Taite Buí (Blackstaff)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Taite Buí (Blackstaff) (school) (Tattyboy, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher B. Mac Bhloscaidh.

Original reference: 0932/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Blackstaff or Táite Buí (p. 233-234)
  2. Inniskeen Round Tower (p. 234-235)
  3. Monastery at Inniskeen (p. 235-236)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 237-238)
  5. Cures (p. 239-243)
  6. Stories - The Legend of How the Eels Came to Lough Neagh (p. 244-245)
  7. Manus O'Mulligan and the Fairies (p. 246-248)
  8. Tom Connor's Cat (p. 249-252)
  9. Legend of Lough Ross (p. 253-255)
  10. Enchanted Cow (p. 256-257)
  11. Tobar Lasta (p. 258)
  12. Paddy Always on Top (p. 259)
  13. Trench's Fate (p. 260)
  14. Superstitions (p. 261-265)
  15. Food in Olden Times (p. 266-268)
  16. Riddles (p. 269-277)
  17. Enchanted Knife (p. 278-279)
  18. Stolen Child (p. 280)
  19. Fairy Story (p. 281)
  20. Wrestler Dardis (p. 282)
  21. Fairy Story (p. 283)
  22. Shancobane Giant (p. 284-285)
  23. Story about Fairies (p. 286-287)
  24. Story (p. 288)
  25. Fairy Story (p. 289)
  26. Local Story (p. 290)
  27. Fairy Story (p. 291-292)
  28. Stolen Milk (p. 293)
  29. Lore of the Days (p. 294-296)
  30. Story - The Wild Goose Lodge (p. 297-298)
  31. Story - Saint Patrick and the Herring (p. 299-300)
  32. Schools in the Olden Days (p. 301-302)
  33. Local Marriage Customs (p. 303-306)
  34. Local Heroes (p. 307-310)
  35. Herbs (p. 311-313)
  36. Local Ancient Fairs (p. 314-315)
  37. Proverbs (p. 316-320)
  38. Games We Play (p. 321-323)
  39. Old Graveyards (p. 324-326)
  40. Sweet Maid of Inniskeen (p. 327-328)
  41. Lovely Donaghmoyne (p. 329-330)
  42. Old Football Team of Inniskeen - 1831 (p. 331)
Origin information
Tattyboy, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 932, p. 233a-331)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
TattyboyAn Táite BuíTattyboyDonaghmoyneFarneyMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0932/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Monaghan 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:47420435>
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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