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Gortnasilla

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gortnasilla (school) (Gortnasillagh East, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Thomas Mc Loughlin.

Original reference: 0205/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Hidden Treasures (p. 073)
  2. Funny Story (p. 074-075)
  3. Riddles (p. 076)
  4. Bird-Lore (p. 077-078)
  5. Folklore - Local Cures (p. 079-080)
  6. Local Cures (p. 080-081)
  7. Local Marriage Customs (p. 082-083)
  8. Local Marriage Customs and Strawboys (p. 083-084)
  9. Local Marriage Customs and Strawboys (p. 084-085)
  10. My Home District (p. 085-086)
  11. My Home District (p. 087)
  12. Holy Wells (p. 088)
  13. Holy Wells (p. 089)
  14. Folklore - The Potato Crop (p. 090)
  15. Folklore - Care of Potato Crop during Summer Months (p. 091)
  16. Care of Potato Crop during Summer Months (p. 092)
  17. Folklore - Games I Play (p. 093-094)
  18. Folklore - Games I Play (p. 094-095)
  19. Folklore - Churning (p. 096-097)
  20. Folklore - Churning (p. 098)
  21. Folklore - Churning (p. 099)
  22. Folklore - Churning (p. 100-101)
  23. Folklore - Care of the Feet (p. 101-102)
  24. Folklore - Care of the Feet (p. 102)
  25. Folklore - Care of the Feet (p. 103)
  26. Folklore - The Local Forge (p. 104)
  27. Folklore - Local Forge (p. 105)
  28. Folklore (p. 106)
  29. Folklore - The Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 107)
  30. Folklore - The Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 108-109)
  31. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 109-110)
  32. Folklore - Proverbs (p. 111-112)
  33. Herbs (p. 113)
  34. Herbs (p. 114)
  35. Folklore - Clothes Made Locally (p. 115)
  36. Folklore - Clothes Made Locally (p. 116-117)
  37. Folklore - The Local Roads (p. 118)
  38. Folklore - The Local Roads (p. 119)
  39. Homemade Toys (p. 120)
  40. Homemade Toys (p. 121)
  41. Folklore - Local Place Names (p. 122)
  42. Folklore - Local Place Names (p. 123)
  43. Old Crafts - Thatching (p. 124)
  44. Basket-Making - Old Crafts (p. 125)
  45. Old Crafts - A Lime-Kiln (p. 126)
  46. Old Crafts (p. 127-128)
  47. Folklore - The Local Fairs (p. 129)
  48. Folklore - The Local Fairs (p. 130)
  49. Folklore - The Local Fairs (p. 131)
  50. Girl who Strayed from Her Home (p. 132)
  51. Folklore - Travelling Folk (p. 133)
  52. Folklore - Travelling Folk (p. 134)
  53. Folklore - The Landlord (p. 135)
  54. Folklore - Landlords (p. 136)
  55. Folklore - The Landlord (p. 137)
  56. Folklore - Food in Olden Times (p. 138)
  57. Folklore - Food in Olden Times (p. 139-140)
  58. Folklore - Food in Olden Times (p. 141)
  59. Folklore - A Song - The Hills above the Town (p. 142-144)
  60. Folklore - A Song - Michael Clinton (p. 145-146)
  61. Folklore - A Song - Tom Gilheaney of Drumkeeran (p. 147-156)
  62. Folklore - Buying and Selling (p. 157-158)
  63. Folklore - Buying and Selling (p. 159-160)
  64. Folklore - Old Houses (p. 161-162)
  65. Folklore - Old Houses (p. 163)
  66. Folklore - Old Graveyards (p. 164-166)
  67. Folklore - A Story of Father Garret (p. 167-168)
Origin information
Gortnasillagh East, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 205, p. 71-168)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
Gortnasillagh EastGort na Saileach ThoirGortnasillagh EastInishmagrathDrumahaireLeitrim
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4605940
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0205/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim 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:46059405>
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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