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City of Streams: Galway Folklore and Folk Life in the 1930s – Caitríona Hastings

Just published (Sept 2017), by The History Press in Gloustershire, this book is based on a folk-lore (béaloideas) research exercise initiated by the Irish Folklore Commission, promoted by the Department of Education and carried out by senior children from 14 National (primary) schools in Galway City in 1937-38.   The exercise was officially known as the… Continue reading City of Streams: Galway Folklore and Folk Life in the 1930s – Caitríona Hastings