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Baltrasna

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baltrasna (school) (Baltrasna, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Shuibhne.

Original reference: 0716/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Baile Trasna - Baltrasna (p. 263-264)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 265)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 266-269)
  4. Fairies (p. 270-271)
  5. Fairies (p. 272-273)
  6. Poem of County Meath Poet (p. 274-275)
  7. Poet of County Meath (p. 276)
  8. Riddles (p. 277-282)
  9. Riddles (p. 282-283)
  10. Riddles (p. 283-285)
  11. Riddles (p. 285-287)
  12. Riddles (p. 287-291)
  13. Games I Play (p. 291-292)
  14. Ghost Story (p. 293-294)
  15. Ghost Story (p. 294-296)
  16. Burning (p. 297)
  17. Local Happenings (p. 298)
  18. Local Happenings (p. 298-299)
  19. The following story happened about seventy years ago in Loughcrew Co Meath... (p. 300)
  20. Local Place Names (p. 301-310)
  21. Local Place Names (p. 310-318)
  22. Local Place Names (p. 318-322)
  23. Local Place Names (p. 323-332)
  24. Old Prayers (p. 333-334)
  25. Old Prayers (p. 334-336)
  26. Old Prayers (p. 337-338)
  27. Old Prayers (p. 338-339)
  28. Old Prayers (p. 339-340)
  29. Old Prayers (p. 340-341)
  30. Local Roads (p. 341-343)
  31. My Home District (p. 343-345)
  32. Weather-Lore (p. 345-347)
  33. Weather-Lore (p. 347-348)
  34. Weather-Lore (p. 348-349)
  35. Games I Play (p. 350-352)
  36. Storm of 1938 and Previous Ones (p. 353-355)
  37. Storm of 1938 and Previous Ones (p. 356-357)
  38. Local Fairs (p. 358-360)
  39. Landlord (p. 361-363)
  40. Landlord (p. 363-366)
  41. Landlord (p. 366-367)
  42. Before the coming of Oliver Cromwell the land from Lough-Sheelin to Kells belonged to the Plunketts... (p. 368)
  43. Festival Customs (p. 369-370)
  44. Football Match (p. 370-371)
  45. Old Graveyards (p. 371-372)
  46. Local Happenings (p. 372-374)
  47. Old Burials - Fore (p. 375-376)
  48. Severe Weather (p. 376-377)
  49. Fore (p. 377-379)
  50. Fore (p. 379-380)
  51. Loughcrew (p. 380-381)
  52. Herbs (p. 381-383)
  53. Care of the Feet (p. 384)
  54. Old Cures (p. 385)
  55. Churning (p. 386-388)
  56. Churning (p. 388-391)
  57. Food in Olden Times (p. 391-393)
  58. Funny Story (p. 394-395)
  59. Food in Olden Times (p. 395-396)
  60. Old Songs (p. 397-398)
Origin information
Baltrasna, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 716, p. 263A-398)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
local legends   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
School location
BaltrasnaAn Baile TrasnaBaltrasnaMoylaghForeMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009016
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0716/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50090165>
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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