Irish Words in English in Carndonagh District


Story collected by Cornelius Doherty, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Mrs Mc Gonagle.

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Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?)


A collection of folklore and local history stories from Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) (school) (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Brian E. Ó Gallchobhair.

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Áit a Raibh ar Thinidh


Story collected by Séamus É. Mac an t Saoir, a student at Ballylar school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) (no informant identified).

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One time there were people who lived near Aghaclay and they were very good to the fairies.


Story collected by Sarah Callaghan, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Roger Toland.

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In the district of Glenagannon there were two men whose names were William Farren and Andrew Callaghan of Gragan.


Story collected by Maire Mc Guinness, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant William Mc Laughlin.

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One time when Bernard Doherty, a native of Glack, was a boy his father had a field up in the Sheese.


Story collected by Kathleen Tighe, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Phillip Kearney.

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One time long ago there was a man named Callaghan and he lived in Trenbane.


Story collected by Sarah Mc Allister, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Bernard Doherty.

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One time long long ago, an old man lived in Trenbane. A few days before he died he divided his farm between his two sons.


Story collected by Joseph Callaghan, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant John Mc Eleney.

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The parish of Donagh got its name because St Patrick built a church some place in the parish or laid the first brick of the the church.


Story collected by Mary Doherty, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant John Mc Eleney.

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One time there was a man and he lived in Trenbane near Carndonagh. He went away to America and some years after he came home and he was very rich.


Story collected by Maggie Doherty, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Bernard Doherty.

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One time there was a man in Malin Head. This man was going out to fish.


Story collected by Eileen Tighe, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Daniel Tighe.

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One time there was a man and he became very ill. The woman of the house had some hens and she wanted them to hatch.


Story collected by Sarah Mc Allister, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant William Mac Laughlin.

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Na Scoilteacha


Story collected by Maighread Ní Dhubhghaill, a student at Ballylar school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) (no informant identified).

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Dóigheadh


Story collected by Maighread Ní Dhubhgaill, a student at Ballylar school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) (no informant identified).

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One time long ago a lot of men were stilling on a little bank close to the river.


Story collected by Andrew Gallagher, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Patrick Canny.

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One time long ago there was a man and he was very fond of playing tricks on everyone.


Story collected by Annie Mc Elhinney, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Patrick Canny.

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One time long ago a man went to the fair. He got very drunk.


Story collected by Maggie Mc Elhinney, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant John Doherty.

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One time an old man was out cutting rushes in a field. Two fairies came up to him and asked him to come with them.


Story collected by Sarah Farren, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant John Doherty.

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One time there were three men and they had no houses and they were half drunk.


Story collected by Grace Mc Elhinney, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant Owen Mc Elhinney.

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Áit a Raibh ar Thinidh


Story collected by Tomás Mac an t Saoir, a student at Ballylar school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) (no informant identified).

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A Collection of Riddles


Story collected by Sarah Farren, a student at Naomh Colm Cille (Craigtown?) school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) from informant John Doherty.

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Áitainmneacha


Story collected by Maighread Ní Bhaoighill, a student at Ballylar school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) (no informant identified).

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Áitainmneacha


Story collected by Séamus É Mac an t Saoir, a student at Ballylar school (Magheradrumman, Co. Donegal) (no informant identified).

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