreandáin Naofa, Cluain Fearta 1952-2002. Clonfert, Co. Galway: Clonfert National School Jubilee Committee.
  • Cooke, Jimmie (ed.) 2008. Kilmacow Folklore: County Kilkenny St. Senan’s Boys National School Kilmacow for Schools’ Scheme 1937-39, Irish Folklore Commission and Memoirs of Kilmacow, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny (publisher unknown).
  • Corduff National School Board of Management 2006. Corduff National School, Corduff, 1906-2006. Corduff, Lusk, Co. Dublin: Corduff National School Board of Management.
  • Corsallagh Scholars Reunion Committee 2004. Memories of Corsallagh National School 1883-1968. Corsallagh, Co. Sligo (publisher unknown).
  • Crowley, Seán, (ed.) 2008. Horeswood Folklore: Voices from 1938. Horeswood, Co. Wexford: Seán Crowley.
  • Daly, Eugene 2005. Leap and Glandore: Fact and Folklore. Leap, Co. Cork: Heron’s Way Press.
  • Ní Dhíoraí, Áine (ed.) 2008. Scoil na gCruach: Tír Chonaill, 1907-1971. Donegal: Coiste Scoil na gCruach.
  • Gallagher, Mary; Casey, Jane, Garvey, Margaret 2002. Voices. Ballaghaderreen, Co. Ros Comáin (publisher unknown).
  • Glenhest Community Committee 2000. Glorious Glenhest: Memories of a Community. Glenhest, Co. Mayo: Glenhest Community Committee.
  • Glór Chuilinn Uí Chaoimh, Imleabhar 2, Cuilinn Uí Chaoimh, Co. Cork, 1993.
  • O’Hara, Bernard (ed.) 2013. St. John’s School, Carramore, Kilasser, 1913-2013. Kilasser, Co. Mayo: Carramore School Centenary Committee.
  • Killaraght History Committee 2002. Killaraght: Cill Athracht, A History. Killaraght, Co. Sligo (publisher unknown).
  • Knockfierna & District Annual Journal, Vol. 4, Cnoc Firinne Heritage and Folklore Group, Knockfierna, Co. Limerick, 1992.
  • Mac Hale, Conor 2003. Inishcrone & O’Dubhda Country. Stillorgan, Co. Dublin: IHR Publications.
  • Meehan, Helen 2005. Inver Parish in History. Mountcharles, Co. Donegal: Helen Meehan.
  • Mostrim Heritage and Historical Society 2007. Edgeworthstown: Myths and Memories...seo is siúd... Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford (publisher unknown).
  • Newtown National School Centenary Committee 2003. Scoil Mhuire Newtown 1903-2003. Creagh, Co. Roscommon: Newtown National School Centenary Committee.
  • Rathkell Centenary Committee 2007. Rathkell National School Centenary 1907-2007, Rathkell, Co. Mayo (publisher unknown).
  • O’Regan, Carol; Lacey, Audrey 1996. Abbeyknockmoy: A Time to Remember. Abbeyknockmoy, Co. Galway: Abbeyknockmoy Community Council.
  • Scannell, Jo; Cooke, Cecil 2004. A Social History of Aughrim since 1691. Aughrim, Co. Galway: Aughrim Development Company Limited, 2004
  • Skibbereen and District Historical Society Journal, Vol. 2, Skibbereen and District Historical Society, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, 2006.
  • Slievenakilla School Reunion Committee 2004. Slievenakilla School Reunion 2004. Ballinagleragh, Co. Leitrim: Slievenakilla School Reunion Committee.
  • Smith, Jimmy (ed.) 2001. Lackan National School: Ballyjamesduff Reunion 1894-1978. Lackan, Co. Cavan (publisher unknown).
  • Tradraí ’05. Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Cora Chaitlín, 2005.