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Gráig na Gréine

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gráig na Gréine (school) (Graignagreana, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Anna Ní Shiocfhradha.

Original reference: 0469/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Tomhaiseanna (p. 003-005)
  2. Riddles (p. 006-007)
  3. Riddles (p. 008-009)
  4. Riddles (p. 009-010)
  5. Riddles (p. 010-011)
  6. Riddles (p. 011-012)
  7. Riddles (p. 013)
  8. Comharthaí na hAimsire (p. 014-018)
  9. Modh Ceangailte na mBeithíoch (p. 019-020)
  10. Seancheirdeanna (p. 021)
  11. Seancheirdeanna - Déanamh Coinnle (p. 022)
  12. Seancheirdeanna - Conas a Chuirtear Dath ar Éadaí le Ruaim (p. 023)
  13. Seancheirdeanna - Conas a Dheintear Ciseán (p. 024)
  14. Seancheirdeanna - Conas a Chuirtear Díon ar Tí (p. 025)
  15. Tomhaiseanna (p. 027)
  16. Ainmneacha na nÁiteanna inár bhFeirm (p. 028-029)
  17. Ainmneacha na nÁiteanna inár bhFeirm (p. 029-030)
  18. Ainmneacha na nÁiteanna inár bhFeirm (p. 031-033)
  19. Ainmneacha na nÁiteanna inár bhFeirm (p. 033-036)
  20. Ainmneacha na nÁiteanna inár bhFeirm (p. 036-037)
  21. Ainmneacha na nÁiteanna inár bhFeirm (p. 038-040)
  22. Luibheanna (p. 041-042)
  23. Luibheanna (p. 043-044)
  24. Luibheanna (p. 044-046)
  25. Luibheanna (p. 047)
  26. Leigheasanna (p. 048)
  27. Leigheasanna (p. 049-050)
  28. Famous Men and Women in My District (p. 050-052)
  29. Famous People in this Glen (p. 052-053)
  30. Famous People in this District (p. 054)
  31. Famous People in My District (p. 055-056)
  32. Famous Men and Women in My District (p. 057-058)
  33. Famous Men and Women (p. 059-060)
  34. Roads of the District (p. 060-062)
  35. Roads of this Place (p. 063-064)
  36. Roads of the District (p. 064-066)
  37. Roads in the District (p. 067-068)
  38. Roads in the District (p. 068-069)
  39. Bhíodh tig learaí crónain agus seacha... (p. 070-071)
  40. One day there was a party of men out hunting they saw the road black with rats they went towards them but whatever would happen the rats would not leave them until they came to a certain place. (p. 071-072)
  41. Scéal (p. 073)
  42. Seanscoileanna (p. 074-075)
  43. Lucht Siúil (p. 076-079)
  44. Scéal (p. 080)
  45. Scéal (p. 081)
  46. Scéal (p. 081-083)
  47. Bóithre an Cheantair (p. 083-086)
  48. Linen (p. 087)
  49. Leasú Leathair (p. 088)
  50. Games (p. 089)
  51. Eisc 'a Duine Mhairbh (p. 090)
  52. Poll na Soithighe (p. 091)
  53. Fenians (p. 092)
  54. Curtin was from somewhere round Castlemaine and was supposed to be connected in some way with the landlords. (p. 093-095)
  55. Travelling Men and Women (p. 096-098)
  56. Piseoga agus Sean-Nósa (p. 099-100)
  57. Story (p. 101-102)
  58. Outlaw (p. 103-105)
Origin information
Graignagreana, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 469, p. 1-105)
English  irish  
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Fenians   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
GraignagreanaGráig na GréineGraignagreanaTemplenoeDunkerron NorthKerry
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0469/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kerry 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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