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Maigh Locha (Buachaillí)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Maigh Locha (Buachaillí) (school) (Moylough, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Muiris Ó Héigeartaigh.

Original reference: 0081/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

Origin information
Moylough, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 81, p. 1a-60)
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MoyloughMaigh LochaMoyloughTiaquinGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0081/1

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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