Lough Arrow

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lough Arrow (school) (Lough Arrow, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Cathal Ó Dubhghaill.

Original reference: 0182/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Gabháltas (p. 099)
  2. Neamhchothromacht an Tiarna Talún (p. 099)
  3. Scéal faoi Shantacht Tiarna Talún (p. 100-101)
  4. Ceangal a Bhí idir an Fheirm agus an an Pósadh (p. 101-102)
  5. Bainis Mhall Rua O' Reachtabhrach (p. 102-104)
  6. Na Seanchabáin Lathaí (p. 104-105)
  7. Carn Aoiligh (p. 105-106)
  8. Na Tornóga Bricí (p. 106-107)
  9. Pisreoga i dtaobh Oibre (p. 107-108)
  10. Scéalta - Dáréag Deartháireacha (p. 109-113)
  11. Ainmneacha Páirceanna (p. 114-117)
  12. Local Cures (p. 118)
  13. Local Cures (p. 119-120)
  14. Local Marriage Customs (p. 121-122)
  15. Hidden Treasures (p. 123-124)
  16. In the Penal Times (p. 125-126)
  17. Local Place Names (p. 127)
  18. Bird-Lore (p. 128-129)
  19. Lore of Certain Days (p. 130-131)
  20. Famine (p. 132-133)
  21. My Home District (p. 134-135)
  22. Our Holy Wells (p. 135-137)
  23. Herbs (p. 138)
  24. Churning (p. 139-140)
  25. Potato Crop (p. 141-142)
  26. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 142-143)
  27. Proverbs (p. 143-144)
  28. Food in Olden Times (p. 145-146)
  29. Landlord (p. 147-148)
  30. Local Ruins (p. 149-150)
  31. Funny Old Story (p. 151-152)
  32. Old Graveyards (p. 153-154)
  33. Clothes Made Locally (p. 155-156)
  34. Old Irish Tales (p. 157-158)
  35. Fianna Tale (p. 158-159)
  36. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 160-161)
  37. Local Monuments (p. 161-162)
  38. Buying and Selling (p. 162-163)
  39. Old Houses (p. 163-164)
  40. Historical Traditions (p. 164-166)
  41. Leipreachán (p. 166-168)
  42. Bread (p. 168-169)
  43. Care of the Feet (p. 170-171)
  44. Old Story (p. 171-174)
  45. Riddles (p. 174-176)
  46. Festival Customs (p. 176-178)
  47. Weather-Lore (p. 179-180)
  48. Old Schools (p. 181-182)
  49. Old Crafts (p. 183-184)
  50. Old Roads (p. 185-187)
  51. The cairn at Heapstown is the burial place of a chieftain he was named Olva Oliell. (p. 187-188)
  52. Old Roads (p. 189)
  53. Games I Play (p. 190-191)
  54. Games I Play (p. 191-192)
  55. Games I Play (p. 192-193)
  56. Games I Play (p. 194-195)
  57. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 196-197)
  58. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 197-200)
  59. Stories of Warriors (p. 201-202)
  60. Stories of Giants or Warriors (p. 203-204)
  61. Homemade Toys (p. 205)
  62. Homemade Toys (p. 206-207)
  63. Homemade Toys (p. 208-209)
Origin information
Lough Arrow, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 182, p. 98-209)
English  irish  
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Lough ArrowLoch ArbhachKilladoonTirerrillSligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0182/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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:47017415>
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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