Druim Mór

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

Original reference: 0944/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 169-170)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 171-172)
  3. Riddles (p. 173-176)
  4. Churning Folklore (p. 177-178)
  5. Weather Folklore - Sun (p. 179)
  6. Weather Folklore - Sun (p. 179)
  7. Weather Folklore - Moon (p. 180)
  8. Weather Folklore - Stars (p. 181)
  9. Weather Folklore - Clouds (p. 182)
  10. Weather Folklore - Rainbow (p. 183)
  11. Local Heroes (p. 184)
  12. Swimmers (p. 185-186)
  13. Famous Runners (p. 187)
  14. Local Cures (p. 188-189)
  15. Old Irish Tales (p. 190-191)
  16. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 192-193)
  17. Ancient Crafts (p. 194)
  18. Candles (p. 195-196)
  19. The nearest fort to the school is Wilsons fort. (p. 198-197)
  20. Local Happenings (p. 199-200)
  21. Local Fairs (p. 201-202)
  22. Severe Weather (p. 203)
  23. Local Monuments (p. 204-205)
  24. Old Graveyard (p. 206-210)
  25. Local Landlord (p. 211-213)
  26. Old Story (p. 214-215)
  27. Old Story (p. 216-217)
  28. Funny Story (p. 218-220)
  29. Old Houses (p. 221)
  30. Old Houses (p. 222)
  31. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 223)
  32. Clothes Made Locally (p. 224)
Origin information
Dromore, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 944, p. 168-224)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DromoreAn Droim MórDromoreMucknoCremorneMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0944/2

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:47238525>
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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