List of schools and items where this name is mentioned

Stories

  1. (no title)

    There is a disease amongst cattle known as elf-shot. The symptoms are loss of milk, and feeling very cold. In olden times it was believed the fairies did it.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  2. (no title)

    There was a disease known as mumps. It was a swelling in the throat and jaws and was very painful. The old people had a very peculiar cure for it.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  3. (no title)

    In many parts of the country old cures are very common. For instance if one sprained an arm or a leg very man old people can cure it. Everyone has a different method.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  4. (no title)

    In olden times the people lived on very strong food. Most of these were grown on the land. Some of these were very nice, for example boxty. Boxty was made from grated potatoes and flour...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  5. (no title)

    In Catesby there is a cave and it is said that if anyone goes into it he will never come out again. It is said Cromwell imprisoned a priest and a boy there...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  6. (no title)

    Some years ago there lived in Ballyshannon a local poet called Francy Daly. He was great friends with William Allingham...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  7. (no title)

    There are two flax mills in the Abbey. In olden times these were owned and worked by the Mc Keown and Mc Nulty families...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  8. (no title)

    At one time there were a number of tanneries in this town. At Portnason there were some and others were in Market Street...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  9. (no title)

    The people of Ireland have many old customs One of them is this. At Easter the people used go out the country looking for eggs...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan
  10. (no title)

    In many parts of the country old cures are very common. For instance, if one sprained an arm or a leg, very many old people can cure it...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Michael Gavigan
    Informant
    Mr James Gavigan