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Gort na Léime

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gort na Léime (school) (Gortaleam, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádhraic Ó Corcoráin.

Original reference: 0038/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Cistí Óir i bhFolach (p. 0001-0002)
  2. Talamh mo Sheanuncail (p. 0003)
  3. Ráith (p. 0003)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 0004-0005)
  5. Cistí Óir i bhFolach (p. 0006)
  6. Scéalta Greannmhara (p. 0007-0008)
  7. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0009)
  8. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0010)
  9. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0011)
  10. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0012-0013)
  11. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0014)
  12. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0015)
  13. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0016)
  14. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0016-0017)
  15. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0018)
  16. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0019)
  17. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0020)
  18. Funny Story (p. 0021)
  19. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0022)
  20. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0023)
  21. Scéal Greannmhar (p. 0024)
  22. Funny Story (p. 0025)
  23. Good People not Bad (p. 0026)
  24. Tomhaiseanna (p. 0027-0032)
  25. Tomhaiseanna (p. 0033)
  26. Tomhaiseanna (p. 0034-0035)
  27. Tomhaiseanna (p. 0035-0036)
  28. Puzzles (p. 0037-0041)
  29. Riddles (p. 0042)
  30. Puzzles (p. 0043-0046)
  31. Riddles (p. 0047-0051)
  32. Riddles (p. 0052-0055)
  33. Riddles (p. 0056-0058)
  34. Riddles (p. 0059-0060)
  35. Riddles (p. 0061-0063)
  36. Riddles (p. 0063-0064)
  37. Riddles (p. 0064-0065)
  38. Riddles (p. 0065-0066)
  39. Riddles (p. 0066-0072)
  40. Comharthaí na hAimsire (p. 0073-0078)
  41. Signs of Weather (p. 0078-0081)
  42. Aimsir (p. 0082-0085)
  43. Signs of Weather (p. 0086-0089)
  44. Signs of Weather (p. 0090-0092)
  45. Signs of Weather (p. 0093)
  46. Signs of Weather (p. 0094-0095)
  47. Daoine Cáilliúla (p. 0096)
  48. Chaith fathach eile cloch mór timpeall tonna ó bharr Cnocán breach go barr Clocar. (p. 0097)
  49. Thóg an fear seo mála plúir in a fiaclaibh agus dumpuig sé é go dtí a theach féin. (p. 0097-0098)
  50. English (p. 0099)
  51. English (p. 0099)
  52. A giant pelted a large stone some tons in weight from the top of Chequerhill to the Hill of Clocar and it slipped from him and fell about a mile away in a place called Parkroe. (p. 0100)
  53. A man named Tom Whyte from Lissyconnor , Dunmore, Co.Galway (p. 0101)
  54. A man named James Moore from Lissy Connor, Dunmore (p. 0101-0102)
  55. A man named James Murphy from Lissyconnor, Dunmore, Co.Galway (p. 0102-0103)
  56. There was a man named James Bourke who was very good at stonethrowing. (p. 0104-0110)
  57. Runners (p. 0111-0113)
  58. Strong Men (p. 0114-0115)
  59. Strong Men (p. 0116)
  60. Famous Walkers (p. 0117-0121)
  61. Good Walkers (p. 0121-0122)
  62. Great Walkers (p. 0122-0123)
  63. Weight Thrower (p. 0123-0124)
  64. Good Walkers (p. 0125-0126)
  65. Jumpers (p. 0127)
  66. Great Jumpers (p. 0128)
  67. Great Jumpers (p. 0128)
  68. Gortaleam (p. 0129)
  69. Swimmers (p. 0130)
  70. He was a noted mower. He could mow an Irish acre of oats in the day (p. 0131-0133)
  71. Mowers: My Grandfather had a crowd of men one day mowing hay. John Cunningham was in the crowd. (p. 0134-0135)
  72. Good Dancers (p. 0136-0137)
  73. Good Dancers (p. 0138-0141)
  74. Good Dancers (p. 0142-0145)
  75. Good Dancers (p. 0146-0147)
  76. Good Storytellers (p. 0148-0149)
  77. Storytellers and Singers (p. 0150)
  78. Good Storytellers (p. 0151-0152)
  79. Good Storytellers (p. 0153-0154)
  80. Singers (p. 0155-0158)
  81. Singers (p. 0159)
  82. Turf Cutters (p. 0160)
  83. Singer (p. 0161)
  84. Burning (p. 0162-0163)
  85. Burning (p. 0164-0165)
  86. Diseases (p. 0166)
  87. Diseases (p. 0167)
  88. 1918-1919 Flu (p. 0168-0169)
  89. One of the greatest events that happened in this place happened about sixty years ago in the year 1878 some of the people of the villages and the neighbouring towns organised a race. (p. 0169-0170)
  90. Storms (p. 0171-0173)
  91. Big Snowfall (p. 0173-0174)
  92. Ambush (p. 0175-0176)
  93. Ambush (p. 0177)
  94. Poll-Lee Ambush (p. 0178)
  95. Round Up (p. 0179-0182)
  96. The story is told of robbers who long ago went to rob a house in Garramana now owned by Newel. (p. 0183-0184)
  97. Rain (p. 0185)
  98. Thunder (p. 0185-0186)
  99. Lightning (p. 0187)
  100. Thunderstorm (p. 0188)
  101. Thunder (p. 0189)
  102. Lightning (p. 0189)
  103. Thunder (p. 0190)
  104. About nine months ago a forge was damaged in Little Castle (p. 0190)
  105. Thunder (p. 0191)
  106. About thirty five years ago, lightning killed cattle, sheep and horses. (p. 0191)
  107. Lightning went along the electric wires in Williamstown and went down to the ground. (p. 0191-0192)
  108. Lightning and Rain (p. 0193)
  109. Lightning and Rain (p. 0193)
  110. Old Schools in this District (p. 0194)
  111. Old Schools in this District (p. 0194-0195)
  112. Old Schools in this District (p. 0196)
  113. Old Schools in this District (p. 0197)
  114. Old Schools in this District (p. 0198)
  115. Old Schools in this District (p. 0199)
  116. Old Schools in this District (p. 0200)
  117. Old Schools in this District (p. 0200)
  118. Old Schools in this District (p. 0201)
  119. Old Schools in this District (p. 0201)
  120. Old Schools in this District (p. 0202)
  121. Old Schools in this District (p. 0202-0203)
  122. Old Schools in this District (p. 0204)
  123. Old Schools in this District (p. 0205)
  124. Old Schools in this District (p. 0205-0206)
  125. Making of Candles (p. 0207)
  126. Making of Candles (p. 0208)
  127. Making of Candles (p. 0208-0209)
  128. Making Wheels (p. 0210)
  129. Making Soap (p. 0211)
  130. Making Soap (p. 0212)
  131. Making of Candles (p. 0213)
  132. Making of Ploughs and Spades (p. 0214)
  133. Making Twine (p. 0215)
  134. Making of Ropes (p. 0216-0217)
  135. How they Make a Hay Rope (p. 0218)
  136. Weavers of Long Ago (p. 0219-0220)
  137. Bhí fígheadhór ann uair amháin agus fuair sé bás. (p. 0221)
  138. Tanning Leather (p. 0222)
  139. Making of Paint (p. 0223)
  140. Marriages (p. 0224)
  141. Marriages (p. 0224-0225)
  142. Marriages (p. 0226)
  143. Marriages (p. 0227-0229)
  144. Marriages (p. 0230)
  145. Persecution (p. 0231-0232)
  146. Bad Times (p. 0233)
  147. Cave (p. 0233)
  148. In Bad Times (p. 0234-0235)
  149. Bad Times (p. 0236-0237)
  150. Clós an Aifrinn (p. 0238-0239)
  151. Bad Times (p. 0240-0241)
  152. Bad Times (p. 0241-0242)
Origin information
Gortaleam, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 38, p. 1a-242)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Thunder   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Soap trade   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
GortaleamGort na LéimeGortaleamDunmoreBallymoeGalway
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4569062
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0038/1

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:45690625>
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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