The National Folklore Schools’ Collection

Between 1937 & 1939 the Irish Folklore Commission collected information on folklore and local tradition from the pupils of 5000 Irish primary schools, including 6 schools from Mooncoin parish; Carrigeen, Clonmore, Cloggah and 3 in Mooncoin.

The pages below provide an index and a list of people and places referenced in the original stories

SchoolTeacherStart dateEnd Date
CarrigeenSeán Ó Meachair10th Feb 193831st Mar 1939
ClonmoreBríd Nic Aodhgáin10th Feb 193831st Mar 1939
CloggahAndrew Daly27th Oct 193710th Mar 1938
MooncoinJ McCarthyNov 193730th Jun 1938
Clochar na ToirbhirteAn tSr Philomena1937Jun 1938
Clochar na ToirbhirteAn tSr. Bríd