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Naomh Seosamh, Baile an Ruadháin

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Naomh Seosamh, Baile an Ruadháin (school) (Ballinrooaun, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mrs Nora Lally.

Original reference: 0077/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Windfield Estate (p. 249-253)
  2. Boxty Bread was made from raw potatoes and oatmeal. (p. 254)
  3. Cure of the Nine Irons (p. 254)
  4. Easter Houses (p. 254-255)
  5. Hedge Schools (p. 255-256)
  6. Festivals (p. 256)
  7. Generations (p. 257)
  8. Moylough Castle (p. 258-260)
  9. Cnoc na mBua (p. 260-261)
  10. Pollock Estate (p. 261-262)
  11. Marriage Customs (p. 262-263)
  12. Old Marriage Tale (p. 263-264)
  13. Moving Bog (p. 265-267)
  14. Malt House (p. 268-269)
  15. Folklore of St Brigid in Galway and Roscommon (p. 270-271)
  16. Generations (p. 272-274)
  17. Generations (p. 275)
  18. Candles (p. 276)
  19. Flax (p. 276-277)
  20. Carnacregg House (p. 278-280)
  21. Abbey of Kilconnell (p. 281-284)
  22. Laught and its Ancient Chapel (p. 285-289)
  23. Blakes of Vermount (p. 290-292)
  24. Franciscan Brothers (p. 293-296)
  25. Poll Ifrinn (p. 297-298)
  26. Abbert Church (p. 299)
  27. Abbert Mill Dam (p. 300-301)
  28. Local History - Mountbellew (p. 302-305)
  29. Generations (p. 307)
  30. Story (p. 307-308)
  31. Evan's Estate (p. 309-311)
  32. Generations (p. 312)
  33. Fairy Tale (p. 312-314)
  34. Stories (p. 315-317)
  35. Stories (p. 318-319)
  36. Stories (p. 320-322)
  37. Stories (p. 323-324)
  38. Riddles (p. 325-326)
  39. My cousin and I, a boy two years elder than myself about fifty years ago paid a visit to my grandfather's house. (p. 327-330)
  40. Dempsey's Famous Horse (p. 330-331)
  41. Puzzle (p. 331-332)
  42. There were once a man and his wife who were very poor. (p. 333-334)
  43. The Night of the Big Wind (p. 334-335)
  44. Old School (p. 336-337)
  45. Generations - The Kenny Family Ballinruane (p. 338)
  46. Lone Bush (p. 339-340)
  47. Lone Bush (p. 340-342)
  48. Marriages (p. 343)
  49. Cures (p. 344-345)
  50. How they Made Stockings Long Ago (p. 346-347)
  51. Tailors (p. 347-348)
  52. How Soap Was Made Long Ago (p. 348)
  53. How Twine Was Made Long Ago (p. 348-349)
  54. White Horse (p. 350-352)
  55. My Great-Grandfather's Ghost - A True Story (p. 353-355)
  56. Puzzles (p. 355-358)
  57. Ethnographic (p. 359)
  58. History of St Joseph's NS Ballinruane (p. 360-361)
  59. Ardeaglais Thuama (p. 362-363)
  60. Leigheasanna (p. 363-364)
  61. Sean-Nósanna (p. 365-366)
  62. Seanscéal (p. 366-367)
  63. Gleann na Muice - The Fairy Pig (p. 368-370)
  64. Custom at Funeral (p. 371)
  65. True Fairy Story (p. 372-373)
  66. Johnstone's Estate (p. 374-375)
  67. Diviney's Rock or Cavern (p. 376)
  68. Fairy Story (p. 377-378)
  69. Tallest Woman I Ever Saw (p. 378-379)
  70. Parish of Menlough (p. 380-383)
  71. Trades in the Parish Long Ago (p. 383-386)
  72. Old Houses and People (p. 386-387)
  73. Proverbs (p. 388-390)
  74. Names of Places and Fields in the District (p. 390-391)
  75. High Cross of Tuam (p. 392-396)
  76. A Fairy Story (p. 397-398)
  77. Clais na Mála (p. 399-400)
  78. True Story of St Bridget's Cross (p. 400-401)
  79. Graveyards of this Parish (p. 402)
  80. Banshee (p. 403-404)
  81. A Fairy Story (p. 405-407)
  82. St Jarlath of Tuam (p. 408-412)
Origin information
Ballinrooaun, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 77, p. 248-412)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Bread--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Vikings   linked data (lcsh)
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524   linked data (viaf)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Soap trade   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallinrooaunBaile an RuáinBallinrooaunMoyloughTiaquinGalway
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4622991
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0077/4

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:46229915>
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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