The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. (no title)

    In sweet Doneraile seadh chaitheas mo shaoghal ¶ And all my generations gan buairt gan baoghal

    CBÉS 0374

    An tAthair Ó Connaill

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  2. A Legend

    CBÉS 0374

    Mr G. O' Hanlon

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  3. Lady Dudaw

    CBÉS 0374

    Mrs E. Neenan

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  4. Fairy Forts of Doneraile

    CBÉS 0374

    Master T. O' Skeehan

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  5. Fairy Forts of Doneraile

    CBÉS 0374

    Mr J. Molloy

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    One evening as a man was going home from the village of Doneraile he met three cats between Brough and Newtown and he met several batches of cats on the wood road.

    CBÉS 0374

    Master J. Murphy

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    One night a man was walking along the road from Aglish graveyard and a pig followed him along the road to Carker Cross and there changed into a greyhound.

    CBÉS 0374

    Master J. Murphy

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    On the night of the first Viscount Doneraile died in the month of August, 1887, a farmer from Sycamore was going to Mallow, driving a mare and cart.

    CBÉS 0374

    David O' Brien

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  9. Crann na hOla

    CBÉS 0374

    Master William Eddery

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  10. Cahirduggan

    CBÉS 0374

    Mrs Grady

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    Once there was a farmer going from Doneraile to Mallow fair and when he was about half ways he saw four headless horses and they drawing a coach with two hounds following it.

    CBÉS 0374

    Master Joseph Hunter

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  12. The Doneraile Court

    CBÉS 0374

    Mr Martin O' Sullivan

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  13. Fairy Forts of Doneraile

    CBÉS 0374

    Mrs M. K. O' Sullivan

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    Time nor tide waits for no man.

    CBÉS 0374

    Mrs M. K. O' Sullivan

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  15. Béaloideas

    CBÉS 0374

    Mr Curtin

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