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Edmonton

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

Original reference: 0728/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Folklore - Our School District (p. 002-004)
  2. Our Nearest Village (p. 005)
  3. Cave at Reynella (p. 006)
  4. Old Houses (p. 007-008)
  5. Stories (p. 009)
  6. Stories (p. 010-011)
  7. Holy Wells (p. 012)
  8. Bread (p. 013)
  9. Holy Wells (p. 014)
  10. Scarden Well (p. 014-015)
  11. Weather-Lore (p. 016)
  12. Weather-Lore (p. 017)
  13. Weather-Lore (p. 018)
  14. Care of the Feet (p. 019)
  15. Hedge-Schools (p. 020-022)
  16. Account of Locality (p. 023-025)
  17. Story of the Famine Period (p. 025-026)
  18. Another Story (p. 026-027)
  19. Another Story (p. 027-028)
  20. Story of the Famine Period (p. 029-030)
  21. Old Story (p. 031)
  22. Old Story (p. 032)
  23. Cave at Reynella (p. 033)
  24. About the time of Napolean there was a war going on in the Continent of Europe. (p. 033)
  25. Old Story (p. 034)
  26. Churning (p. 035)
  27. Fairy Forts (p. 036-037)
  28. Buying and Selling (p. 038-039)
  29. Local Ruins (p. 040-041)
  30. Preparation of the Soil prior to the Planting of Potatoes (p. 042-043)
  31. Actual Planting (p. 044-045)
  32. Local Cures (p. 046-047)
  33. Brick-Making (p. 048)
  34. How Bricks Were Made (p. 048-050)
  35. Wheel-Making (p. 051)
  36. Thatching (p. 052-053)
  37. Rush Candles (p. 054-055)
  38. Lime-Burning (p. 056-057)
  39. Dyes (p. 058)
  40. Local Monuments (p. 059)
  41. Severe Weather - Heavy Snowfall (p. 060-061)
  42. My Home District (p. 062-063)
  43. My Home District (p. 064)
  44. Games I Play (p. 065)
  45. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 066)
  46. Churning (p. 067)
  47. Wild Birds (p. 068)
  48. Festival Customs - Saint Stephen's Day (p. 069)
  49. Festival Customs (p. 070)
  50. Marriage Customs and Beliefs (p. 071-072)
  51. Marriage Customs and Beliefs (p. 073)
  52. Marriage Customs and Beliefs (p. 073-074)
  53. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Marriage Rhymes (p. 075)
  54. Local Place Names (p. 076)
  55. Names of Fields (p. 077-078)
  56. Names of Fields (p. 079)
  57. Local Fairs (p. 080-081)
  58. Food in Olden Times (p. 081-082)
  59. Clothes Made Locally (p. 083)
  60. Hidden Treasure (p. 084-086)
  61. Riddles (p. 087)
  62. Riddles (p. 088)
  63. Riddles (p. 089-090)
  64. Old Graveyards (p. 091-092)
  65. Local Forge (p. 093-094)
  66. Old Prayers (p. 095-096)
  67. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 097)
Origin information
Edmondstown, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 728, p. 1-97)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Dwellings--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Animals--Folklore
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Food--Folklore
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
School location
EdmondstownEdmondstownKillucanFarbillWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009053
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0728/1

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50090535>
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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