List of schools and items where this name is mentioned

Stories

Stories

  1. (no title)

    Once there lived a rat and a weasel in a bog. The rat thought if he could kill the weasel he would have the whole bog to himself and the weasel thought the same thing...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Lynda Shannon
    Age
    60
  2. (no title)

    Once I heard a story from a man who dreamed of a pot of gold which was supposed to be hidden in the ruins of an old castle beside a lake...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    James Gormley
    Age
    82
  3. (no title)

    One day long ago two men went to cut meadow with scythes. They cut away for a while until they came to a weasel's nest where there were four young weasels...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    James Gormley
    Age
    80
  4. (no title)

    Once there lived a man named Michael James in Roscommon. He was in great need of money, as he had a big family to rear...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Lynda Shannon
    Age
    60
  5. (no title)

    Once two men went away to look for work. They walked until their shoes were worn to the uppers, and they were very hungary but could find no work...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Thomas Dowd
    Age
    50
  6. (no title)

    Once two men went over to England in search of work. They got no work the first day and the night fell on them, they had no place to sleep...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Brian Dowd
    Age
    67
  7. (no title)

    Once a boy fell in with two robbers. Now there lived near those robbers a man who was very rich...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Lynda Shannon
    Age
    60
  8. (no title)

    A number of years ago an old witch that was called Jenny of the Hills, lived on one of the Cregga hills in the parish of Kiltrustan in the Co Roscommon...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Laurence Shannon
    Age
    68
  9. (no title)

    Once there lived a woman in Carrowkeel named Biddy Elwood in the parish of Creeve in the Co Roscommon who had a lot of butter...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    James Gormley
    Age
    82
  10. (no title)

    Once there lived a man and his wife in Clooneybrennan in the parish of Elphin in the Co Roscommon who had a good many cows and supplied a good many people in the town with butter...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Michael Gormley
    Age
    50
  11. (no title)

    Once there were hunters hunting on the Creeve hills in the Co Roscommon. All the dogs ran after a hare...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    James Mc Glynn
    Age
    68
  12. (no title)

    Once a caretaker of a Protestant Church tied a goat in the Church. He went and told the parson that the devil was in the Church...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Thomas Dowd
    Age
    50
  13. (no title)

    One night a man named Thomas Dowd of Cummeen Elphin in the Co Roscommon was coming home from a dance. It was very late and he had to go through the fields...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Thomas Dowd
    Age
    50
  14. (no title)

    Once upon James Gormley of Cummeen Elphin in the Co Roscommon dreamed of a hidden treasure. The treasure was supposed to be a pot of gold...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    James Gormley
    Age
    92
  15. (no title)

    A number of years ago just after Frank Mc Govern setting up in Creeve in Co Roscommon. He had the shop stocked with everything that could be in a shop...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Martin Kearns
    Age
    68
  16. (no title)

    One day James Mac Glynn was turning a heap of potatoes in his garden at Creeve in the Co Roscommon...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    James Gormley
    Age
    82
  17. (no title)

    Once I heard of a funny trick that happened at a dance. There was a fellow named John Mac Gowan who the ladies didn't like at dances...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    John Bierne
    Age
    68
  18. (no title)

    Once upon a time there lived a woman named Bridget Dowd in Cummeen in the Co Roscommon...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    James Gormley
    Informant
    Brian Dowd
    Age
    68