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Breac-Cluain

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Breac-Cluain (school) (Brackloon, Co. Mayo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seosamh Ó Meachair.

Original reference: 0138/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Mayo schools

  1. Ethnographic (p. 343)
  2. Historic (p. 345-346)
  3. Without title (p. 347)
  4. Story (p. 348)
  5. Proverbs, Rhymes and Riddles (p. 349-360)
  6. Poets, Harpers, Pipers (p. 351)
  7. Stars (p. 352)
  8. Names Adopted into English (p. 353)
  9. Historic (p. 355-358)
  10. Ethnographic (p. 359)
  11. Hidden Treasure (p. 435)
  12. Hidden Treasure (p. 435-436)
  13. Weather-Lore (p. 437)
  14. Local Heroes (p. 438)
  15. Local Happenings (p. 439)
  16. Severe Weather (p. 440)
  17. Old Crafts (p. 441a)
  18. Marriage Customs (p. 441b-445)
  19. Penal Times (p. 442)
  20. Local Place Names (p. 443-444)
  21. Bird-Lore (p. 446-447)
  22. Homemade Toys (p. 448)
  23. Local Cures (p. 449-450)
  24. Lore of Certain Days (p. 451)
  25. Travelling Folk (p. 452-453)
  26. Fairy Forts (p. 454-455)
  27. Poets (p. 456)
  28. Famine Times (p. 457)
  29. Games I Play (p. 458-460)
  30. Local Roads (p. 461)
  31. My Home District (p. 462-463)
  32. Our Holy Wells (p. 464)
  33. Herbs (p. 465-466)
  34. Potato Crop (p. 467)
  35. Proverbs (p. 468-471)
  36. Story (p. 469)
  37. Festival Customs (p. 473-475)
  38. Care of Farm Animals (p. 475-476)
  39. Churning (p. 477-478)
  40. Care of Feet (p. 479)
  41. Local Forge (p. 480)
  42. Clothes Made Locally (p. 481)
  43. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 482)
  44. Patron Saint (p. 483-484)
  45. Local Fairs (p. 485-486)
  46. Food in Olden Times (p. 487)
  47. Hurling and Football (p. 488)
  48. Old Story (p. 489)
  49. One winter's night as Finn was sitting in his tent... (p. 490)
  50. Long ago a giant... (p. 490-491)
  51. Story (p. 492)
  52. Song - Tragic Occurrence at Loch Coggeen - December 20 1896 (p. 493-494)
  53. Local Monuments (p. 495)
  54. Local Bread (p. 496-497)
  55. Cloona Grand Buildings (p. 498-500)
  56. Buying and Selling (p. 501)
  57. Old Houses (p. 502)
  58. Giants and Warriors (p. 503-504)
  59. Leipreachan and Mermaid (p. 505)
  60. Mermaid (p. 505-506)
  61. Religious Stories (p. 507)
  62. Story (p. 507)
  63. Old Graveyards (p. 508)
  64. Collection of Prayers (p. 509)
  65. Toil Dé indiu... (p. 510)
  66. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 511-512)
  67. Historical Tradition (p. 513)
  68. Strange Animals (p. 514)
Origin information
Brackloon, Co. Mayo
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 138, p. 341-514)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Mayo (County)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Poverty--Ireland
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Birds--Folklore
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Giants--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BrackloonBreac-chluainBrackloonAghagowerMurriskMayo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4428021
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0138/6

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Mayo 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:44280215>
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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