Elphin (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Elphin (B.) (school) (Elphin, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mícheál Ó Cianáin.

Original reference: 0250/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Riddles (p. 341-345)
  2. Local Cures (p. 346-348)
  3. Holy Wells (p. 348-350)
  4. Marriage Customs (p. 350-352)
  5. Fairies (p. 353-354)
  6. Old Houses (p. 355-356)
  7. Food (p. 356-358)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 358-360)
  9. Old Crafts (p. 360-362)
  10. Churning (p. 363-364)
  11. Giants (p. 365-366)
  12. Windmill (p. 367)
  13. Cloonahee (p. 369)
  14. Old Places Around Elphin (p. 370-371)
  15. Festival Customs (p. 372-373)
  16. Friaries (p. 374-375)
  17. St Patrick's Bed (p. 376)
  18. Cherryfield (p. 377)
Origin information
Elphin, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 250, p. 340-377)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ElphinAil FinnElphinElphinRoscommonRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0250/5

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:47584775>
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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