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Beann-chorr

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Beann-chorr (school) (Banagher, Co. Mayo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tadhg Ó Hairt.

Original reference: 0141/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Mayo schools

  1. Hidden Treasure at Rathfran Abbey, County Mayo (p. 155-159)
  2. St Cummin's Clay (p. 160-164)
  3. How Saint Cummin Came to Kilcummin (p. 165-168)
  4. Folklore (p. 169)
  5. How Saint Cummin Came to Kilcummin (p. 170-171)
  6. Performing Stations at Saint Cummin's Well (p. 172-173)
  7. Saint Cummin Story (p. 174-177)
  8. Saint Patrick and Foghill (p. 178-180)
  9. How to Perform Stations at Saint Patrick's Well, Foghill (p. 181-182)
  10. Cures for the Whooping-Cough (p. 183)
  11. Story - The Rógaire Dubh (p. 184-186)
  12. 'Black Stones' of Lacken Strand (p. 187-188)
  13. Cure for Stye in the Eye - An Infallible Cure (p. 189)
  14. Local Dye (p. 190)
  15. Red Colonel (p. 191-193)
  16. Saint Cummin (p. 194-195)
  17. Saint Cummin's Flag (p. 196-198)
  18. Saint Cummin's Clay (p. 199-200)
  19. Ghost at the White Gates at Cortoon, Killala (p. 201-203)
  20. How Castlemagee Got Its Name (p. 204-205)
  21. Saint Cummin (p. 206-207)
  22. Bourke of Castlemagee (p. 208-212)
  23. Folk Story - Stabbing the Ghost (p. 213-214)
  24. Folk Story - The Black Handle Knife against the Wave (p. 215-216)
  25. How Saint Cummin Came (p. 217-218)
  26. Saint Cummin's Flag and Clay (p. 218-219)
  27. Schoolhouse of this District before Banagher School Was Built in the Year 1882 (p. 220-221)
  28. Story - The Dog with the Magic Wand - The Haunted Room - Tussle with a Ghost (p. 222-225)
  29. Bargaining with the Devil (p. 226-228)
  30. Story - Mail, Meal (p. 229-230)
  31. Will o' the Wisp or locally Willie the Wisp (p. 231)
  32. Willie the Wisp in Forge Village (p. 232-233)
  33. Spirit Coach of Castlelackan (p. 234-235)
  34. Bourke of Castlemagee (p. 236-237)
  35. Closed Room of Castlelackan (p. 238-239)
  36. Story - Annie Loughney Met the Death before Her Time (p. 240-241)
  37. Pride in Foghill (p. 242-243)
  38. Story - Learning English for Profit (p. 244-246)
  39. Drowning Disaster in Killala Bay, January 6th 1831 (p. 247-249)
  40. Story - The Three Counsels (p. 250-252)
  41. Warning of Death (p. 253-254)
  42. In the Olden Times - Migrants to Lackan (p. 255-257)
  43. Story - The Seven Foolish Sons (p. 258-263)
  44. Hidden Treasure (p. 264-266)
  45. Story - The Dead Returned (p. 267-268)
  46. Dividing the Spoil (p. 269-270)
  47. Shooting the Ghost (p. 271-272)
  48. Ghost that Had the Fine Time (p. 273-274)
  49. Priest and the Colonel (p. 275-278)
  50. Omen of Death (p. 279)
  51. Cure for Thorn in Any Part of the Body (p. 280-281)
  52. Cure for Burns (p. 282-283)
  53. Well at Castlemagee (p. 284-285)
  54. Underground Passage at Ballinaleck (p. 286-288)
  55. Devil Visits His Own (p. 289-292)
  56. Old School at Moneen, Killala (p. 293-294)
  57. Underground Chambers and Passages (p. 295-296)
  58. Fairy Battlefield in Kilcummin (p. 297-298)
  59. Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail against it - Folk Story (p. 299-301)
  60. Coming of the French to Kilcummin August 1798 - Humbert's Stone (p. 302-305)
  61. Poll a' Dóibe (p. 306-307)
  62. Story - The Cat and the King's Daughter (p. 308-310)
  63. John Kelly of Church Village (Baile an Teampaill), Kilcummin, Still Living Saw a Mermaid (p. 311-312)
  64. Folk Story - The Boy and the Giant (p. 313-315)
  65. Champion Pugilist of Lackan - Pat Loughney of Baile na Ceárta (Forge Village) (p. 316-318)
  66. Fairy Pin (p. 319-320)
  67. Drowning Disaster in Lacken Bay October 1927 (p. 321-323)
  68. Signs of the Weather (p. 324)
  69. No Salmon in Lacken Bay or Cluanallaghan River - The Reason (p. 325-326)
  70. Guesses (p. 327-328)
  71. Cursing Stone of Kilcummin (p. 329-330)
  72. Cure for Jaundice (p. 331-332)
Origin information
Banagher, Co. Mayo
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 141, p. 154-332)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Mayo (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Food--Folklore
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Thorns   linked data (lcsh)
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jaundice   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BanagherBeanncharBanagherKilcumminTirawleyMayo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4428031
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0141/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Mayo 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:44280315>
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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