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Gort na Díogha

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gort na Díogha (school) (Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Séamus Ó Dochartaigh.

Original reference: 0016/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Scéal (p. 012-014)
  2. Place Names in School District Collected by Children (p. 015-020)
  3. Closing of Tuam Bank (p. 020-021)
  4. Riddle (p. 014-022)
  5. Old Roads (p. 022)
  6. Rhyme (p. 022-023)
  7. Scéal (p. 023-024)
  8. Scéal Eile (p. 024-026)
  9. In Connection with Births - Pegg Treena (p. 027)
  10. Building (p. 027)
  11. Rhyme (p. 028-030)
  12. Prayers and Rhymes (p. 031)
  13. Prayer (p. 031)
  14. Belief (p. 031)
  15. A Rhyme By a Young Man on Death of His Mother (p. 032)
  16. Prayer (p. 032-033)
  17. William Healy (p. 034-036)
  18. Another Rhyme (p. 036-038)
  19. Bogs of Alee (p. 038-039)
  20. Dlaoi (Draoi) (p. 039)
  21. Scéal (p. 040-047)
  22. Marriages (p. 043-044)
  23. Weddings (p. 044-046)
  24. Runaway Marriages (p. 045)
  25. Scéal Eile (p. 048-054)
  26. Funerals (p. 049)
  27. Rush Candles for Twelfth Night (p. 049-050)
  28. May Day (p. 050-051)
  29. Churning (p. 051)
  30. Butter (p. 052)
  31. Churning (p. 052)
  32. Churning (p. 052-053)
  33. Old Rhyme (p. 055)
  34. Shoe Polish (p. 055-056)
  35. Illness, Death, Funerals Etc. (p. 057-072)
  36. Illness, Death, Funerals Etc. (p. 061-062)
  37. Crann Soilse (p. 062)
  38. Feile Brígid a Bricín (p. 062)
  39. Once upon a time there was a woman of the name of Biddy Morearity living in Dublin. (p. 063-064)
  40. Lough Lurgeen (p. 064-066)
  41. St Brigid's Night (p. 067)
  42. The Man and Horses (p. 067-114)
  43. Nest of Swans (p. 068)
  44. Cow (p. 068)
  45. Shoes (p. 068-069)
  46. Cures (p. 070a-070b)
  47. Pishrogues (p. 070c-070d)
  48. Beggars (p. 069-070)
  49. John Saxon lived in Kilkerrrin parish he used to come to Moher... (p. 070)
  50. Go raibh sliocht agus sleacht ar do shliocht... (p. 070)
  51. Is iomhdha fear luathar láidir indiu... (p. 070)
  52. Signs of Rain (p. 070)
  53. Schools (p. 070e)
  54. Candles (p. 070e)
  55. Tea (p. 070e-070f)
  56. Work (p. 070f-070g)
  57. Schools (p. 070g)
  58. Mass in Gloon (p. 070g)
  59. Grinding Meal (p. 070h)
  60. Old Sayings (p. 070h)
  61. Trades (p. 070i-070j)
  62. Scéal Eile (p. 070j-071)
  63. Kilkerrin (p. 071)
  64. Billy's Road (p. 071-072)
  65. Dances of Old Ireland (p. 073-075)
  66. Four Last Ends of Four Different Things (p. 076)
  67. Four Things to Avoid (p. 076)
  68. Bible Men (p. 076)
  69. Marcus Hickee (p. 076-077)
  70. When the French Came into Killala (p. 077-078)
  71. Glynsk Castle (p. 078-167)
  72. Card-Playing (p. 079-080)
  73. Card-Playing (p. 080-081)
  74. Child in the Fairies (p. 081-082)
  75. Scéal Eile (p. 082-084)
  76. Tinkers' Hotel (p. 084-086)
  77. Dan O'Connell and His Hat (p. 086-087)
  78. Cough Cure (p. 087)
  79. Soldier's Trick (p. 088-089)
  80. Swapped Babies (p. 089-091)
  81. The Woman at the Jail Gate (p. 091-092)
  82. Vet (p. 092)
  83. Scéal Eile (p. 092-093)
  84. Irishman (p. 093-094)
  85. Funeral at Midnight (p. 094)
  86. Paddy Noone's father was John Noone, and he was at a funeral in Kilkerrin the 6th January. (p. 094-095)
  87. Charm (p. 096)
  88. Dan O'Connell and the Pig Jobber (p. 096-097)
  89. Mick Dowd the Butcher (p. 098)
  90. Butcher (p. 098-131)
  91. Foods (p. 099-101)
  92. Workhouse of Glennamaddy (p. 101-102)
  93. Homes of Long Ago (p. 102-103)
  94. Hedge-Schools (p. 104-105)
  95. Story (p. 105-106)
  96. Burkes of Glynsk Castle (p. 106-107)
  97. Bóthar Buí (p. 107-108)
  98. Cigarettes (p. 108)
  99. Flour (p. 108)
  100. Tea and Sugar (p. 108)
  101. Meals (p. 108)
  102. Oatmeal (p. 109)
  103. Famine (p. 109-110)
  104. Cuts (p. 111)
  105. Burns (p. 111)
  106. Resin Candles (p. 111)
  107. Grisset (p. 111-112)
  108. Haunted House (p. 113-114)
  109. Parson (p. 115-116)
  110. Story (p. 116-117)
  111. Scéal Eile (p. 117-118)
  112. Leather (p. 119)
  113. Biddy Pound on a Pig (p. 119-120)
  114. Houses (p. 120-121)
  115. Puddings (p. 121-124)
  116. Gobán (p. 122-123)
  117. Roof (p. 124-125)
  118. Bun Duileáin (p. 125)
  119. Lack Haddican (p. 126-127)
  120. Landlords - Pollock (p. 128-129)
  121. Policeman Shot in Fartown, Creggs (p. 127-131)
  122. We were bigger than Mick (who is fourteen years) before we got a trousers. (p. 129-130)
  123. Scéal (p. 132-135)
  124. Scéal (p. 135-136)
  125. Riddle (p. 136)
  126. Riddle (p. 136-137)
  127. Story (p. 137-138)
  128. Parson (p. 138-140)
  129. Johnny the Sugar Stick Man (p. 141)
  130. The Lord's Prayer (p. 141)
  131. Hail Mary (p. 142)
  132. Apostles Creed (p. 142)
  133. Months of Year in Irish (p. 143)
  134. Oíche Sin Seáin (p. 143-144)
  135. Blacksmith (p. 144-145)
  136. Scéal (p. 145-146)
  137. Cobin's Well (p. 147)
  138. Haw year bréag year... (p. 147)
  139. Fox and a Goose and a Sheave of Oats (p. 166-147)
  140. Poem from Tom Brennan (p. 148-149)
  141. It is not right to let fire or milk out of a house, especially milk without water... (p. 149-150)
  142. New Year (p. 150)
  143. Pigs (p. 150-151)
  144. Worms in Cattle (p. 151-152)
  145. Plough (p. 152-153)
  146. When you see the first lamb of the season... (p. 153-154)
  147. I saw a man take a spade, go into his garden and take a fist of clay into the house where a corpse was about to be coffined... (p. 154-155)
  148. Tom Hegarty says I saw his house in Manchester (p. 155-156)
  149. Bishop Kelly (p. 156-157)
  150. Friaryland, Gort na Cealtra, Sgeicheach na mBruacaí (badges)... (p. 157-159)
  151. Sister Lakes (p. 159-160)
  152. Cailleach Bhéarach (p. 160)
  153. Iron Mill in Creggs (p. 160)
  154. Graveyard (p. 160-161)
  155. Three Oaths Money Took When First Made (p. 161-162)
  156. Three Hounds Meeting (p. 162)
  157. Trí Bhua an Druncaera (p. 162)
  158. Trí Bhua an Fhir Shona (p. 163)
  159. A Cat Four Gifts (p. 163)
  160. Glasnach (p. 163)
  161. Lough Over (p. 164-165)
  162. Lavally Lake (p. 165-166)
  163. Prayer after Meals (p. 166)
  164. Athlone (p. 167-168)
  165. Seanmhóin - Na Mionna Móra (p. 168)
  166. Pedlar and the Tailor (p. 168)
Origin information
Gortnadeeve West, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 16, p. 9-168)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Epiphany   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Cough   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Charms   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Wounds and injuries   linked data (lcsh)
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Foxes--Folklore
New Year   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Worms   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
School location
Gortnadeeve WestGort na dTíobh ThiarGortnadeeve WestBallynakillBallymoeGalway
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4613671
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0016/2

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:46136715>
Funding
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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