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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gartbratten (school) (Gartbrattan, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Miss W. Price.

Original reference: 0976/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Ghost Story (p. 249-250)
  2. Local Cemeteries (p. 250-251)
  3. Potato Crop (p. 252-253)
  4. Trinity Abbey (p. 254-255)
  5. Marriage Customs (p. 256-258)
  6. Cures (p. 258-260)
  7. Churning (p. 260-261)
  8. Games I Play (p. 262-263)
  9. Homemade Toys (p. 264)
  10. Composition (p. 265)
  11. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 266-267)
  12. Homemade Bread (p. 268)
  13. Old Houses (p. 269-270)
  14. Herbs (p. 271-272)
  15. Local Forges (p. 273)
  16. Old Story (p. 274)
  17. Old Customs (p. 275-276)
  18. Ancient Custom on St Stephen's Day (p. 277)
  19. Local Landlords (p. 278)
  20. Easter Sunday Custom (p. 279-280)
  21. Local Fairs (p. 281-282)
Origin information
Gartbrattan, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 976, p. 247-282)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GartbrattanGartbrattanKilmoreLoughtee UpperCavan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0976/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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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