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Garbh Fhearáin

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Garbh Fhearáin (school) (Garrafrauns, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Nóra, Bean Uí Choinnigh.

Original reference: 0037/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Survivals (p. 103-105)
  2. Names (p. 107)
  3. Classification of Pupils (p. 109)
  4. Name of Local Estate (p. 111)
  5. Social (p. 113-115)
  6. List of Teachers in this School (p. 117)
  7. Old Schools of this District (p. 119)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 121)
  9. Holy Well (p. 123)
  10. Our Road (p. 125)
  11. Holy Well (p. 127-129)
  12. Old School (p. 131)
  13. Certain Days (p. 133)
  14. Old Schools (p. 135-137)
  15. Old Proverbs (p. 139-141)
  16. Hidden Treasure (p. 143)
  17. Marriages (p. 144)
  18. Castle of Doonmacreena (p. 145-146)
  19. Fairs of Long Ago (p. 147)
Origin information
Garrafrauns, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 37, p. 100-147)
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GarrafraunsNa GarfráinGarrafraunsDunmoreDunmoreGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0037/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Galway schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
Supported by funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (Ireland), University College Dublin, and the National Folklore Foundation (Fondúireacht Bhéaloideas Éireann), 2014-2016.
Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014/2016 — Metadata created by Fiontar, Dublin City University, in collaboration with the National Folklore Collection UCD and UCD Library. Original Fiontar metadata converted into MODS by UCD Library.

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