The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. Scéal Grinn

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    Máire Ní Fhlaithbhearta, Pádhraig Ó Flaithbhearta

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    An old man by the name of Thomas Creaven of Clonshecahill was playing cards with his neighbours...

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    Thomas Creaven

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  3. An Old Story

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    Patrick Curley

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  4. Scéal - Píobaire an Aon Phoirt agus Finnbhar

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    Brighid Ní Fhlannagáin, Séamus Ó Flártaigh

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  5. Seánach Séamus

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    Brighid Ní Dhioráin, Máirtín Ó Dioráin

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    Tionnlachan na hÓinsighe - a dhul abhaile le duine bheadh ar cuairt ...

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    Bhí fear fado i gCill Rónáin a dtáinig neach aige san oidhche ag innseacht dó go raibh císte ina léithide seo go ait ...

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    Bartla Ó Maoláin, Mac Dara Ó Maoláin, Pádhraig Ó Maoláin

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  8. Seanscéal

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    Bairtle Ó Maoláin, Pádhraig Ó Maoláin

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  9. Scéal

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    Bairtle Ó Maoláin, Pádhraig Ó Maoláin

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  10. Cnoc Meá

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    Nóra Ní Cadhain, Pádraic Ó Breathnach

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  11. Teach Mór an Chnoic

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    Nóra Ní Cadhain, Pádraic Ó Breathnach

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  12. Fairy Stories

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    Bridie Kenny, Mrs Kenny

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  13. Tomás Uí Bhroinn

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    Bríghid Ní Conghailligh, Nóra Ní Cadhain

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  14. A Ghost Story

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    Annie O' Mara, S. Kelly

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  15. The Haunted House

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    Francis Connolly, Miss E. Coen

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  16. The Corpse Overboard

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    Mr P.K. Joyce, Seán Joyce

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  17. The Witch Hare

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    Connie Mc Grath, Mrs. J. Lysaght

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  18. A Favour

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    J. Lysaght, Mrs M. Joyce

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  19. The Ghost at the Stream

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    Connie Mc Grath, P. Woods

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  20. The Calf Without Legs

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    Fursey Clancy, Mr Keely

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