Druim Mór

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Druim Mór (school) (Dromore, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seosamh Ó Catháin.

Original reference: 0167/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Áth na Buaibh (p. 201-202)
  2. Roofing of Catholic Church of Kilmacshalgan, Dromore West (p. 203-205)
  3. Crock of Gold (p. 206-207)
  4. Another Mysterious Crock of Gold (p. 208-209)
  5. Origin of the Tuirne Mháire (p. 210-212)
  6. Bringing Back of Butter which was Taken (p. 213-215)
  7. Another Butter Story (p. 216-217)
  8. Butter (third) (p. 218-219)
  9. Butter (Fourth) (p. 219-220)
  10. Fenian Tale (p. 221-222)
  11. Fireside Stories (p. 223-231)
  12. Fireside Stories (p. 231-242)
  13. Fireside Stories (p. 242-247)
  14. Fireside Stories (p. 247-258)
  15. Fireside Stories (p. 259-267)
  16. Daniel O'Connell and the Three Colonels (p. 268-269)
  17. Daniel O'Connell (p. 270-271)
  18. 1798 (p. 272-274)
  19. Moses and Abraham (p. 275-276)
  20. I wandered by a cottage door... (p. 276-277)
  21. Old Custom (p. 277)
  22. Gentleman without a Trade (p. 278-283)
  23. Felim Waters and the Fairies (p. 284-286)
  24. Love is Costly (p. 287-289)
  25. Fenton of Castletown and Jordan (p. 290-291)
  26. Fairy Fair (p. 292-293)
  27. Sweet Poteen (p. 294)
  28. First Men in the Gleann, Dromore West (p. 295)
  29. Fairy Child (p. 296-297)
  30. Pedlar in Lugdoon (p. 298)
  31. Man who Never Went to Mass (p. 299)
  32. Manus Bán (p. 0400)
  33. What Makes People Afraid (p. 0400-0401)
  34. Dean Swift and the Coachman (p. 0402-0404)
  35. Landlord and the Robber (p. 0404-0406)
  36. Willie Brennan the Highwayman (p. 0406-0410)
  37. Bohannon and His Adventures (p. 0410-0416)
  38. Flying Ship (p. 0417-0419)
  39. Biorán and his Paidrín Mare (p. 0420-0421)
  40. Jack Neary and the Fairies (p. 0422-0423)
  41. Shooler and the Ghost (p. 0424-0427)
  42. Knight of Glin (p. 0428-0431)
  43. Three Advices (p. 0432-0434)
  44. Trade He Knows Best (p. 0435-0439)
  45. Johnny in Tír na nÓg (p. 0440-0446)
  46. Lawyer and the Calf (p. 0447-0448)
  47. Mike Egan and the Princess (p. 0449-0450)
  48. Some years ago in a certain landlord's house was a servant boy named Paddy. (p. 0451-0453)
  49. Ship that Would Sail without Air or Water (p. 0454-0458)
  50. One day when the son of a landlord was playing handball in his own private ball alley, a little man came to him and asked him for a game. (p. 0458-0466)
Origin information
Dromore, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 167, p. 198-466)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745   linked data (viaf)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DromoreAn Droim MórDromoreKilmacshalganTireraghSligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0167/2

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:46720985>
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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