Aill Bhreac

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Aill Bhreac (school) (Aillebrack, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Eilís Bean Mhic Chonghaile.

Original reference: 0005/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

Origin information
Aillebrack, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 5, p. 147-211)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
O'Malley, Grace, 1530?-1603?   linked data (viaf)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Evil eye   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
AillebrackAn Aill BhreacAillebrackBallindoon & IslandsBallynahinchGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0005/5

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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