Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Iascach (school) (Easky, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Tioralla.

Original reference: 0165/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Composition (p. 003-004)
  2. Mermaids (p. 005-006)
  3. Composition (p. 007-009)
  4. Mermaid Story (p. 010-011)
  5. St Faranann (p. 012-013)
  6. Composition (p. 014)
  7. Composition (p. 015)
  8. Old Schools (p. 016-017)
  9. Local Heroes (p. 018-020)
  10. Local Woods (p. 021-022)
  11. Composition (p. 023-024)
  12. Homemade Toys (p. 025-026)
  13. Shipwrecks (p. 027-028)
  14. Local Cures (p. 029-031)
  15. Travelling Folk (p. 032-033)
  16. Weather-Lore (p. 034-035)
  17. Banshees (p. 036)
  18. Ghosts (p. 037-038)
  19. Famous Swimmers (p. 039-040)
  20. Food in Olden Times (p. 041-042)
  21. Care of the Feet (p. 043-044)
  22. Old Crafts (p. 045-046)
  23. Local Place Names (p. 047-048)
  24. Local Village Names (p. 049-050)
  25. Easkey - Names of Places along the Sea (p. 051-052)
  26. Composition - Names of Places along the Sea (p. 053-054)
  27. Townland I Live in (p. 055-056)
  28. Ghost Stories (p. 057-058)
  29. Churning (p. 059-060)
  30. Fairy Forts (p. 061-062)
  31. Local Fairs (p. 063-064)
  32. Death Customs (p. 065-066)
  33. Easkey Races (p. 067)
  34. Composition (p. 068-069)
  35. Bird-Lore (p. 070-071)
  36. Games I Play (p. 072-073)
  37. Harvesting (p. 074-075)
  38. Lore of Certain Days (p. 076)
  39. Landlords (p. 077-078)
  40. Halloween (p. 079-080)
  41. Domestic Animals (p. 081-082)
  42. Local Ruins (p. 083-084)
  43. Houses Now and Long Ago (p. 085-086)
  44. Ghost Story (p. 087-089)
  45. Composition (p. 090-091)
  46. Christmas Customs (p. 092-093)
Origin information
Easky, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 165, p. 1-93)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0165/1

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:47016945>
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

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