Killina (Pres. Convent)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Killina (Pres. Convent) (school) (Killina, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sisters..

Original reference: 0805/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 103)
  2. Funny Story (p. 104)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 105-106)
  4. Local Heroes (p. 107)
  5. Local Happenings (p. 108-110)
  6. Hedge-Schools (p. 111)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 112)
  8. Local Marriage Customs (p. 113)
  9. In the Penal Times (p. 114)
  10. In the Penal Times (p. 114)
  11. Local Place Names (p. 115)
  12. Local Place Names (p. 115-116)
  13. Bird-Lore (p. 117-118)
  14. Local Cures (p. 119-120)
  15. Travelling Folk (p. 121)
  16. Fairy Forts (p. 122)
  17. Our Holy Wells (p. 123)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 124-125)
  19. Bread (p. 126)
  20. Old Houses (p. 127)
  21. Historical Tradition (p. 128)
  22. St Carthage and the Ancient Monastery of Rahan (p. 129-133)
  23. Remains at Rahan (p. 134-144)
Origin information
Killina, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 805, p. 103A-144)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KillinaCoill an ÁthaKillinaRahanBallycowanOffaly
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0805/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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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