Drumconrath (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Drumconrath (B.) (school) (Drumcondra, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Patrick Cassidy.

Original reference: 0712/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Old Customs (p. 002)
  2. Old Customs (p. 003)
  3. Old Customs (p. 003-004)
  4. Old Customs - the Burial of a Horse's Skull (p. 005)
  5. Great Walkers (p. 006-008)
  6. Stray Sod and the Hungry Sod (p. 007)
  7. Local Roads (p. 009-010)
  8. Funny Story (p. 011-012)
  9. Fairy Story (p. 012-013)
  10. Fairy Story (p. 013-014)
  11. Riddles (p. 014-015)
  12. Riddles (p. 016-020)
  13. Weather Signs (p. 021-023)
  14. Names of Fields (p. 024)
  15. Names of Fields (p. 025)
  16. Names of Fields (p. 026)
  17. Games (p. 027)
  18. Games - Colours (p. 028)
  19. Games - Corners (p. 028-029)
  20. Games - Dog in My Pocket (p. 029-030)
  21. My Home District (p. 030-031)
  22. My Home District (p. 031-032)
  23. My Home District (p. 032-033)
  24. Holy Well (p. 035)
  25. Fairy Forts (p. 035-036)
  26. Local Forge (p. 036-037)
  27. Old Graveyards (p. 037-038)
  28. Leipreachans (p. 039)
  29. Local Ruins (p. 039-040)
  30. Old Houses (p. 041)
  31. Thatching (p. 042-043)
  32. Proverbs (p. 044-047)
  33. Buying and Selling (p. 047-048)
  34. Local Fairs (p. 049)
  35. Clothes Made Locally (p. 050)
  36. May Day (p. 051)
  37. Hallow Eve (p. 051)
  38. St Stephen's Day (p. 052)
  39. Strange Animals (p. 053)
  40. Old Houses (p. 054)
Origin information
Drumcondra, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 712, p. 1-54)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumcondraDroim ConrachDrumcondraDrumcondraSlane LowerMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0712/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50089995>
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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