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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Magheross (school) (Magheross, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Aoife Ní Shíomons.

Original reference: 0935/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Wake (p. 044-045)
  2. Wedding in the Country (p. 046-047)
  3. Kettling (p. 048-049)
  4. Basket Weaver (p. 050-051)
  5. Drumberagh Fort (p. 052)
  6. Lace-Making (p. 053-054)
  7. Christmas Night (p. 055-057)
  8. Story (p. 058-059)
  9. Story (p. 060-061)
  10. Day of the Threshing (p. 062-063)
  11. Boxty Bread (p. 064)
  12. Earning Swap (p. 065-066)
  13. Louth Abbey (p. 067-068)
  14. Superstitions (p. 069-070)
Origin information
Magheross, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 935, p. 43-70)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
School location
MagherossMachaire RoisMagherossMagherossFarneyMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0935/2

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 <>
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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