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

Original reference: 0792/160

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Weather Signs (p. 195)
  2. Flowers of the District (p. 196)
  3. Spring Work in the Fields (p. 197)
  4. Malahide Castle (p. 198)
  5. Horse in Kinsealy (p. 199)
  6. Ghost Story (p. 200)
  7. Famous Person of the District (p. 201)
  8. Kinsealy Forge (p. 202)
  9. Historic Episode (p. 203)
  10. Place of Historical Interest (p. 204)
  11. Great Disaster (p. 205)
  12. St Catherine’s Well (p. 206)
  13. Toys We Play With (p. 207-208)
  14. Famine (p. 209)
  15. Old Houses (p. 210)
  16. Old Houses (p. 211)
  17. Swords (p. 212)
  18. Proverbs (p. 213-214)
  19. Place Names (p. 215-216)
  20. Place Names (p. 217-218)
  21. Family Names (p. 219)
  22. St Assam (p. 220-221)
  23. Great Soldier (p. 222)
  24. Place Names (p. 223)
  25. Oliver Cromwell (p. 224)
Origin information
Kinsaley, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 792, p. 194-224)
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Boyne, Battle of the, Ireland, 1690   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KinsaleyCionn SáileKinsaleyDublin
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0792/160

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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