Lisacul G.N.S.

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lisacul G.N.S. (school) (Lisacul, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd, Bean Uí Ghiollanátha.

Original reference: 0239/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Herbs (p. 001-003)
  2. Lakes (p. 004-005)
  3. Local Marriage Customs (p. 006-007)
  4. Food (p. 008-010)
  5. Fairy Fort (p. 011-013)
  6. Local Cures (p. 014-017)
  7. Bread in Olden Days (p. 018-019)
  8. Our Holy Wells (p. 020-023)
  9. Travelling Folk (p. 024-029)
  10. Local Landlords (p. 030-033)
  11. Crannóg (p. 034-036)
  12. Graveyards (p. 037-039)
  13. Superstitions in Connection with Marriage (p. 040-041)
  14. Weather-Lore (p. 042-043)
  15. Strange Animals (p. 044-045)
  16. Leipreachán and Mermaid (p. 046-047)
  17. Buying and Selling (p. 048-050)
  18. Old Houses (p. 051-054)
Origin information
Lisacul, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 239, p. 1a-54)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LisaculLios an ChoillLisaculTibohineFrenchparkRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0239/1

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 <>
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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