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Mhódh-Scoil, Sligeach

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Mhódh-Scoil, Sligeach (school) (Sligo, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás Guy.

Original reference: 0159/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Local Monuments (p. 273-274)
  2. Local Cures (p. 274-276)
  3. Local Monuments (p. 277-278)
  4. Old Graveyards (p. 279)
  5. Local Ruins (p. 280-281)
  6. Games I Play (p. 281-282)
  7. Local Cures (p. 283-284)
  8. Local Cures (p. 285-286)
  9. Proverbs (p. 287-288)
  10. Herbs (p. 289)
  11. Local Cures (p. 290)
  12. Graveyards (p. 291)
  13. Herbs (p. 292-293)
  14. Local Fairs (p. 293-294)
  15. Travelling Folk (p. 295-296)
  16. Collection of Riddles (p. 297-298)
  17. Local Forge (p. 299-300)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 301-302)
  19. Old Customs (p. 303-304)
  20. Composition, Festival Customs (p. 305-307)
  21. Festival Customs (p. 308-309)
  22. Ancient Roads (p. 310)
  23. Leprechaun (p. 311)
  24. Local Roads (p. 312)
  25. Leprechaun (p. 313)
  26. Local Roads (p. 314)
  27. Fairy Story (p. 315)
  28. Mermaids (p. 315)
  29. Local Ruins (p. 316-317)
  30. Composition, Local Roads (p. 318)
  31. Composition, Fairy Legends (p. 319)
Origin information
Sligo, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 159, p. 272-319)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0159/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
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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