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Creach na mBearna

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Creach na mBearna (school) (Greaghnafarna, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás Breathnach.

Original reference: 0230/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 003)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 004)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 005)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 006)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 007)
  6. Weather-Lore (p. 008)
  7. Weather-Lore (p. 009)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 010)
  9. Weather-Lore (p. 011)
  10. Weather-Lore (p. 012)
  11. Proverbs (p. 013-014)
  12. Proverbs (p. 015-016)
  13. Proverbs (p. 017-018)
  14. Proverbs (p. 019-020)
  15. Proverbs (p. 021)
  16. Riddles (p. 022-023)
  17. Riddles (p. 024-025)
  18. Food in Olden Times (p. 026-027)
  19. Food in Olden Times (p. 028-029)
  20. Food in Olden Times (p. 030-031)
  21. Food in Olden Times (p. 032-033)
  22. Holy Wells (p. 034)
  23. Holy Wells (p. 035-036)
  24. Local Cures (p. 037-038)
  25. Local Cures (p. 039-040)
  26. Local Cures (p. 041)
  27. Local Cures (p. 042)
  28. Churning (p. 043-044)
  29. Churning (p. 045-046)
  30. Travelling Folk (p. 047)
  31. Travelling Folk (p. 048-049)
  32. Travelling Folk (p. 050-051)
  33. My Home District (p. 052)
  34. My Home District (p. 053-054)
  35. My Home District (p. 055-056)
  36. My Home District (p. 057-058)
  37. Local Marriage Customs (p. 059-066)
  38. Local Cures (p. 067-070)
  39. Local Cures or Preventatives (p. 071-074)
  40. Local Cures (p. 075-078)
  41. Simple Customs (p. 079-081)
  42. Weather Signs (p. 082-084)
  43. Local Sayings (p. 085-087)
  44. Dress (p. 088-091)
  45. Industry (p. 092-095)
  46. Riddles (p. 096-097)
  47. Fairy Forts (p. 098-100)
  48. Local Heroes (p. 100-103)
  49. Food in Olden Times (p. 103-108)
  50. Songs (p. 108-109)
  51. Stories (p. 110-114)
  52. Terence McSweeny (p. 115-118)
  53. Sweat-Houses (p. 119-122)
  54. Bathing (p. 122-123)
  55. Hidden Treasure (p. 123-124)
  56. Hidden Treasure (p. 124-125)
  57. Fields (p. 126-127)
  58. Year of the Bad Times (p. 127-131)
  59. Houses (p. 131-132)
Origin information
Greaghnafarna, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 230, p. 1-132)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Roscommon
Treasure troves--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Dwellings--Folklore
School location
GreaghnafarnaGreaghnafarnaKilronanBoyleRoscommon
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4758450
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0230/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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:47584505>
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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