The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. A Fairy Story

    CBÉS 0113

    Patrick Keegan, Teresa Keegan

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  2. A Local Hero

    CBÉS 0211

    John Ward, Patrick Keegan

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  3. Father Tom Maguire and the Battle of Ardrum Hill

    CBÉS 0226

    Evelyn A. Gallagher, Patrick Keegan

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  4. Bushel's Meadow

    CBÉS 0226

    Evelyn A. Gallagher, Patrick Keegan

    An Chorr Dhubh, Co. Liatroma

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  5. Folklore - Local Happenings

    CBÉS 0226

    Evelyn A. Gallagher, Patrick Keegan

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  6. Lady Hynes

    CBÉS 0226

    Evelyn A. Gallagher, Patrick Keegan

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  7. Famine Times

    CBÉS 0226

    Evelyn A. Gallagher, Patrick Keegan

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  8. The Fairy Doctor

    CBÉS 0692

    Letty Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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    There once lived in a place called Ballasport a man named Pigott.

    CBÉS 0692

    Letty Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  10. (no title)

    About a hundred years ago there lived down beside Clondalee Bog a farmer names John Hevey.

    CBÉS 0692

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  11. Riddles

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  12. Old Names of Fields

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

    Clondalee Beg, Co. na Mí

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  13. Local Tramps

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  14. Map Showing Shighe Asail in the Barony of Moyfenrath

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  15. Holy Wells

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  16. Local Songs

    Come you true sons of Erin that want a repose

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  17. Local Monuments

    CBÉS 0693

    Barney Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  18. Old Graveyards

    CBÉS 0733

    John Joe Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  19. Local Football and Hurling Matches

    CBÉS 0733

    John Joe Keegan, Patrick Keegan

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  20. My Home District

    CBÉS 0733

    John Joe Keegan, Patrick Keegan

    Lurrig, Co. na hIarmhí

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