The Schools’ Collection

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

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  1. 1798

    CBÉS 0167

    Mike Tiernan, Seosamh Ó Catháin

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  2. The Battle of Carricknagat September 1798

    CBÉS 0185

    Elizabeth Benson, Mr J. O Dowd

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  3. A Ballad of 1798

    CBÉS 0185

    John P. Cryan

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  4. The Frenchman's Grave

    CBÉS 0202

    Veronica Mc Govern

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  5. The French - 1798

    CBÉS 0204

    Miss K. Travers

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  6. 1798 - The French

    CBÉS 0204

    P. Rogan, Philomena O' Kelly

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  7. A Story of 1798

    CBÉS 0206

    Mr Sylvester Maguire

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  8. 1798

    CBÉS 0206

    Gearóid Ó Céileachair, Patrick Rynn

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  9. Historic

    The French Army, with recruits picked up on their march from Castlebar, marched through Drumshanbo, on their way to Ballinamuck.

    CBÉS 0207

    Seán Ó Dubhda

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  10. 1798 in Drumshanbo

    CBÉS 0207

    Mrs O' Brien, P.E. Reynolds

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  11. Local Roads

    CBÉS 0211

    Matthew Mc Manus

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  12. The Croppy's Grave

    CBÉS 0212

    Mrs Gill, William F. Gill

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  13. Historic - Sites of Interest in The District

    CBÉS 0214

    Florence Thornton, Mr J. Mc Kenna

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  14. (no title)

    Lord Cornwallis, on his way to intercept Hambert at Ballinamuck ...

    CBÉS 0214

    Mrs M. Mc Kenna, Reverend P. Conefry

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  15. (no title)

    In the time of the Whiteboys ...

    CBÉS 0214

    Anne Duignan

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  16. (no title)

    When Hambert was marching to Ballinamuck ...

    CBÉS 0214

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  17. (no title)

    A captain of yeomen was killed ...

    CBÉS 0214

    M. Cobreavy

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  18. (no title)

    After Ballinamuck a pikeman was in hiding ...

    CBÉS 0214

    Michael Cobreavy

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  19. (no title)

    A rebel (Gilheany by name) on the run after Ballinamuck ...

    CBÉS 0214

    J. Mc Kenna

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  20. Song of '98

    In the old marble town of Kilkenny

    CBÉS 0217

    Mary Mc Keon, Una Mc Keon

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