Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An Charraig (school) (Carrick, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Súilleabháin.

Original reference: 0268/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 002-003)
  2. Food in Olden Times (p. 004)
  3. Local Industries (p. 005)
  4. Famine (p. 006)
  5. Bogs (p. 007)
  6. Forges (p. 008)
  7. Funeral Customs (p. 009)
  8. Ghost Stories (p. 010-012)
  9. Ghost Stories (p. 013)
  10. Prayers (p. 014-015)
  11. Local Graveyard (p. 016)
  12. Birds (p. 017-018)
  13. Diseases (p. 019-020)
  14. Stones (p. 021-023)
  15. Signs of Weather (p. 024)
  16. Signs of Bad Luck and Good Luck (p. 025-026)
  17. Riddles (p. 027-029)
  18. Landlords (p. 030)
  19. Fairy Story (p. 031)
Origin information
Carrick, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 268, p. 1-31)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarrickCarrickKiltoomAthlone SouthRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0268/1

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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