Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilbeg (school) (Robertstown, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Aodh Ó Duibhgeannáin.

Original reference: 0709/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Proverbs (p. 135-136)
  2. Hallow Eve (p. 137)
  3. Little Christmas Day (p. 137-138)
  4. Easter Sunday (p. 139)
  5. Hallow Eve (p. 139)
  6. St Stephen's Day (p. 140)
  7. Easter Sunday (p. 141-142)
  8. Halloween (p. 143-145)
  9. Churning (p. 146-148)
  10. Churning (p. 149-151)
  11. Churning (p. 152-153)
  12. Composition (p. 154-156)
  13. Composition (p. 157-158)
  14. Dressmaking (p. 159-160)
  15. Clothes-Making (p. 161-162)
  16. Food in Olden Times (p. 163-164)
  17. Food in Olden Times (p. 165-166)
  18. Landlord (p. 167-168)
  19. Landlord (p. 169-170)
  20. Old Story (p. 171-172)
  21. Story (p. 173-175)
  22. Olden Football Matches (p. 176-178)
  23. Ganes (p. 179-181)
  24. Song (p. 182-184)
  25. Old Graves (p. 185-189)
  26. Old Houses (p. 189-192)
  27. Buying and Selling (p. 193-196)
  28. Old Ruins (p. 197-200)
  29. Old Ruins (p. 200-202)
  30. Religious Stories (p. 202-204)
  31. Religious Stories (p. 205-207)
  32. Old Graveyards (p. 207-209)
  33. Old Prayers (p. 210-214)
  34. Local Prayers (p. 215-212)
  35. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 213-217)
  36. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 217-220)
  37. Historical Tradition (p. 221-223)
  38. Historical Tradition (p. 223-225)
  39. Events in this Locality Long Ago (p. 228-226)
  40. Strange Animals (p. 226-230)
  41. Black and Tan Period in My Locality (p. 231-233)
Origin information
Robertstown, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 709, p. 133-233)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Epiphany   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
RobertstownBaile RiobairdRobertstownKilbegKells LowerMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0709/2

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 <>
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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