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Pollréamoinn (Buachaillí)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Pollréamoinn (Buachaillí) (school) (Pollremon, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Ó Duibhghiolla.

Original reference: 0014/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Local Story (p. 103-104)
  2. Another Local Story (p. 104-105)
  3. Local Story (p. 105-108)
  4. Another Local Story (p. 108-109)
  5. Local Signs of Weather (p. 110-112)
  6. Marriage Customs (p. 113-116)
  7. Local Cures (p. 116-119)
  8. Seanfhocla a Fuair mé sa Cheantar (p. 119-120)
  9. Churning (p. 121-124)
  10. Local Heroes (p. 124-126)
  11. Riddles (p. 126-130)
  12. Local Forges (p. 131-133)
  13. Local Fairs (p. 133-138)
  14. Celebration of Feasts (p. 138-141)
  15. Local Landlords (p. 141-145)
  16. Old Crafts (p. 146-151)
  17. Games (p. 151-154)
  18. Bread (p. 155-158)
  19. Bird-Lore (p. 159-161)
  20. Lore of Certain Days (p. 162-165)
  21. Old Forts (p. 165-168)
  22. Travelling Folk (p. 168-171)
  23. Severe Weather (p. 171-174)
  24. Holy Wells (p. 174-177)
  25. Local Monuments (p. 177-180)
  26. Potatoes (p. 180-183)
  27. Old Houses (p. 183-185)
  28. Old Houses (p. 186-188)
  29. Leipreachán (p. 188-190)
  30. Pious Stories (p. 190-192)
  31. Pious Objects (p. 193-194)
  32. Animals (p. 195-197)
  33. Local Place Names (p. 197-200)
  34. Buried Treasures (p. 200-203)
Origin information
Pollremon, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 14, p. 102-203)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
PollremonPoll RéamainnPollremonTempletogherBallymoeGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0014/2

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 <>
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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