The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. Fairy Delph

    CBÉS 0022

    Mary Gannon, Michael Murphy

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  2. Killeely

    CBÉS 0033

    Michael Murphy, Proinséas Ó Murchadha

    Cill Fhaoile Mhór, Co. na Gaillimhe

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  3. (no title)

    Long ago there lived a king named Padraig O'Rogan who ruled over Kerry . . .

    CBÉS 0035

    John Murphy, Michael Murphy

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  4. Local Place Names

    CBÉS 0036

    Margaret Raftery, Michael Murphy

    Baile an tSí, Co. na Gaillimhe

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  5. An Old Fort

    CBÉS 0036

    Michael Murphy, Seán Menihan

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  6. My Home District - Ballyshea

    CBÉS 0036

    Margaret Raftery, Michael Murphy

    Baile an tSí, Co. na Gaillimhe

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  7. Local Fairs

    CBÉS 0036

    Michael Murphy, Seán Menihan

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  8. Scéal

    CBÉS 0041

    Michael Murphy

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  9. Scéal

    CBÉS 0041

    Michael Murphy

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  10. Scéal

    CBÉS 0041

    Michael Murphy

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  11. Scéal

    CBÉS 0041

    Michael Murphy

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  12. Cures - Corns

    CBÉS 0109

    John Brennan, Michael Murphy

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  13. Piseoga

    CBÉS 0173

    Anne Cunney, Michael Murphy

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  14. Old Customs on Certain Feasts

    CBÉS 0173

    Margaret Donegan, Michael Murphy

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  15. Seanfhocail

    CBÉS 0173

    Michael Murphy, Mrs Marren

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  16. Scéal

    CBÉS 0173

    Brigid Marren, Michael Murphy

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  17. Sean-Nósanna

    CBÉS 0173

    Kathleen Ginty, Michael Murphy

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  18. Weather-Lore

    CBÉS 0187

    Michael Murphy

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  19. (no title)

    A man lived down near Gorvagh who had the cure of warts...

    CBÉS 0220

    Francis Murphy, Michael Murphy, Séamus Browne

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  20. (no title)

    There are no eels in Feengh Lake although they are to be got in the river flowing through it...

    CBÉS 0220

    Francis Murphy, Michael Murphy, Séamus Browne

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