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Coill na Leac

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Coill na Leac (school) (Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P. Mac Geibheannaigh.

Original reference: 0976/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Stories - The Red Clay of Derrylina (p. 001)
  2. Ghost Story (p. 001-002)
  3. Story (p. 003)
  4. Story (p. 004)
  5. Story (p. 004-005)
  6. Story (p. 005-006)
  7. Story about Fairies (p. 006)
  8. Story (p. 006-008)
  9. Riddles (p. 009-010)
  10. Riddles (p. 010-011)
  11. Riddles (p. 011-012)
  12. Riddles (p. 012-013)
  13. Riddles (p. 013)
  14. Riddles (p. 013-014)
  15. Riddles (p. 014-015)
  16. Cures (p. 015)
  17. Forts (p. 016)
  18. Fort (p. 017)
  19. Rath (p. 017)
  20. Fort (p. 018)
  21. Fort (p. 018-019)
  22. Fort (p. 019-020)
  23. Fort (p. 020-021)
  24. Fort (p. 021-022)
  25. Fort (p. 022)
  26. Townlands (p. 022-023)
  27. Townland (p. 023-024)
  28. Townland (p. 024-025)
  29. Townland (p. 025-026)
  30. Townland (p. 026-027)
  31. Townland (p. 027-028)
  32. Townland (p. 028)
  33. Townland (p. 029)
  34. Churning (p. 029-030)
  35. Churning (p. 030-031)
  36. Churning (p. 031)
  37. Homemade Toys (p. 032-033)
  38. Homemade Toys (p. 033-034)
  39. Games (p. 034-035)
  40. Dickery Davery (p. 036)
  41. Frog Game (p. 036-037)
  42. Blind Man's Buff (p. 038)
  43. Draughts (p. 038)
  44. Holy Wells (p. 039-040)
  45. St Brigid's Well (p. 041)
  46. Skittles (p. 042-043)
  47. Three Jolly Wise Men (p. 043-044)
  48. Dummies Meeting (p. 044)
  49. Crafts (p. 045)
  50. Thatching (p. 045-046)
  51. Rope-Making (p. 047)
  52. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 047)
  53. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 047-048)
  54. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 048-049)
  55. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 049)
  56. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 049)
  57. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 049-050)
  58. Names of the Fields on Our Farm (p. 050-051)
  59. Names of the Animals on Our Farm (p. 051-052)
  60. Names of the Animals on Our Farm (p. 053)
  61. Names of the Animals on Our Farm (p. 053)
  62. Names of the Animals on Our Farm (p. 053-054)
  63. Song (p. 055)
  64. Local Hero (p. 056)
  65. Song - The Geese in the Pound (p. 057-058)
  66. Old Sayings (p. 059)
  67. Old Sayings (p. 059-060)
  68. Food Long Ago (p. 061)
  69. How Oaten Meal Bread Is Made (p. 061)
  70. How Colcannon is Made (p. 062)
  71. How to Make Porridge (p. 062)
  72. How to Make Boxty (p. 062-063)
  73. Marriages (p. 063-064)
  74. Marriages (p. 064)
  75. Strawboys (p. 064-065)
  76. Bread Long Ago (p. 066)
  77. How to Make Potato Bread (p. 066)
  78. Old Mill (p. 066-067)
  79. Tailor (p. 067-068)
  80. Monster (p. 068)
  81. Herbs (p. 069)
  82. Comfrey (p. 069-070)
  83. Planting of the Potatoes (p. 071)
  84. Spade (p. 071)
  85. Spraying and Moulding of the Potatoes (p. 072)
  86. Digging of the Potatoes (p. 073)
  87. Setting of the Potatoes (p. 073-074)
  88. Dyeing of Wool (p. 075)
  89. Prayers (p. 075-076)
  90. Prayers (p. 076-078)
  91. Story (p. 079)
  92. About eighty years ago there lived a man in Annagh Belturbet... (p. 079-080)
  93. Urney Graveyard (p. 081)
  94. Christmas Customs (p. 081-082)
  95. St Stephen's Day (p. 082-083)
  96. Christmas Customs (p. 083)
  97. Palm (p. 083)
  98. St Stephen's Day (p. 083-084)
  99. St Stephen's Day (p. 085)
  100. May Day (p. 085-086)
  101. Palm (p. 087)
  102. May Day (p. 087)
  103. Holly (p. 088)
  104. St Stephen's Day (p. 088)
  105. St Brigid's Cross (p. 089)
  106. There are two rocks in our land. (p. 089)
  107. St Stephen's Day (p. 090)
  108. St Stephen's Day (p. 090)
  109. Fairs (p. 091)
  110. Local Fairs (p. 091-092)
  111. Local Fairs (p. 093-094)
  112. Local Fairs (p. 095)
  113. Local Fairs (p. 095)
  114. Names of Wild Birds (p. 096)
  115. Names of Wild Birds (p. 096)
  116. Names of Wild Birds (p. 097)
  117. Names of Wild Birds (p. 097)
  118. Names of Wild Birds (p. 098)
  119. Birds' Nest (p. 099)
  120. Birds' Nest (p. 100)
  121. When the curlews are whistling it is a sign of rain. (p. 100-101)
  122. Story (p. 102)
  123. Travelling Folk (p. 103)
  124. Travelling Folk (p. 103-104)
  125. Travelling Folk (p. 104-105)
  126. Travelling Folk (p. 105-106)
  127. Travelling Folk (p. 107)
  128. Ghost Story (p. 108)
  129. Ghost Story (p. 109)
  130. Story (p. 110-113)
  131. Story (p. 113-117)
Origin information
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 976, p. 1A-117)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Curses   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524   linked data (viaf)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Folk drama   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilnaleckKilnaleckAnnaghLoughtee LowerCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044828
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0976/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50448285>
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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