Naas (Christan Bros.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Naas (Christan Bros.) (school) (Naas, Co. Kildare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher T. Ó Neachtain.

Original reference: 0776/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kildare schools

  1. Hidden Treasures (p. 287)
  2. Hidden Treasures (p. 287-288)
  3. Hidden Treasures (p. 288-289)
  4. Hidden Treasures (p. 289)
  5. Hidden Treasures (p. 289-290)
  6. Humorous Tales (p. 290-291)
  7. Humorous Tales (p. 291)
  8. Humorous Tales (p. 291-292)
  9. Humorous Tales (p. 293)
  10. Puzzles (p. 293-294)
  11. Weather Observations (p. 294-295)
  12. Weather Observations (p. 295-297)
  13. Weather Observations (p. 297-298)
  14. Weather Observations (p. 298-299)
  15. Weather Observations (p. 299-300)
  16. Famous Man (p. 300-301)
  17. Leipreachán (p. 302)
  18. Leipreachán (p. 302-303)
  19. Hill of Allen (p. 303-304)
  20. Our Village (p. 304-305)
  21. Our Town (p. 305-306)
  22. Jigginstown Buildings (p. 306-307)
  23. Comic Yarn (p. 307-308)
  24. Comic Yarn (p. 308)
  25. Donnelly's Hollow (p. 308-309)
  26. Fionn Mac Cumhaill (p. 310)
  27. St Patrick's Well (p. 310-311)
  28. Disease and Cure (p. 312-313)
  29. Hardship (p. 314)
  30. Hardship (p. 314-315)
  31. Poem (p. 316)
  32. Poem (p. 316-317)
  33. Poem (p. 317-318)
  34. Hardship (p. 318-319)
  35. Hardship (p. 320)
  36. Hardship (p. 321-322)
  37. Care of the Feet (p. 322-323)
  38. St David (p. 323-324)
Origin information
Naas, Co. Kildare
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 776, p. 286-324)
Folklore--Ireland--Kildare (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent.   linked data (viaf)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
NaasAn NásNaasNaasNaas NorthKildare
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0776/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kildare 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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