The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. Seancheirdeanna - Ag Déanamh Bréidín

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    Bairbre Breathnach, Maire Breathnach

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  2. Seancheirdeanna - Ag Deasú Tí

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    Seóirse Ó Seachnasaigh

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  3. Béaloideas

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    Mr James Glynn, Therese Glynn

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  4. Trades

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    Bina Whyte, Mr James Whyte

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  5. Folklore - Whips

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    Bridie Power, Mrs Power

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  6. Folklore - November's Night

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    Mrs Kelly, William Kelly

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  7. Basket-Making

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    Mae Gaffey, Stephen Fannon

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  8. Old Crafts

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    Máire Cáit Ní Fionnáin, Seán Ó Fionnáin

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  9. Old Crafts

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    John Tully, Luke Tully

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  10. Old Crafts

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    Mr Patrick Kearns

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  11. Old Crafts

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    Mr Seán Ó Farrell

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  12. Local Crafts

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    Matt Geroghty, Mr Georghty

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  13. Old Crafts

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    Martin Mac Dermott, Mr Mac Dermott

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  14. Old Crafts

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    Patrick Lyons

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  15. Old Crafts

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  16. Churning

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    Mr Martin Corr

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  17. The Pipe Clay

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    James Grady

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  18. Funchin Bog

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    James Grady

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    John Petit was a great shoemaker who used to live in Fartown.

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    Thomas Brennan

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  20. An Old Rhyme

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    Thomas Brennan

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