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Knockminna

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Knockminna (school) (Knockmoynagh, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire Ní Scannláin.

Original reference: 0183/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Emlaghfad (p. 369A-370)
  2. Local Tradition (p. 370-372)
  3. Seanchaisleán - Baile an Mhóta (p. 373-374)
  4. St Patrick's Holy Well (p. 375-377)
  5. Ballymote Convent (p. 378)
  6. Old Song about Earlsfield (p. 378-381)
  7. Tobar Naoimh Feichin (p. 382)
  8. King of Sunday's Holy Well, Branchfield (p. 383-385)
  9. Ballymote (p. 386)
  10. Portinch (p. 387)
  11. Doo Hill (p. 388)
  12. Superstition (p. 389-391)
  13. Festival Customs (p. 392)
  14. Pancake Tuesday (p. 393)
  15. Ghost Stories (p. 394-396)
  16. Ghost Story (p. 397)
  17. Local Patron Saint of Kilmorgan (p. 398-399)
  18. Kilmorgan (p. 400-404)
  19. In the year 1877 there lived adjoining my present home a man named Paddy Preston. (p. 405-407)
  20. Quite convenient to my home there is a gentleman's residence and it was always supposed to be haunted by ghosts. (p. 408-409)
  21. Cures (p. 410-413)
  22. Cures (p. 414)
  23. Jaundice (p. 415)
  24. Sore Eyes (p. 415)
  25. Dyeing (p. 416-417)
  26. Churning (p. 418-419)
  27. There was once a man and he was passing through a field one night and he saw an old woman picking herbs into a stocking. (p. 420)
  28. Fairy Forts (p. 422)
  29. Fairy Forts (p. 423)
  30. Fairy Forts (p. 424)
  31. There was a monk who lived in Toumour Abbey at Keash and there was a giant who lived on Knocknarea. (p. 425)
  32. Games (p. 426)
  33. Churning (p. 426-427)
  34. Story of the Holy Family (p. 428-430)
  35. Prayer (p. 431)
  36. Holy Wells (p. 432-433)
  37. Holy Wells (p. 434)
  38. Saint Patrick's Well (p. 435)
  39. Games (p. 436-437)
  40. Button (p. 437-438)
  41. Ride the Grey Mare (p. 438)
  42. Buzz (p. 439)
  43. Cluaisin (p. 439)
  44. Forts (p. 440-441)
  45. Forts (p. 441-442)
  46. Forts (p. 442-443)
  47. Food in Olden Times (p. 444-447)
  48. Cures (p. 448-449)
  49. Ringworm (p. 450)
  50. Foul Mouth (p. 450)
  51. Whooping-Cough (p. 450-451)
  52. Old Crafts (p. 452)
  53. Basket-making (p. 452)
  54. Whips (p. 452-453)
  55. Potato Crop (p. 454-457)
  56. Old Houses (p. 458-459)
  57. Food (p. 460-461)
  58. Funerals (p. 462-463)
  59. Old Graveyards (p. 464-465)
  60. Collection of Prayers (p. 466-469)
  61. Prayers (p. 470-473)
  62. Landlord (p. 474-478)
  63. Strange Animals (p. 479)
  64. Marriages (p. 480-481)
  65. Riddles (p. 482-484)
  66. Sayings (p. 485-487)
  67. Story (p. 488-489)
  68. Story (p. 490-491)
  69. Story (p. 492-494)
  70. Games I Play - The Old Fenian Soldier (p. 496-497)
  71. Outdoor Games - Duck upon Rock (p. 498)
  72. Outdoor Games - Leap Frog (p. 498-499)
  73. Outdoor Games - Rhyme (p. 499-500)
  74. Na Seanfhocail (p. 502-503)
  75. Guí - Ó Mhnaoi i Spidéal (p. 504-505)
  76. Ballymote (p. 506-508)
  77. Kingsbrook (p. 510)
  78. Cholera in Sligo in 1837 (p. 511)
  79. Bean Sí (p. 512-513)
  80. Máire Rua's Castle (p. 514)
Origin information
Knockmoynagh, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 183, p. 368-514)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Sligo
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Jaundice   linked data (lcsh)
Eye--Diseases
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Food--Folklore
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Death--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KnockmoynaghCnoc MaoineachKnockmoynaghKilmorganCorranSligo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4701749
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0183/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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:47017495>
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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