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St Pappan's, Ballymun

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from St Pappan's, Ballymun (school) (Ballymun, Co. Dublin), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher M. O' Riordan.

Original reference: 0792/165

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Stray Sod (p. 275-276)
  2. Mound of Knocksedan (p. 277-279)
  3. Crock of Gold (p. 280-281)
  4. Leprechaun (p. 282-284)
  5. Banshee (p. 285-287)
  6. Fairy Tree (p. 288-289)
  7. Ghost at Ballystruan (p. 290-292)
  8. Ghost and the Plough (p. 293-294)
  9. Spirit in the Bottle (p. 295-296)
  10. Priest and the Babies (p. 297-299)
  11. Priest and the Ghost (p. 300-301)
  12. Devil Breaks the Church Window at Swords (p. 302-303)
  13. Toberbunny Well (p. 304-305)
  14. Gracedieu (p. 306)
  15. Collier the Robber (p. 307-308)
  16. Lord Santry (p. 309-311)
  17. Lord Santry (p. 312)
  18. Turkeys (p. 313-314)
  19. Sir Charles (p. 315-316)
  20. Sir Charles (p. 317-318)
  21. Sir Charles (p. 319-320)
  22. Old St Pappin's Church (p. 321-322)
  23. Ghost Story (p. 323-324)
Origin information
Ballymun, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 792, p. 274-324)
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Landlords   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallymunBaile MunnaBallymunDublin
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0792/165

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Dublin 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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