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Clochar na Trócaire, Ceannanus Mór

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clochar na Trócaire, Ceannanus Mór (school) (Kells, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máthais Íde.

Original reference: 0702/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Old Graveyards (p. 144)
  2. Strange Sod (p. 145)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 146)
  4. Plunket Monument (p. 147-148)
  5. Archdale Mansion (p. 149)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 149-150)
  7. Landlords (p. 150-151)
  8. Arms that Were Used at the Battle of Vinegar Hill (p. 152)
  9. Story of the Lavender (p. 153-154)
  10. Cromwell's Mansion (p. 154-155)
  11. Saint Columcille's Prophecies (p. 155-156)
  12. Story of Saint Columba (p. 157)
  13. St Patrick (p. 158-159)
  14. Priest Killers (p. 159-160)
  15. Little Bit of Folklore (p. 161)
  16. A certain farmer could not get any butter on his churn. (p. 161-162)
  17. Lore of the New Moon (p. 162-163)
  18. Setting Charms on May Eve (p. 163-164)
  19. Setting Charms on May Eve (p. 164-165)
  20. Setting Charms on May Eve (p. 165-166)
  21. Saint Peter and Saint Joseph (p. 166-167)
  22. When Cromwell Came to Balrath (p. 167)
  23. One Who Did Not Believe in Pisreoga (p. 168-169)
  24. Story About Kieran Well (p. 169-170)
  25. After Kells Was Taken by Cromwell's Troops (p. 170-171)
  26. Saint Brendan's Well (p. 172-173)
  27. Cuckoo (p. 174)
  28. Crow (p. 175-176)
  29. Kieran's Crosses (p. 176-178)
  30. Swan (p. 179)
  31. Member Church (p. 180)
  32. Proverbs (p. 180-183)
  33. Magpie (p. 183-184)
  34. St Patrick and Carlanstown (p. 184-185)
  35. Crow (p. 186-187)
  36. Old Story (p. 187-188)
  37. Marriages (p. 188-189)
  38. Pancake Night (p. 189-190)
  39. Robin (p. 190-191)
  40. The Croppie's Field (p. 192)
  41. Mass in Kells in Pagan Times (p. 193)
  42. Cromwell at Clonmell (p. 193-194)
  43. Holy Family (p. 194-196)
  44. Headforts - Landlords in Kells (p. 196-197)
  45. Care of the Feet (p. 197-198)
  46. Fairy Story (p. 199-201)
  47. Disobedient Boy (p. 201-202)
  48. Banshee (p. 203)
  49. Landlords - The Rowleys Maperath (p. 204)
  50. Gold (p. 205)
  51. Robbers' Castle (p. 205-206)
  52. Headforts (p. 207)
  53. Fiddler's Cave - Newrath (p. 208-209)
  54. Ambrose Quinn (p. 209-210)
  55. Lone Bush (p. 211-213)
  56. Care of the Feet (p. 213-214)
  57. Buying and Selling (p. 215-217)
  58. Some Proverbs (p. 217-218)
  59. Proverbs (p. 218-219)
  60. Forts (p. 219-220)
  61. Proverbs (p. 220-221)
  62. Strong Man (p. 221-222)
  63. Fair of Muff (p. 222-223)
  64. Words of a Song (p. 224)
  65. Great Mower (p. 225)
  66. Pinch of Snuff (p. 226)
  67. Proverbs (p. 227)
  68. Robbers' Castle (p. 227-229)
  69. Fiddler's Cave (p. 229-230)
  70. White Stones (p. 230-231)
  71. Fenian Knights (p. 231-233)
  72. Cruises of Cruisetown House Nobber (p. 233-234)
  73. Great Storyteller (p. 234)
  74. Story of a Fort (p. 235)
  75. Great Poet (p. 236-237)
  76. Great Walkers (p. 237-238)
  77. Spilling Salt (p. 238-239)
  78. Care of the Feet (p. 239-240)
  79. Man Who Did Not Go to Mass (p. 240-241)
  80. Buying and Selling (p. 242-244)
  81. Travelling Folk (p. 244-246)
  82. Luck (p. 246-248)
  83. True Story (p. 248-249)
  84. Father Mathew Temperance Medal (p. 250-251)
  85. Cow-House (p. 251-252)
  86. Stephen Carolan (p. 253)
  87. Maide Baun (p. 253-254)
  88. Altar Stones (p. 254-255)
  89. In the Time of the Famine (p. 255-256)
  90. Old Houses (p. 256-258)
  91. Colours to be Married in (p. 258-259)
  92. Little Bit of Folklore (p. 259)
  93. Father Mathew (p. 260)
  94. Hunted Priest (p. 261-262)
  95. Old Customs (p. 262-263)
  96. After the Famine (p. 263-264)
  97. First Christmas (p. 264-265)
  98. Praying for a Good Husband (p. 266)
  99. Glow-Worm (p. 267-268)
  100. Story of the Holy Family (p. 268-269)
  101. Farm Animals (p. 269-270)
  102. Famous Jumper (p. 270-271)
  103. Travelling Folk (p. 271-274)
  104. Famine Times (p. 274-275)
  105. Story about an Ass (p. 275-276)
  106. Cure for Hydrophobia (p. 277-278)
  107. Lore About Hens (p. 279)
  108. In the Time of the Cholera (p. 279-280)
  109. Benefactors to the Catholic Church in Kells (p. 281)
  110. Wake Customs (p. 281-283)
  111. Care of Our Animals (p. 283-284)
  112. Old Cures (p. 285)
  113. Columbian Monastery (p. 285-286)
  114. Power of the Divine Office (p. 287)
  115. Kilmainham, Kells (p. 288)
  116. True Story (p. 289-290)
  117. Benefactors to Kells Church (p. 290-291)
  118. Old Houses (p. 292-293)
  119. Travelling Folk (p. 293-294)
  120. Luke the Colonel (p. 295)
  121. Lace Factory (p. 296)
  122. Souvenir of 1798 (p. 296-297)
  123. Kells Convent Schools (p. 298)
  124. Time of the Cholera in Kells (p. 299-300)
  125. Lore About Hens (p. 301)
Origin information
Kells, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 702, p. 143-301)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
narratives   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Columba, Saint, 521-597   linked data (viaf)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
May (Month)--Folklore
Animals--Folklore
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Jesus Christ--Family
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KellsCeanannasKellsKellsKells UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008967
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0702/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50089675>
Funding
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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