O' Connor Don

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

Original reference: 0247/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. My District (p. 025-028)
  2. Piseogs (p. 029-030)
  3. Piseogs (p. 030-031)
  4. Forts, Leasa and Caiseal (p. 032)
  5. Riddles (p. 033-035)
  6. Local Marriage Customs (p. 036-037)
  7. Trades of My District (p. 038-039)
  8. Local Cures (p. 040-041)
  9. Churning (p. 042-043)
  10. Proverbs (p. 044-045)
  11. Potato Crop (p. 046-047)
  12. Local Fairs (p. 048-051)
  13. Food in Olden Times (p. 052-054)
  14. Care of the Feet (p. 055-056)
  15. Old Proverb (p. 057-058)
  16. Local Cures (p. 059-061)
  17. Bread (p. 062-063)
  18. Travelling Folk (p. 064-065)
  19. Birds (p. 066-067)
  20. Thirty-Two Counties (p. 068-071)
  21. Woodlands of Loughglynn (p. 072-075)
  22. Herbs (p. 076-077)
  23. Weather-Lore (p. 078-080)
  24. Old Houses (p. 081-084)
  25. Festival Customs (p. 085-087)
  26. Old Graveyards (p. 088-089)
  27. Festivals and Their Customs (p. 090-094)
  28. Hidden Treasure (p. 095)
  29. Prayers (p. 096-097)
  30. Hidden Treasure (p. 098-099)
  31. Lord Edward Fitzgerald (p. 100-103)
Origin information
Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 247, p. 24-103)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CloonbonniffCluain BanbhCloonbonniffKilkeevinCastlereaghRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0247/2

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:47584615>
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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