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Cill Cruain (B)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cill Cruain (B) (school) (Ballyglass South, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938.

Original reference: 0016/5

    In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

    1. Common Piseoga in School District (p. 396-397)
    2. Local Happenings (p. 398-399)
    3. Severe Weather (p. 400)
    4. Old Story (p. 401-404)
    5. Riddles (p. 405-406)
    6. Old Schools (p. 407-408)
    7. Local Heroes (p. 409-410)
    8. Old Crafts (p. 411-412)
    9. Local Marriage Customs (p. 413)
    10. In the Penal Times (p. 414)
    11. Old Story (p. 415-419)
    12. Local Cures (p. 420)
    13. Local Place Names (p. 421-422)
    14. Homemade Toys (p. 423-424)
    15. Lore of Certain Days (p. 425)
    16. Travelling Folk (p. 426)
    17. Fairy Forts (p. 427-428)
    18. Local Song - The Road to Lisnageera (p. 429-430)
    19. Local Poets (p. 431-432)
    20. Song - Manton's Ass (p. 433-435)
    21. In the Famine Times (p. 436-437)
    22. Holy Wells (p. 438-439)
    23. Herbs (p. 440-441)
    24. Proverbs (p. 442-444)
    25. Churning (p. 445-446)
    26. Local Patron Saint (p. 447-448)
    27. Old Graveyards (p. 449)
    28. Old Story (p. 450-451)
    29. Bread (p. 452-453)
    30. Old Story (p. 454-456)
    31. Old Story (p. 457-458)
    32. Hidden Treasures (p. 459-460)
    33. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 461-462)
    34. Clothes Made Locally (p. 463)
    35. Clothes Made Locally (p. 464)
    36. Buying and Selling (p. 465-466)
    37. Local Monuments (p. 467-468)
    38. Old Houses (p. 469-470)
    39. Old Prayers (p. 471-472)
    40. Leipreachán or Mermaid (p. 473-474)
    Origin information
    Ballyglass South, Co. Galway
    Date created:
    Type of Resource
    Physical description
    1 chapter (vol. 16, p. 395-474)
    Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
    Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
    Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
    Schools   linked data (lcsh)
    Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
    Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
    Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
    Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
    local legends   linked data (afset)
    Toys   linked data (lcsh)
    Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
    Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
    Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
    Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
    Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
    Butter   linked data (lcsh)
    Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
    Treasure troves--Folklore
    Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
    Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
    Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
    Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
    Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
    School location
    Ballyglass SouthAn Baile Glas TheasBallyglass SouthKilcroanBallymoeGalway
    University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

    Original reference: 0016/5

    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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