Lusk (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lusk (C.) (school) (Lusk, Co. Dublin), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Ní Shúilleabháin.

Original reference: 0786/141

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Bread Used Long Ago (p. 206-207)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 208-209)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 210-211)
  4. Local Crafts (p. 212)
  5. Marriage Customs (p. 213-214)
  6. Local Fields (p. 215-216)
  7. Wild Birds (p. 217-218)
  8. Local Cures (p. 219-220)
  9. Homemade Toys (p. 221)
  10. Travelling Folk (p. 222-223)
  11. Famine (p. 224-225)
  12. Games I Play (p. 226)
  13. Old Roads (p. 227-228)
  14. My Home District (p. 229-230)
  15. Holy Wells (p. 231-232)
  16. Potatoes (p. 233-234)
  17. Proverbs (p. 235-236)
  18. Local Festivals (p. 237-238)
  19. Churning (p. 239-240)
  20. Care of the Feet (p. 241-242)
  21. Forges (p. 243-244)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 245-246)
  23. Our Patron Saint (p. 247)
  24. Old Houses (p. 248)
  25. Old Ruins (p. 249)
  26. Old Graveyards (p. 250-251)
  27. Riddles (p. 252-253)
  28. Buying and Selling (p. 254)
  29. Old Stories (p. 255-256)
  30. Holy Family (p. 257)
Origin information
Lusk, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 786, p. 205-257)
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LuskLuscaLuskLuskBalrothery EastDublin
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0786/141

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Dublin 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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