Gallach

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gallach (school) (Gallagh, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Mhaoiléidigh.

Original reference: 0078/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Riddles (p. 011-016)
  2. Proverbs (p. 017-019)
  3. Famous Walker in Castleblakeney (p. 020)
  4. Cnocán (p. 021)
  5. Funny Story (p. 022-023)
  6. St Cuan's Well (p. 023-024)
  7. On a Hedge-School (p. 025-026)
  8. Cruice Lawn Hill (p. 027)
  9. Churning (p. 028-029)
  10. Weather-Lore (p. 029-030)
  11. Pulling Beet (p. 030-031)
  12. Cutting Oats (p. 031-032)
  13. My Home District (p. 032-033)
  14. Travelling Folk (p. 034)
  15. Local House Burning (p. 035-036)
  16. Funny Story (p. 036-037)
  17. Funny Story (p. 037-038)
  18. Game - Nuts in May (p. 038-039)
  19. Game I Play (p. 040)
  20. Local Fairs (p. 041)
  21. Care of the Feet (p. 042)
  22. St Stephen's Day (p. 043-044)
  23. St Bridget's Day (p. 044-045)
  24. Local Marriage Customs (p. 046-047)
  25. St Martin's Day (p. 048)
  26. Potato Crop (p. 049-050)
  27. St Patrick's Day (p. 051)
  28. Local Forges (p. 052-053)
  29. Sián (p. 054)
  30. Tailor (p. 055)
  31. Story (p. 056-057)
  32. True Story (p. 057-058)
  33. Festival Customs (p. 058-060)
  34. Greenville Fort (p. 061)
  35. Famous Digger (p. 062-063)
  36. Farm Animals (p. 064-065)
  37. Tobar an Aifrinn (p. 066)
  38. Story (p. 067)
  39. Local Fort (p. 068-069)
  40. Funny Story (p. 070)
  41. Tomáisín an Spealadóir (p. 071-072)
  42. Bread in Olden Times (p. 072-074)
  43. Use of Black Potatoes in Olden Times (p. 075)
  44. Liam na gCleas (p. 076)
  45. Story of the Holy Family (p. 077-078)
  46. Ashfield Fort (p. 078-079)
  47. Leipreachán (p. 080)
  48. Great Wit (p. 081)
  49. Great Wit (p. 082)
  50. Liam na gCleas (p. 083-084)
  51. Riddles (p. 084-087)
  52. Funny Story (p. 088)
  53. Story about a Priest (p. 089)
  54. Story about a Giant (p. 090)
  55. St Brendan's Well (p. 091-092)
  56. Funny Story (p. 093)
  57. Old Houses (p. 094-095)
  58. Funny Story (p. 096)
  59. Local Place Names (p. 097-102)
  60. Story about Father Tom Burke the Jesuit (p. 102-103)
  61. Story about the Robin Redbreast (p. 103-104)
  62. Bird-Lore (p. 105-106)
  63. Funny Story (p. 107)
  64. Ruins of Greenville Castle (p. 108-109)
  65. Story About Two Giants (p. 110-112)
  66. Riddles (p. 113-115)
  67. Funny Story (p. 116)
  68. Liam na gCleas (p. 117)
  69. Story About a Priest (p. 118)
  70. Local Graveyards (p. 119-120)
  71. Famous Blind Piper (p. 121-123)
  72. Story About a Dead Man (p. 124-125)
  73. Castleblakeney Graveyard (p. 125-126)
  74. St Bridget's Cross (p. 126-127)
  75. Liam na gCleas (p. 128)
  76. Faction Fights (p. 129)
  77. How a 'Bodhrán' is Made (p. 130)
  78. Liam na gCleas (p. 131)
  79. Story about a Protestant (p. 132)
  80. Food in Olden Times (p. 133)
  81. Local Cooper (p. 134)
  82. Story about Penance (p. 135-136)
  83. Twelfth Night (p. 136-137)
  84. Margadh Mór (p. 137-138)
  85. Buying and Selling (p. 139-140)
  86. Old Sayings (p. 140-142)
  87. Funny Story (p. 143-145)
Origin information
Gallagh, Co. Galway
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 78, p. 11a-145)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Martin's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Bread--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Jesus Christ--Family
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Giants--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Animals--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Epiphany   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GallaghGallachGallaghKillosolanTiaquinGalway
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4622994
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0078/2

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:46229945>
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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