Cúl Umha (Cailíní)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cúl Umha (Cailíní) (school) (Cooloo, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd Ní Mhurchú.

Original reference: 0081/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Seanfhocla (p. 301)
  2. Comharthaí na hAimsire (p. 301-302)
  3. Place Names (p. 303-304)
  4. Place Names (p. 304-305)
  5. Toibreacha Beannaithe (p. 306-307)
  6. Arán (p. 308-309)
  7. Chuinneog (p. 310-312)
  8. Leigheasanna (p. 313-314)
  9. Seanfhocla (p. 315-316a)
  10. Proverbs (p. 316a-318)
  11. Cluichí (p. 319-321)
  12. Seanscéal (p. 322-323)
  13. Seanscéal (p. 324-325)
  14. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 325-328)
  15. Scéalta Grinn (p. 328-329)
  16. Bhean Fhalsa (p. 329)
  17. There once lived in England a boy who was very poor. (p. 329-330)
  18. One day a girl was going to Confession. (p. 330-331)
  19. Scéalta - Fairy Tales (p. 332-334)
  20. Paidreacha (p. 334-336)
  21. Paidreacha (p. 337-338)
  22. Paidreacha (p. 338-340)
  23. Rainn (p. 341-347)
  24. I dtorthann na tslabradh bualadh na gcinn (p. 348)
  25. Tomhaiseanna (p. 348-350)
  26. Tomhaiseanna (p. 350-353)
  27. Tomhaiseanna (p. 354-355)
  28. Tomhaiseanna (p. 356-362)
  29. Reilig (p. 363-366)
  30. Daoine Cáiliúla (p. 367-371)
  31. Fir Cháiliúla (p. 372-373)
  32. Story (p. 374-378)
  33. One night two boys went into an orchard and stole two bags of apples and they did not know where they would go to count and divide them so they were passing by a graveyard and they said they would count them on a tombstone. (p. 379-380)
  34. There was once a tailor and he was engaged to a girl and her father was very selfish and begrudging. (p. 380-382)
  35. There was once a rich man and he had a daughter and he said he would give his daughter to any man who would tell him a story that would last for ever. (p. 382-383)
  36. One day a painter was painting a church and he was whistling a fast tune but still he was working and when the priest heard him he came out and said "Oh, it is not right to be whistling in a church, why don't you sing a hymn. (p. 383)
  37. Áitainmneacha (p. 384-385)
  38. Seanscéal (p. 386)
  39. Cúram na gCos (p. 387-388)
  40. Áitainmneacha (p. 389)
  41. Seanscéal (p. 390)
  42. Rainn (p. 391)
  43. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 392-394)
  44. Luibheanna (p. 394-396)
  45. Amhrán (p. 396-397)
  46. Amhrán Eile (p. 397-398)
  47. Béilí na Seanaimsire (p. 399-402)
  48. Tithe na Seanaimsire (p. 403-404)
  49. Chuigeann (p. 405-406)
  50. Paidreacha (p. 407)
  51. Seanfhoirgnithe (p. 408-409)
  52. Bia na Seanaimsire (p. 410-411)
  53. Leipreacháin (p. 412-413)
  54. Na Tiarnaí Talún (p. 414-416)
  55. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 417-418)
  56. Man Who Got Riches From a Ghost (p. 419-423)
  57. Scéal (p. 423-424)
  58. Gabha agus an Cheárta (p. 425-426)
  59. Éadaí (p. 427-428)
  60. Lucht Siúil (p. 429-431)
  61. Story of an Old Scholar (p. 432-434)
  62. Miller of Kernborn (p. 434-439)
Origin information
Cooloo, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 81, p. 299-439)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CoolooCúil LúCoolooMoyloughTiaquinGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0081/4

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:46027045>
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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