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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Cheapach (school) (Cappagh, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seosamh G. Ó Cléirigh.

Original reference: 0046/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Scéal - An Fear a Dódh (p. 0089-0090)
  2. Píobaire Ceoil (p. 0090-0091)
  3. Comharthaí agus Nósanna a Chleachtaítear san gCeapaigh (p. 0091-0093)
  4. Giorria i Malaidh Ard (p. 0093-0094)
  5. Mo Cheantar Féin (p. 0095-0096)
  6. Pósaithe (p. 0097-0099)
  7. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 0100-0101)
  8. Lucht Siúil (p. 0102-0103)
  9. Ainmhithe na Feirme (p. 0104-0105)
  10. Moving Bog (p. 0106-0108)
  11. Folklore - Customs at Wakes (p. 0109-0111)
  12. Folklore - Old Cures (p. 0112-0113)
  13. Folklore - Marriages (p. 0114-0115)
  14. Place Names (p. 0116-0117)
  15. Folklore - Weather Observations (p. 0118-0119)
  16. O'Sullivan Beare (p. 0120)
  17. Ancient Local Industries (p. 0121)
  18. Folklore (p. 0122)
  19. Folklore - St Brigid's Eve (p. 0123)
  20. Folklore - Riobárd na nGligearnach (p. 0124-0125)
  21. Folklore - Aughrane Estate, Ballygar (p. 0126-0127)
  22. Folklore - Rocks from Mt Mary (p. 0128-0129)
  23. Folklore (p. 0130)
  24. Folklore (p. 0131)
  25. Proverbs Common in the Locality (p. 0131)
  26. Folklore - Churning (p. 0132)
  27. Boots and Shoes (p. 0133)
  28. Bog (p. 0133)
  29. Folklore (p. 0134-0135)
  30. Folklore - Bread-Making (p. 0136-0137)
  31. Flummery was also made out of this in the following way. (p. 0138)
  32. Proverbs (p. 0138)
  33. Folklore - Clothes (p. 0139-0140)
  34. Story (p. 0140-0141)
  35. Story (p. 0142)
  36. Landlords (p. 0143)
  37. Schools (p. 0144)
  38. Famine (p. 0144)
  39. Cleverness of a Fox (p. 0144-0145)
  40. Animals (p. 0146)
  41. Fairs (p. 0147)
  42. Tailors (p. 0148)
  43. Smiths (p. 0148-0149)
  44. Boots (p. 0150)
  45. Fadó i gCluain Claoin do bhíodh na ag fágáil báis go han-minic. Ní raibh ceach san mbaile nár caileladh cupla bó. (p. 0152)
  46. Tomhais (p. 0152-0153)
  47. Scéal (p. 0154-0155)
Origin information
Cappagh, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 46, p. 88-155)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
diviners   linked data (afset)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CappaghAn CheapachCappaghKillianKillianGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0046/3

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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