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Duleek (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Duleek (C.) (school) (Duleek, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Dhonnchadha.

Original reference: 0683/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Teachers of the Parish (p. 002)
  2. Priests of the Parish (p. 002)
  3. Ethnographic (p. 003-005)
  4. Local Heroes (p. 006-007)
  5. Local Heroes (p. 007-008)
  6. Local Heroes (p. 008-010)
  7. Old Prayers of the Locality (p. 011-014)
  8. Old Prayers of the Locality (p. 014-015)
  9. Old Prayers of the Locality (p. 015-016)
  10. Old Prayers of the Locality (p. 016-017)
  11. Old Prayers of the Locality (p. 017-018)
  12. Old Prayers of the Locality (p. 018-019)
  13. Holy Wells Around Duleek - Garballagh (p. 021-022)
  14. Holy Wells Around Duleek - The Park (p. 022-023)
  15. Holy Wells Around Duleek - Keenogue (p. 023-024)
  16. Holy Wells Around Duleek - The Commons (p. 024-025)
  17. Old Graveyards - Keenogue (p. 027)
  18. Old Graveyards - Lunderstown (p. 027-028)
  19. Old Graveyards - Garballagh (p. 028-029)
  20. Old Graveyards - Duleek (p. 029-030)
  21. Religious Stories (p. 031-033)
  22. Religious Beliefs (p. 033-036)
  23. Games We Play (p. 038-046)
  24. Crosses Around Duleek (p. 047-050)
  25. Lore of Certain Days (p. 051)
  26. Month of March (p. 051-052)
  27. May Day (p. 053)
  28. 12th May (p. 053)
  29. St John's Day (p. 053-054)
  30. Days of the Week (p. 055-056)
  31. Days of Births (p. 057)
  32. Days for Funerals (p. 057)
  33. Days of Births (p. 057-058)
  34. Old Industries of the Locality - Handloom Weaving (p. 059-060)
  35. Old Industries of the Locality - Blankets and Cushions (p. 061)
  36. Old Industries of the Locality - Cottage Industries (p. 061-062)
  37. Old Industries of the Locality - Bakery (p. 062-063)
  38. Old Industries of the Locality - Flour and Corn Mill (p. 063)
  39. Old Industries of the Locality - Weaving (p. 064)
  40. Local Marriage Customs (p. 066-067)
  41. Local Marriage Customs (p. 067-068)
  42. Local Marriage Customs - Dressing the Bride (p. 068-069)
  43. Local Marriage Customs - The Wedding Leaving the Church (p. 069-070)
  44. Customs at Wakes and Funerals (p. 071)
  45. Wakes (p. 071-072)
  46. Banshee (p. 072-073)
  47. Local Cures (p. 074-075)
  48. Local Cures (p. 076-077)
  49. Local Cures (p. 077-078)
  50. Local Cures (p. 078-081)
  51. Local Cures (p. 082)
  52. Stories of the Big Wind (p. 083-084)
  53. Story of the Famine (p. 085-087)
  54. Another Story of the Famine (p. 087-088)
  55. Old Schools (p. 088-091)
  56. Herbs Which Grow in the Locality (p. 093-094)
  57. Herbs Which Grow in the Locality (p. 095-096)
  58. Local Ruins (p. 097-099)
  59. Place Names of the Locality (p. 100-103)
  60. Methods of Lighting in Olden Times (p. 105-107)
  61. Methods of Lighting in Olden Times (p. 107-108)
  62. Methods of Lighting in Olden Times (p. 108-109)
  63. Methods of Lighting in Olden Times (p. 109-110)
  64. Festival Customs - Hallow Eve (p. 111)
  65. Festival Customs - Hallow Eve (p. 111-112)
  66. Festival Customs - Christmas (p. 113)
  67. Stories of the Leprechaun (p. 114-117)
  68. Stories of the Leprechaun (p. 117-118)
  69. Stories of the Leprechaun (p. 118-119)
  70. Landlords (p. 120-122)
  71. Landlords (p. 122-123)
  72. Landlords (p. 123-125)
  73. Rivers, Lakes and Streams Around Duleek (p. 126-127)
  74. Rivers, Lakes and Streams Around Duleek (p. 127-128)
  75. Bird-Lore (p. 129-131)
  76. Bird-Lore (p. 131-134)
  77. Hidden Treasure - Abbey Road (p. 135)
  78. Hidden Treasure - Keenogue (p. 136)
  79. Hidden Treasure - Kellystown (p. 136-138)
  80. Hidden Treasure - Coolfore (p. 138-139)
  81. Hidden Treasure - King's Gate (p. 140)
  82. Hidden Treasure - Downstown (p. 141)
  83. Fairy Forts - Carra Gobann (p. 142-143)
  84. Fairy Forts - The Bolies (p. 143-144)
  85. Fairy Forts - Athcarn (p. 144-145)
  86. Another Story of Carra Gobann Fort (p. 145-146)
  87. Homemade Toys - The Commons (p. 147-148)
  88. Funny Story Told Locally (p. 149)
  89. Another Funny Story (p. 150-151)
  90. Another Funny Story (p. 151-152)
Origin information
Duleek, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 683, p. 1-152)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
May (Month)--Folklore
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Treasure troves--Folklore
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DuleekDamhliagDuleekDuleekDuleek LowerMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008896
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0683/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50088965>
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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