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Carrowreagh

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

Original reference: 0185/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 0001-0004)
  2. Fairy Forts (p. 0005-0008)
  3. Riddles (p. 0009-0016)
  4. Flax (p. 0017-0018)
  5. Lime-Kilns (p. 0019-0020)
  6. Food in Olden Times (p. 0021-0022)
  7. Old Christmas Customs (p. 0022-0023)
  8. Churning (p. 0024-0025)
  9. Battle of Carricknagat September 1798 (p. 0026-0030)
  10. Returned Exile (p. 0031-0033)
  11. Dances (p. 0034-0035)
  12. Fairy Tale (p. 0036-0037)
  13. Horses (p. 0038-0039)
  14. Ballinaglough Burial Ground (p. 0039-0040)
  15. It is said when St. Patrick was touring through Co. Sligo on his way to Ballisodare monastery that he rested on a rock... (p. 0040-0041)
  16. In Oldrock 100 years ago there was a man who lived there by himself of the name of York. (p. 0041-0042)
  17. Duels in Co. Sligo Long Ago (p. 0043-0044)
  18. Duels in Co. Sligo Long Ago (p. 0044-0045)
  19. Bunnanaddan Football Team (p. 0046)
  20. There is a big square stone in the mairn trench between Old Rock and Woodhill. (p. 0047)
  21. Ballymote (p. 0049-0052)
  22. Bunnanaddan (p. 0053)
  23. Dances (p. 0054-0055)
  24. Fairy Story (p. 0056-0057)
  25. Headdress (p. 0058-0059)
  26. Flax (p. 0060)
  27. Wool (p. 0061-0062)
  28. Old Houses (p. 0062-0067)
  29. Story (p. 0069-0070)
  30. Valley of the Black Pig (p. 0070-0071)
  31. Story (p. 0072-0073)
  32. Story (p. 0074-0075)
  33. Story (p. 0076)
  34. Evictions (p. 0077-0079)
  35. Going to Knock (p. 0080-0081)
  36. Harvest (p. 0081-0083)
  37. Superstitions (p. 0084-0085)
  38. When it Is Going to Rain (p. 0085-0086)
  39. Folklore about a Well (p. 0086)
  40. Woodhill was a noted place for accidents. (p. 0087)
  41. Prophecy (p. 0087-0088)
  42. There is a field in Oldrock and it is called the "black field". (p. 0089)
  43. There is a rock in the townland of Oldrock and it is about half a ton weight. (p. 0089-0090)
  44. Great Jumper (p. 0091)
  45. Famous Singers and Dancers Long Ago (p. 0091-0092)
  46. Story (p. 0093-0094)
  47. Football Team of 1908 (p. 0095)
  48. Wild Cats (p. 0096-0097)
  49. Story (p. 0098-0099)
  50. Thatched Houses (p. 0099-0100)
  51. Story (p. 0100-0101)
  52. Story (p. 0102-0103)
  53. Story (p. 0104)
  54. Story (p. 0105-0106)
  55. Old Stories (p. 0107-0109)
  56. Story (p. 0110-0111)
  57. Story (p. 0112)
  58. Men's Shirts (p. 0113)
  59. Crickets (p. 0114)
  60. Story (p. 0115-0116)
  61. Beds (p. 0117)
  62. Old Story (p. 0118-0119)
  63. Story (p. 0120)
  64. Story (p. 0121)
  65. Mowers (p. 0122)
  66. Mowers (p. 0123)
  67. Jack Taffe (p. 0124-0126)
  68. Jack Taffe (p. 0126-0127)
  69. Story (p. 0128)
  70. Temple House (p. 0129-0130)
  71. Story (p. 0131)
  72. Story (p. 0131)
  73. Fairies (p. 0132-0133)
  74. Pardógs (p. 0134-0135)
  75. Old Marriage Customs (p. 0136-0137)
  76. Old Houses (p. 0138-0142)
  77. Food in Olden Times (p. 0143-0145)
  78. Halloween Customs (p. 0145-0146)
  79. Emblems (p. 0147-0150)
  80. Care of Horses (p. 0151-0154)
  81. St Stephen's Day (p. 0155-0157)
  82. Barney Rangers (p. 0158-0159)
  83. Potato Crop (p. 0160-0161)
  84. Caps in the Long Ago (p. 0162-0163)
  85. Thatchers (p. 0164)
Origin information
Carrowreagh, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 185, p. 1A-164)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Sligo
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Curses   linked data (afset)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarrowreaghAn Cheathrú RiabhachCarrowreaghCloonoghilCorranSligo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4701754
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0185/1

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:47017545>
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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