The Schools’ Collection

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

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    Long years ago there was a catholic church and burial ground in Moneyhore.

    CBÉS 0901

    Mr Walter Furlong

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    On my father's farm there is a field called the "Caisir," and in the middle of it there is a mound.

    CBÉS 0901

    William Creane

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  3. Local Superstitions

    CBÉS 0901

    Mr James Dunne

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  4. Local Customs

    CBÉS 0901

    Miss Kate Doyle

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  5. Old Cures

    CBÉS 0901

    Mr John Quigley, William Quigley

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  6. Cullens of the Fort

    CBÉS 0901

    Denis Lacey, Mr Martin Lacey

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  7. An Underground Oven

    CBÉS 0901

    Thomas Bowe

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  8. Ballyboro

    CBÉS 0901

    Bridie O' Leary

    Béal Átha Bórú, Co. Loch Garman

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  9. An Old Graveyard

    CBÉS 0901

    John Doyle

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  10. The Potato Crop

    CBÉS 0901

    Ray Brennan

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  11. Old Customs

    CBÉS 0901

    Bridie O' Leary

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  12. The Game Hunt the Fox

    CBÉS 0901

    Edmond Crean

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  13. Fairy in the Well

    CBÉS 0901

    Bridie O' Leary

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  14. Hide and Go Seek

    CBÉS 0901

    Denis Leacy

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  15. The Wolf

    CBÉS 0901

    Peggy Crowley

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  16. The Game of Rounders

    CBÉS 0901

    Tom Bowe

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  17. Ring o' Roses

    CBÉS 0901

    Annie Dunne

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  18. Old Customs

    CBÉS 0901

    Patrick Crean

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  19. Old Customs

    CBÉS 0901

    Peggy Crowley

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  20. Old Sayings

    CBÉS 0901

    Bridie O' Leary

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