Clonmellon (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clonmellon (C.) (school) (Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mrs O' Reilly.

Original reference: 0725/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Old Crafts (p. 0165-0167)
  2. Rush Candles (p. 0167-0168)
  3. Basket-Making (p. 0169)
  4. Holy Wells (p. 0170-0171)
  5. Old Ruins and Caves (p. 0172-0174)
  6. Cures (p. 0175-0176)
  7. Riddles (p. 0177-0178)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 0179-0181)
  9. Killua Castle (p. 0182-0183)
  10. Ballinlough Castle (p. 0184-0186)
  11. Ghost Story (p. 0187-0188)
  12. Well of Fame and Fortune (p. 0189)
  13. Fairy Forts (p. 0191-0193)
  14. Clonmellon (p. 0195-0197)
  15. My Home District (p. 0198-0199)
  16. My Townland (p. 0200-0201)
  17. Herbs (p. 0202-0203)
  18. Herbs (p. 0203-0204)
  19. Cures (p. 0205-0212)
  20. Riddles (p. 0213-0222)
  21. Proverbs (p. 0223-0226)
  22. Customs (p. 0227-0231)
  23. Pisreoga (p. 0232-0233)
  24. Graveyards (p. 0234-0235)
  25. Churning (p. 0236-0238)
  26. Hidden Treasure (p. 0239-0240)
  27. Heroes (p. 0241-0242)
  28. Local Happenings (p. 0242-0243)
  29. Penal Times (p. 0243)
  30. Local Poets (p. 0243-0244)
  31. Customs (p. 0244-0245)
  32. List of Games (p. 0245)
  33. Monuments (p. 0246)
  34. Lore of Certain Days (p. 0247)
  35. Six Riabhach Days (p. 0247)
  36. Hansel Monday (p. 0247)
  37. Place Names (p. 0249-0250)
  38. Newtown and Kilrush (p. 0252-0253)
  39. Riddles (p. 0254)
  40. Westmeath Lake (p. 0255-0257)
  41. Pisreoga Eile (p. 0258-0259)
  42. Weeds (p. 0260-0261)
  43. Ruins at Killua (p. 0262-0266)
  44. Split Hills (p. 0267-0277)
Origin information
Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 725, p. 165A-277)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0725/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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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