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Fieldstown, Drogheda

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

Original reference: 0674/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Lios (p. 173-174)
  2. Drumshallon Graveyard (p. 175-176)
  3. Old Graveyard (p. 177-178)
  4. Fairy Story (p. 179)
  5. Old Graveyard (p. 180)
  6. Moat (p. 181)
  7. Lone Bush and a Moate in the Neighbourhood (p. 182-183)
  8. Funny Story (p. 184)
  9. Dead Industries in the District (p. 185)
  10. Old Sayings (p. 186-189)
  11. Moat (p. 190)
  12. Riddles of the District (p. 192-195)
  13. Ghost Story (p. 196)
  14. Fairy Story (p. 197)
  15. Lone Bush (p. 198)
  16. Another Ghost Story (p. 199)
  17. Names of Fields (p. 200-201)
  18. Names of Fields (p. 202-203)
  19. Names of Fields (p. 203)
  20. Names of Fields (p. 203-204)
  21. Names of Fields (p. 204-205)
  22. Names of Fields (p. 205-206)
  23. Names of Fields (p. 206-207)
  24. Hidden Treasures (p. 209)
  25. Old Road (p. 210)
  26. Old Road (p. 211)
  27. Old Road (p. 212)
  28. Fairy Story (p. 213-214)
  29. Another Fairy Story (p. 215)
  30. Another Fairy Story (p. 216)
  31. Ghost Stories (p. 217)
  32. Ghost Stories (p. 217)
  33. Ghost Stories (p. 218)
  34. Ghost Stories (p. 218-219)
  35. Ghost Stories (p. 219-220)
  36. Ghost Stories (p. 220)
  37. Funny Story (p. 221)
  38. Funny Stories (p. 222)
  39. Funny Stories (p. 222)
  40. Funny Stories (p. 223)
  41. Dead Industries of the District (p. 224)
  42. Dead Industries of the District (p. 225)
  43. Dead Industries of the District (p. 226)
  44. Old Cures of the District (p. 227)
  45. Old Cures in this District (p. 228)
  46. Local Forges (p. 229)
  47. Churning (p. 230)
  48. Farm Animals (p. 231)
  49. Weeds and Herbs on the Farm (p. 232)
  50. Weeds and Herbs (p. 233)
  51. Herbs and Weeds (p. 234)
  52. Old Sayings of the District (p. 235-236)
  53. Emblems (p. 237)
  54. Emblems (p. 237)
  55. Giants (p. 238)
  56. Cromlech (p. 239)
  57. Songs Made in the Locality (p. 240)
  58. Jem Berrill's Ass Snowball (p. 241)
  59. Old Houses (p. 242)
  60. Games (p. 243)
  61. Games (p. 243-244)
  62. Old Marriage Customs (p. 245)
  63. Old Marriage Customs (p. 246)
  64. Old Cutoms for Planting Crops (p. 247)
  65. Customs for Planting Crops (p. 248)
  66. Old Customs (p. 249)
  67. Old Customs (p. 250)
  68. Old Customs (p. 251)
  69. Old Customs about Wakes (p. 252)
  70. Old Customs about Wakes (p. 253)
  71. Superstitions (p. 254)
  72. Superstitions (p. 255)
  73. Local Heroes (p. 256)
  74. Great Thatchers (p. 257)
  75. Echoes and Old Caves (p. 258)
  76. From Mr. T. Donegan's Shop at Monasterboice to the bottom of the field below the Dispensary is roughly a quarter of a mile... (p. 259-260)
Origin information
Fieldstown, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 674, p. 173a-260)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Giants--Folklore
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Death--Folklore
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
FieldstownFileastúnFieldstownDrumshallonFerrardLouth
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008865
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0674/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Louth 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:50088655>
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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