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Mostrim (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mostrim (B.) (school) (Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Richard Hyland.

Original reference: 0770/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : Longford county schools

  1. St Martin's Well (p. 201-203)
  2. The "mounds" were undoubtedly the centre of pagan worship... (p. 204)
  3. Famine in Edgeworthstown (p. 205-207)
  4. Local Cures (p. 208)
  5. Cure with a Ferret (p. 208-209)
  6. Kilsallagh's Forts (p. 210-211)
  7. Mr Mark O Farrell a native of Camlisk... (p. 212-213)
  8. Prayers (p. 214)
  9. Ghost in Gurteen Lake (p. 215)
  10. Prayers (p. 216-217)
  11. Marriages (p. 218)
  12. Proverb (p. 218)
  13. Local Cures (p. 219)
  14. Ringing Bell of Inch (p. 220)
  15. Floating Flag of Saint's Island (p. 221)
  16. Folklore (p. 222)
  17. Folklore (p. 223)
  18. Folklore - Old Schools (p. 224)
  19. Béaloideas (p. 225)
  20. Béaloideas - The Robin (p. 226)
  21. Béaloideas - The Ass (p. 226)
  22. Béaloideas - An Old Game (p. 227)
  23. Local Landlords (p. 228-229)
  24. The shops were as common in olden times as they are to this day... (p. 230-231)
  25. Folklore - The Old Moat (p. 232-233)
  26. Honora (p. 234)
  27. Cure for a Wart (p. 235)
  28. Fort of Lisnagrish (p. 235)
  29. Mill at Tinnynarr (p. 235)
  30. There is a stone in the lawn around the Rector's house. (p. 236)
  31. Leprechaun (p. 236-237)
  32. Folklore - My Relations (p. 238)
  33. Folklore (p. 239)
  34. Folklore - Old Roads (p. 240)
  35. Giant's Boulder (p. 241-242)
  36. Men who Won Fame - Pat Farrell of Ballincaree (p. 243-244)
  37. Leprechauns (p. 245-246)
  38. About forty years ago a man named John Kerrigan... (p. 246-247)
  39. Pishogues (p. 248-250)
  40. Old Hedge-Schools (p. 250-251)
  41. About sixty three years ago or more... (p. 252)
  42. Games (p. 253-254)
  43. Weather-Lore (p. 254-255)
  44. Folklore - The Old Hill (p. 256-257)
  45. Old Saying for Money (p. 258)
  46. St Stephen's Night (p. 259)
  47. Prayers (p. 260)
  48. Cracking Nuts (p. 261)
  49. Moataward Fort (p. 262-263)
  50. Churning (p. 264)
  51. Long long ago there lived near Edgeworthstown a man called Mickie the Rover. (p. 265-267)
  52. Vaughan's Clump (p. 268)
  53. Long long ago there were no railways, no motor cars no buses no way of travelling but coaches. (p. 268-270)
  54. Enchanted Lake (p. 271-273)
  55. In this country long ago there was an election called Martin Election... (p. 274)
  56. Folklore - Weather-Lore (p. 275-276)
  57. Folklore - Games (p. 277)
  58. Folklore (p. 278-279)
  59. Folklore (p. 280-281)
  60. Folklore - Old Crafts (p. 282)
  61. Local Poets (p. 282-283)
  62. Folklore (p. 284)
  63. Local Poets (p. 285)
  64. Folklore - Martin's Election (p. 286)
  65. Francis Y. Edgeworth (p. 287)
  66. Relics of 1690 at Curreen Lanesboro County Longford (p. 288-290)
  67. Monument to George White, Curreen (p. 291-292)
  68. Legg Woods (p. 293-294)
  69. Castle of Rathcline (p. 295-299)
  70. Feast at the Castle and the Departure of the Monks (p. 300-301)
  71. Folklore (p. 302-303)
  72. A man who lived at Portumna led a very bad life. (p. 304-305)
  73. Lady Nailed to the Tree (p. 306-310)
  74. One Halloween four men were coming home from rambling... (p. 311-312)
  75. Folklore (p. 313-315)
  76. Folklore - November Night (p. 316)
  77. Folklore (p. 317)
  78. Folklore - Clothes Made Locally (p. 318)
  79. Pishogues (p. 319)
  80. Old Crafts (p. 320)
  81. Wrecking of a Platform (p. 321-322)
  82. Ghost of Edgeworthstown House (p. 323-325)
  83. Omen of Death at Edgeworthstown House (p. 326-327)
  84. There was a tan yard where Thomas Kelly the butcher is living... (p. 328)
  85. Old Crafts (p. 329)
  86. Local Poets (p. 329)
  87. Old Chapel at Mostrim (p. 330)
  88. There was a tan-yard where Tom Kelly the butcher is living. (p. 331)
  89. Miss Mary Caffery is living in Granard St. (p. 332)
  90. Old Monuments (p. 333)
  91. Folklore - Stories from the Hunt (p. 334-335)
  92. Ghosts at Edgeworthstown House (p. 336-337)
  93. Ghost Stories (p. 338)
  94. Bannesterboo Bridge (p. 339-340)
  95. Black and Tans (p. 341)
  96. Fairs were held locally six times in the year. (p. 342)
  97. Charelton's Folly (p. 343-344)
  98. Tha Haunted Coach (p. 345-346)
  99. Moat-a-Ward Fort (p. 347-348)
  100. Removal of the Monument to Honora Edgeworth (p. 349-350)
  101. Old Cross (p. 351)
  102. Poem (p. 352-353)
  103. Betty Pointing's Church (p. 354-356)
  104. Lough Sheelan (p. 357-358)
  105. Old Cures (p. 359)
  106. Once upon a time there lived a man who made his living by making poteen. (p. 360)
  107. Once upon a time Lough Lane a most beautiful lake in a lonely part of Westmeath... (p. 361)
  108. Local Ruins (p. 362)
  109. Local Ruins (p. 363)
  110. How the Tea Was First Sold (p. 364-365)
  111. How Rathowen Got Its Title (p. 366)
  112. About half a mile outside Edgeworthstown thre is a high moat... (p. 367-368)
  113. Old Mr Connall O'Farrell great grandfather of the present Mr C. O' Farrell gave shelter one night to Cromwell when he came to Ireland. (p. 369)
  114. Mr Woods of Cullyvore, Edgeworthstown told me there is a fort on his land... (p. 370)
  115. Superstitions (p. 371-372)
  116. Ballincargy (p. 373-374)
  117. Crafts (p. 375)
  118. The food in olden days was a lot different than nowadays. (p. 376)
  119. Weather-Lore (p. 377-378)
  120. Hidden Treasure (p. 379)
  121. Leprechaun (p. 380)
  122. Proverbs (p. 381-382)
  123. Night of the Big Wind (p. 383)
  124. Rush Candles (p. 384)
  125. Lore of Certain Days (p. 385-386)
  126. Men of Note (p. 387)
  127. Bird-Lore (p. 388)
  128. Fairs (p. 389)
  129. Churning (p. 390)
  130. One morning she was working busily when a little woman came to the door... (p. 391)
  131. Mr Swift aged 80 years, of Bracket Gates, Rathowen County Westmeath, told me that when he was a little boy, there were gates across the road in front of his house. (p. 392)
  132. About 50 years ago there lived an old woman and her husband... (p. 393)
  133. Dead Coach (p. 394)
  134. Death-Lore (p. 395)
  135. Marriage Customs (p. 396-397)
  136. Superstitions (p. 398-399)
  137. St Patrick (p. 400)
  138. Long ago there lived a man in Lisnageeragh named John Macken... (p. 401)
  139. My mother told me that long ago there lived a man in Rathowen named Mick Nally... (p. 402)
  140. Jack Masterson, Rathowen, told me that there once lived a man named Mat Cormack... (p. 403)
  141. Cures (p. 404)
  142. Old Houses (p. 405)
Origin information
Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 770, p. 196-405)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Longford
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
narratives   linked data (afset)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Food--Folklore
Animals--Folklore
Death--Folklore
School location
EdgeworthstownMeathas TroimEdgeworthstownMostrimArdaghLongford
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009213
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0770/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: Longford county 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:50092135>
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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