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"A leibide married to a laidhb" is a saying still rather common in Croom, and signifying the acme of mis-marriages.

Abstract: Story collected by a student at Cromadh (B.) school (Croom, Co. Limerick) (no informant identified).

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Cromadh (B.) [duchas:4920861]

"A leibide married to a laidhb", is a saying still rather common in Croom, and signifying the acme of mis-marriages.

Lúbánaidhe above, is also applied to a "crooked rogue" ie. one who argues the wrong to find the right.

Origin information
Croom, Co. Limerick
Date created:
Type of resource
text
Physical description
p. 452
Volume 0507
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Dáithí Ó Ceanntabhail.
Languages
English  
Genre
Folktale
Subject
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Supernatural and legendary beings--Neacha neamhshaolta agus osnádúrtha
School location
CroomCromadhCroomCroomCoshmaLimerick
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4955617
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD . 0507/2/169
Suggested credit
""A leibide married to a laidhb" is a saying still rather common in Croom, and signifying the acme of mis-marriages."in "The Schools' Manuscript Collection," held by University College Dublin, National Folklore Collection UCD. © University College Dublin. Digital content by: Glenbeigh Records Management, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4955617>
Note
Collected as part of the Schools' Folklore scheme, 1937-1938, under the supervision of teacher Dáithí Ó Ceanntabhail.
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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