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Radharc na Sionainne

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Radharc na Sionainne (school) (Clooncah, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Nóirín Ní Uiginn.

Original reference: 0260/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Irish Words and Phrases Which Have Been Adopted into English Speech (p. 039-044)
  2. Folk Tales (p. 045-052)
  3. Folk Tale (p. 053-056)
  4. Christmas Pudding (p. 057-059)
  5. Story of the Horn Woman (p. 060)
  6. Story (p. 062)
  7. Quaker Island (p. 063-066)
  8. St Dermot's Well, Portrun (p. 067)
  9. St Dermot's Well, Portrun (p. 067)
  10. Lough Owra: Near Gailey Bay and Situated at the Back of Portrun Village (p. 068)
  11. Churchyard in Portrun (p. 068)
  12. Knockdrumdonnell Fort (p. 069)
  13. Story about Gailey Castle (p. 070)
  14. Friars in Portrun (p. 071-072)
  15. Story of St Dermot's Well (p. 073)
  16. St Dermot's Well (p. 074)
  17. Jack in Corraugh (p. 075-076)
  18. Fairies (p. 077)
  19. Funny Story (p. 078)
  20. Game (p. 078)
  21. Funny Story (p. 079-080)
  22. Story (p. 080-081)
  23. Story (p. 081)
  24. One night Tom Kelly the schoolmaster who used to teach... (p. 081)
  25. Race (p. 082-084)
  26. Churning (p. 085)
  27. Story (p. 086-087)
  28. Story (p. 087-089)
  29. Master McGrath (p. 090-091)
  30. Fifteen Pound Pension (p. 092)
  31. Funny Story (p. 093)
  32. Ghost Story (p. 094)
  33. Banshee (p. 095)
  34. Place Names (p. 096-097)
  35. The fairy bush is a little bush.... (p. 098)
  36. Story (p. 099)
  37. Ghost Story (p. 100)
  38. Funny Story (p. 101)
  39. Hedge Schools (p. 102-103)
  40. Famine (p. 104)
  41. Story (p. 105)
  42. Sickness - Plague (p. 106)
  43. Tomhaiseanna (p. 107-108)
  44. Games Played by the Fireside (p. 109)
  45. Another rhyme to which the same game is played is... (p. 109)
  46. Occupations - Trades (p. 110)
  47. Occupations - Candlemaking (p. 110-111)
  48. Foundry (p. 112)
  49. Dyeing (p. 113)
  50. Logwood (p. 113)
  51. Frieze Coats (p. 113-114)
  52. Limekilns (p. 114-115)
  53. Spinning (p. 115)
  54. Dyeing (p. 115)
  55. Parts of the Spinning Wheel (p. 115-116)
  56. Old Cures (p. 116-122)
  57. Hidden Treasure (p. 123)
  58. Hidden Treasure (p. 124)
  59. Hidden Treasure (p. 125)
  60. Hidden Treasure (p. 125)
  61. Old Customs (p. 126-127)
  62. Mass Rocks (p. 128)
  63. Prayers (p. 128)
  64. Prayer (p. 129)
  65. God Bless Good Friday (p. 129)
  66. Prayer (p. 130)
  67. This is a song the old women used to.... (p. 130)
  68. Old Houses - Sheebeen (p. 131)
  69. Old Houses - Sweat House (p. 131-132)
  70. Story - Food (p. 133-134)
  71. Plague (p. 135)
  72. After the Famine... (p. 135)
  73. About 60 or 70 years ago men... (p. 135)
  74. After the famine the people round here.. (p. 136)
  75. The Bridge of the Bannas (p. 136)
  76. Clooncellan (p. 137)
  77. Bridge of the Bannas (p. 137)
  78. Story (p. 138-139)
  79. Story (p. 139-140)
  80. Story (p. 141-142)
  81. Story (p. 143-145)
  82. Feats of Strength (p. 146)
  83. Great Walkers (p. 147)
  84. Strong Men (p. 147)
  85. Runners (p. 148)
  86. Swimmers (p. 148)
  87. Jumpers (p. 148-149)
  88. Lifting Weights (p. 149-150)
  89. Oarsmen (p. 150)
  90. Fishers (p. 150)
  91. Weights (p. 150)
  92. Dancers (p. 150)
  93. There were seven pipers here one time called Joyce. (p. 151)
  94. Miss Higgins I heard this story... (p. 152A)
  95. Talking Bird, Singing Tree and the Yellow Water (p. 152-165)
  96. Story (p. 166-169)
  97. Riddles (p. 170-171)
  98. Story (p. 172)
  99. Poteen Making (p. 173)
  100. Superstitions (p. 174)
  101. Weather Signs (p. 175-177)
  102. Omans (p. 177-178)
  103. Occupations - Cranemaking (p. 178)
  104. Occupations - Ploughs (p. 178)
  105. Occupations - Games (p. 179)
  106. Funny Story (p. 179-180)
  107. Famine (p. 181)
  108. Funny Story (p. 182)
  109. Master McGrath (p. 184)
Origin information
Clooncah, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 260, p. 37-184)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Roscommon
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
diviners   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ClooncahClooncahKilteevanBallintober SouthRoscommon
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4811581
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0260/2

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:48115815>
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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