The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. An Rí agus a Thriúr Mac

    CBÉS 0008

    Colm Seoighe, Micheal Ó Brian

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  2. An Fathach

    CBÉS 0008

    Padraich O Confhaoil, Siobhán Ní Confhaoile

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  3. An Caisleán

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    Máirtín Ó Congaile

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  4. A Story

    CBÉS 0025

    John Hogan, Nellie Hogan

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  5. Seanscéal

    CBÉS 0067

    Seán Ó h Éidhin

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  6. Seanscéal

    CBÉS 0071

    Bríghid Bean Uí Conghaile, Maighréad Nic Dhonnchadha

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  7. Scéal Greannmhar

    CBÉS 0093

    Brighid Ní Choinnigh, Éamonn Ó Baoghaill

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  8. An Fear agus an Cat Dubh

    CBÉS 0132

  9. Scéal Grinn

    CBÉS 0134

    Michéal Ó Cinneide, Pádhraig Ó Cinneide

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  10. Scéal

    CBÉS 0136

    Bean Ní Naillín, Máire Ní Naillín

  11. The Cat - The Poor Son and the Cat

    CBÉS 0142

    Mártain Ó Braonáin

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  12. A Story

    There was once a man living in an old sod house and he had three sons. One day the old man was dying and the priest was brought to him.

    CBÉS 0150

    James Ormbsy, Martin Clarke

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  13. A Fireside Tale

    CBÉS 0189

    Bean Uí Mhaolaith, Dan Gilmartin

    Glenade, Co. Leitrim

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  14. Story

    CBÉS 0271

    Michael Shine

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  15. Story

    CBÉS 0271

    Eddie Duffy, Thomas Henry

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  16. Scéal

    CBÉS 0477

    Máire Ní Shúilliobháin, Seán Ó Súilliobháin

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  17. No Person Should Grieve at His Lot

    CBÉS 0487

    Dónal Ó h Aodha, Mrs Mary Hayes

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    Bhí fear ann fadó agus bhí triúir mach aige.

    CBÉS 0606

    Mairéad Ni Charraig, Máirtín Ó Seasnáin

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  19. A Poor Man's Friend

    CBÉS 0680

    Kathleen Cunningham, Mr Tiernan

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  20. An Old Story

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    J. Monaghan, Peggie Carolan

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