Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Grange (school) (Grange, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás de Búrca.

Original reference: 0155/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Tom the Amadán (p. 103-107)
  2. Paddy and the Haunted House (p. 108-111)
  3. Riddles (p. 112-122)
  4. Feidhlim with the Fairies (p. 116-118)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 123-124)
  6. Fight between a Catholic and a Protestant (p. 125-127)
  7. Shipwreck at Streedagh Bay, Co. Sligo (p. 128-129)
  8. Fishing Disaster at Procklis, Co. Donegal (p. 130-132)
  9. Old Crafts - Forge Work (p. 133-134)
  10. Old Crafts - Thatching (p. 135-136)
  11. Local Place Names (p. 136-137)
  12. Father Rynn (p. 138-141)
  13. Hidden Gold (p. 142-143)
  14. Dream of Gold (p. 143-145)
  15. Cure for Cancer and How it Was Got (p. 145-147)
  16. Story - The Skin and the Price of it (p. 148-149)
  17. Homemade Toys (p. 150-151)
  18. Local Cures (p. 151-152)
  19. Local Cures (p. 153-155)
  20. Local Cures (p. 156-157)
  21. Local Lore of Certain Days (p. 157-159)
  22. Travelling Folk (p. 159-162)
  23. Clocha Breaca (p. 162-163)
  24. Fairy Forts (p. 164-166)
  25. Fairy Forts (p. 167-168)
  26. Fairy Forts (p. 169-170)
  27. Fairy Forts (p. 171-174)
  28. Games I Play (p. 174-177)
  29. Our Holy Wells (p. 178-180)
  30. Herbs (p. 181-182)
  31. Potato Crop (p. 183-184)
  32. Festival Customs (p. 184-188)
  33. Care of Farm Animals (p. 188-189)
  34. Churning (p. 189-190)
  35. Care of the Feet (p. 191-192)
  36. Local Forge (p. 193-196)
  37. Clothes Made Locally (p. 196-198)
  38. St Molaise (p. 198-200)
  39. Local Landlord (p. 201-202)
  40. Local Landlord (p. 203-204)
  41. Food in Olden Times (p. 204-205)
  42. Story of Fionn Mac Cool (p. 206-208)
  43. Paddy's Halloween (p. 208-210)
  44. Bread in Olden Times (p. 211-212)
  45. Extravagant Wife (p. 212-215)
  46. Protestant Fall (p. 216-218)
  47. Old Woman and Her Cow (p. 218-219)
  48. Dealings and Adventures of an Old Man (p. 220-229)
  49. Inver Bay (South Donegal) (p. 230-234)
  50. Old Houses (p. 234-235)
  51. Disused Burial Places (p. 236-237)
  52. Maugherow Graveyard (p. 238-239)
  53. The Three Advices (p. 240-242)
  54. Traditional Prayers (p. 243-244)
  55. St Patrick and the Snakes (p. 245-248)
  56. Lucky Days (p. 249-250)
Origin information
Grange, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 155, p. 100-250)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Cancer   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
School location
GrangeAn GhráinseachGrangeAhamlishCarburySligo
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Original reference: 0155/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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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