Previous | Item 4 of 299 |


Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Rathmoylan (school) (Rathmolyon, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ethel G. P. Wildman.

Original reference: 0691/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Potato Crop (p. 241-242)
  2. Laracor (p. 243-244)
  3. Games I Play at Home (p. 245)
  4. Bird-Lore (p. 246-248)
  5. Travelling Folk (p. 249-250)
  6. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 251-252)
  7. My Home District (p. 253)
  8. Funny Story (p. 254)
  9. Local Fairs (p. 255-256)
  10. Local Forges (p. 257-258)
  11. Herbs (p. 259-260)
  12. Clothes Made Locally (p. 261)
  13. Local Place Names (p. 262)
  14. Weather-Lore (p. 263-264)
  15. Churning (p. 265-266)
  16. Homemade Toys (p. 267-268)
  17. Local Cures (p. 269)
  18. Local Roads (p. 270)
  19. Old Churchyards (p. 271-272)
  20. Local Ruins (p. 273)
  21. Care of the Feet (p. 274)
  22. Local Festival Customs (p. 275-276)
  23. Bread (p. 277)
  24. Buying and Selling in Olden Times (p. 278)
  25. Old Houses (p. 279)
  26. Food on Old Times (p. 280)
  27. Local Monuments (p. 281)
  28. Local Marriage Customs (p. 282-283)
  29. Old Crafts (p. 284)
  30. Old Schools (p. 285-286)
Origin information
Rathmolyon, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 691, p. 239-286)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RathmolyonRáth MoliainRathmolyonRathmolyonMoyfenrath LowerMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0691/2

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 <>
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

Creative Commons License
Rathmoylan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Copyright of the original resource: University College Dublin

To use for commercial purposes, please contact the National Folklore Collection, UCD - See: