Bearnas Mór

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Bearnas Mór (school) (Keadew Upper, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seosamh P. Ó Ceallacháin.

Original reference: 1035/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. My Native Place (p. 339-340)
  2. Particular Days (p. 341-342)
  3. Potatoes (p. 343-344)
  4. Wild Animals (p. 345)
  5. Care of the Feet (p. 346)
  6. Butter-Making (p. 347)
  7. Bread (p. 348-349)
  8. Animals (p. 350)
  9. Religious Stories (p. 351)
  10. Fair (p. 352)
  11. Beggars or Tramps (p. 353)
  12. Cures (p. 354-355)
  13. Landlords (p. 356)
  14. Meals (p. 357)
  15. Weeds and Herbs (p. 358)
  16. Ancient Dwellings (p. 359)
  17. Ancient Dwellings (p. 360)
  18. Prayers (p. 361)
  19. Graveyard (p. 362)
  20. Buying and Selling (p. 363)
  21. Games (p. 364-365)
  22. Old Relics (p. 366)
  23. Giants and Witches (p. 367)
  24. Riddles (p. 368-369)
  25. Famine (p. 370)
  26. Roads (p. 371)
  27. Sayings of the Weather (p. 372)
  28. Ancient Schools (p. 373A)
  29. Famous People (p. 373)
  30. Clothes (p. 374A)
  31. Storm (p. 374)
  32. Ancient Stories (p. 375-376)
  33. Things which People Honour (p. 377)
  34. Unearthly Animals (p. 378)
  35. Playthings and Pastimes (p. 379)
  36. Marriages (p. 380)
  37. Fields on the Farm (p. 381)
  38. Feasts (p. 382)
Origin information
Keadew Upper, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1035, p. 339A-382)
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
School location
Keadew UpperCéide UachtarachKeadew UpperDonegalTirhughDonegal
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1035/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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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