Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ardagh (school) (Ardagh, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher R. W. Cunningham.

Original reference: 1106/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. Gentle Bush Story (p. 257-258)
  2. Fairy's Cow (p. 259)
  3. Ashfield Gentle Bush (p. 260)
  4. Real Fairy (p. 261)
  5. Silent Horseman (p. 262-263)
  6. Whiskey Man's Brae (p. 264-266)
  7. Wail of the Bean Sí (p. 267)
  8. Stumpy's Brae (p. 268-269)
Origin information
Ardagh, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1106, p. 256-269)
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
School location
ArdaghArdaghTaughboyneRaphoe NorthDonegal
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1106/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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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