Gráinleathan (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gráinleathan (C.) (school) (Kiltullagh, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Cáit Ní Uaithne.

Original reference: 0247/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Fairy Forts (p. 105-108)
  2. Travelling Folk (p. 109-111)
  3. Bread (p. 112-114)
  4. Local Fairs (p. 115-117)
  5. Signs of the Weather (p. 118-120)
  6. Holy Wells (p. 121-122)
  7. Old Story (p. 123-126)
  8. Local Marriage Customs (p. 127-129)
  9. Graveyards of the Parish (p. 130-133)
  10. Buying and Selling (p. 134-136)
  11. Churning (p. 137-139)
  12. My Home District (p. 140-141)
  13. Old Houses (p. 142-144)
  14. Brídeoga (p. 145-147)
  15. Leipreachan or Mermaid (p. 148-150)
  16. May Customs (p. 151-153)
  17. Holy Family (p. 154-155)
  18. Potato Crop (p. 156-158)
  19. Collection of Riddles (p. 159-166)
  20. Local Forges (p. 167-170)
Origin information
Kiltullagh, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 247, p. 104-170)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Gobán Saor (Legendary character)   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
School location
GarranlahanAn Garrán LeathanGarranlahanRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0247/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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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