Cill Mhic Dhuach

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cill Mhic Dhuach (school) (Kilmacduagh, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Ó Cathail.

Original reference: 0047/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Patron Saint of the Parish (p. 0163-0166)
  2. St Colman (p. 0167-0169)
  3. Ghost Story (p. 0170-0173)
  4. Local Cures (p. 0174-0176)
  5. May Morning (p. 0178-0179)
  6. Long Black Hand (p. 0180-0181)
  7. Cloch na Céibhe (p. 0182-0183)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 0184-0185)
  9. Local Cures (p. 0186-0187)
  10. Blessed Wells (p. 0188-0189)
  11. Charm (p. 0190-0192)
  12. Story (p. 0193-0194)
  13. Fairy Story (p. 0195)
  14. Irish Fairy Tale (p. 0196-0199)
  15. Irish Words Common in District (p. 0200-0206)
  16. Crock of Gold (p. 0207-0209)
  17. Hidden Treasures (p. 0210-0211)
  18. Leprechaun (p. 0212-0213)
  19. Haunted House (p. 0214-0215)
  20. Riddles (p. 0216-0219)
  21. Haunted Room (p. 0220-0221)
  22. Fairy Story (p. 0222)
  23. Travelling Folk (p. 0224)
  24. Story about Finn Mac Cumhaill (p. 0225)
Origin information
Kilmacduagh, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 47, p. 161-225)
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Treasure troves--Folklore
Charms   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
School location
KilmacduaghCill Mhic DhuachKilmacduaghKilmacduaghKiltartanGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0047/3

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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