List of schools and items where this name is mentioned

Stories

Stories

  1. (no title)

    Long ago people wouldn't leave their children in the house by themselves for the fear fairies would take them away or bewitch them, so that they would not grow any bigger...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mrs Leonard
  2. (no title)

    There are many fields around Bundoran with stray sods in them. (A stray sod is supposed to be a patch of ground on which a coffin containing a dead body was placed, while those who were carrying it rested.)...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Dan Gilbride
  3. (no title)

    There is a field in the Ross near Bundoran names Pairc Liam (William's field) which is supposed to contain a crock of gold...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Peter Daly
  4. (no title)

    Once upon a time there was a man living in a little house in Donegal. He had no wife or children and he thought it would be a good idea for him to look for a wife..

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom leonard
    Informant
    Mrs Leonard
  5. (no title)

    There is a strand in Bundoran known as Single Street strand or Trá na dTréanfhear (The strand of the strong men) Fionn Mc Cumhall is said to have killed his own son on this strand...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Peter Daly
  6. (no title)

    There is a strand near Bundoran called Finner Strand. Near this strand a fairy king called Fliarteac had his palace...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mr Eddie Mc Gowan
  7. (no title)

    There was a fairy king called Fliarteac living in the sand-hills. One day a man who didn't believe there was such a person as Fliarteac came upon his castle...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mr Ryan
  8. (no title)

    Long ago people had many cures. A cure for a wart was to cut nine slices of potato and to rub them on the wart saying :- In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mrs Leonard
  9. (no title)

    On most houses in Ireland there grows a little green plant called house-leek. This is supposed to be a cure for a corn...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mrs Leonard
  10. (no title)

    Long ago the people thought that if you had a "Death Nip" on your leg you would hear about the death of somebody you knew very well...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mrs Leonard
  11. (no title)

    Long ago people had many old cures. A cure for the whooping-cough was to go to the house of a man and woman of the same name before they were married and get bread from them...

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Tom Leonard
    Informant
    Mrs Leonard

Stories