Famine Period

Abstract: Story collected by a student at Killasolan school (Killosolan, Co. Galway) (no informant identified).

Original reference: 0078/1/9

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Famine Period [duchas:4621805]

Famine Period

The Franciscan Monks in Mt. Bellew fed the starving people with porridge and milk.

They also performed the work of burial carrying the dead on their backs.

Origin information
Killosolan, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
p. 009
Volume 0078
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Josephine O' Beirne.
Languages
English  
Genre
Folktale
Subject
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
The great famine--An gorta mór
School location
KillosolanCill Ó SaighleannKillosolanKillosolanTiaquinGalway
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4628886
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0078/1/9

Suggested credit
"Famine Period"in "The Schools' Manuscript Collection," held by University College Dublin, National Folklore Collection UCD. © University College Dublin. Digital content by: Glenbeigh Records Management, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4628886>
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Josephine O' Beirne.
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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