Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Munlough (school) (Munlough North, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher D. Brady.

Original reference: 0964/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Saint Mogue (p. 164-165)
  2. Shrine of Bell Of Moaedhog (p. 166)
  3. How Saint Mogue Baptised the Child (p. 167-168)
  4. Story of the Penal Times (p. 168-170)
  5. Four Kings of Lissanover (p. 170-171)
  6. Bard of Armagh (p. 172-173)
  7. Conall Cearnach (p. 173-174)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 174-175)
  9. Hidden Treasure (p. 176-177)
  10. Riddles (p. 177-180)
  11. Weather-Lore (p. 180-181)
  12. Local Heroes (p. 182-184)
  13. Local Happenings (p. 184-185)
  14. Severe Weather (p. 186-187)
  15. Local Crafts (p. 187-188)
  16. Bird-Lore (p. 188-190)
  17. Local Marriage Customs (p. 191-193)
  18. Famine Time (p. 194)
  19. Homemade Toys (p. 195)
  20. Signs and Omens (p. 196-199)
  21. Superstitions (p. 199-202)
  22. How People Lived Long Ago (p. 202-203)
  23. Old Utensils (p. 204)
  24. Cures (p. 205)
  25. Proverbs (p. 205-208)
  26. Cures (p. 209)
  27. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 210-212)
  28. Churning (p. 212-214)
  29. Prayers (p. 214-219)
  30. Wariors (p. 220-223)
  31. John Conn and Ned Flynn (p. 223-230)
  32. Paddy and the Giants (p. 230-236)
  33. Local Happenings (p. 236-238)
  34. There is a woman named Anne Martin in Meinaghan. (p. 238-239)
  35. One time there were people called Taylors. (p. 239-241)
  36. The chief idol long ago in Ireland was in Ballymagovern. (p. 242)
  37. One time there was a man out shooting. (p. 241-242)
  38. Lore on Certain Days (p. 243-244)
  39. Proverbs (p. 245-247)
  40. Famine Times (p. 244-245)
  41. Famous Schools (p. 248)
Origin information
Munlough North, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 964, p. 163-248)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Munlough NorthMionlach ThuaidhMunlough NorthTempleportTullyhawCavan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0964/2

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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