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Donore

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Donore (school) (Donore, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Maighréad Nic Eóin.

Original reference: 0682/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Stories (p. 001)
  2. Stories (p. 001)
  3. Stories (p. 002)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 002)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 003)
  6. Story (p. 003)
  7. Hidden Treasure (p. 004)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 004-005)
  9. It is believed by many people in this district, Oldbridge, that most of Mr Coddington's fields are enchanted. (p. 006)
  10. Hidden Treasure (p. 006-007)
  11. Once upon a time there lived in a little hut in the woods of Glenmore (Sheephouse, Drogheda) a very old woman. (p. 007-008)
  12. Stray Sod (p. 008)
  13. Collier the Robber (p. 009)
  14. Collier the Robber (p. 010)
  15. Prayers (p. 011)
  16. Prayers (p. 011)
  17. Prayers (p. 012)
  18. Prayers (p. 013)
  19. Prayers (p. 014)
  20. Prayers (p. 014)
  21. Prayers (p. 014)
  22. Prayers (p. 015)
  23. Prayers (p. 015)
  24. Weather-Lore (p. 017)
  25. Weather-Lore - Signs of Rain (p. 017-018)
  26. Signs of Rain (p. 019)
  27. Signs of Good Weather (p. 019)
  28. Signs of Good Weather (p. 019-020)
  29. Local Sayings About the Weather (p. 021)
  30. Storms (p. 022)
  31. Storms (p. 022)
  32. Long Period of Frost (p. 023)
  33. Local Riddle (p. 023)
  34. Local Heroes (p. 024)
  35. Local Heroes (p. 024)
  36. Local Heroes (p. 025)
  37. Local Heroes (p. 025)
  38. Local Heroes (p. 025)
  39. Penal Times (p. 026)
  40. Penal Times (p. 026)
  41. Penal Times (p. 027)
  42. Penal Times (p. 027)
  43. Penal Times (p. 027)
  44. Penal Times (p. 028)
  45. Penal Times (p. 028)
  46. Hedge Schools (p. 029)
  47. Hedge Schools (p. 029)
  48. Local Crafts (p. 030)
  49. Local Crafts (p. 030)
  50. Local Crafts (p. 031)
  51. Local Crafts (p. 031)
  52. Local Crafts (p. 032)
  53. Local Crafts (p. 032)
  54. Local Crafts - Pellic-Making (p. 032-033)
  55. Place Names - Fields - The Leganassy (p. 034)
  56. Place Names - Fields - The Lab Field (p. 034)
  57. Place Names - Fields - The Sraith (p. 034)
  58. Place Names - Fields - The Boyne Meadow (p. 034)
  59. Place Names - Fields - The Gruggins (p. 035)
  60. Place Names - Fields - The Big Field (p. 035)
  61. Place Names - Fields - The Lime Kiln Field (p. 035)
  62. Place Names - Fields - Corn Hill (p. 035)
  63. Place Names - Fields - The Furry Field (p. 036)
  64. Place Names - Fields - The Bleach Field (p. 036)
  65. Place Names - Fields - The Soft Field (p. 036)
  66. Place Names - Fields - The Round Crock Field (p. 036)
  67. Place Names - Fields - The Round Crock Field (p. 036)
  68. Place Names - Fields - The Red House Field (p. 036)
  69. Place Names - Fields - Poll-a-Much (p. 037)
  70. Place Names - Fields - The Grannseach (p. 037)
  71. Place Names - Fields - The Glen Rayva (p. 037)
  72. Place Names - Fields - The Glen Kayveen (p. 037)
  73. Place Names - Fields - The Bollies (p. 037)
  74. Place Names - The Lazy Hills (p. 037)
  75. Place Names - Fields - The Nunnery Field (p. 038)
  76. Place Names - Fields - The Gallagh (p. 038)
  77. Place Names - Fields - The Hanging Field (p. 038)
  78. Place Names - Fields - The Lots (p. 038)
  79. Place Names - Roads (p. 039)
  80. Place Names - Roads (p. 039)
  81. Place Names - Roads (p. 039)
  82. Place Names (p. 039)
  83. Place Names - Roads (p. 040)
  84. Place Names - Roads (p. 040)
  85. Place Names - Wells - Tobarsamanna (p. 041)
  86. Place Names - Wells - Tobar na Much (p. 041)
  87. Place Names - Tobar Finn (p. 041)
  88. Place Names - Pools (p. 041)
  89. Place Names - Pools (p. 041)
  90. Place Names - Pools (p. 042)
  91. Place Names - Pools (p. 042)
  92. Place Names - Pools (p. 042)
  93. Rocks (p. 043)
  94. Rocks (p. 043-044)
  95. The Sgrathal River rises in the hill of Realtóg near Navan and flows into the Boyne at Roughgrange. (p. 045)
  96. Townlands (p. 046)
  97. Cures (p. 047)
  98. Cures (p. 047)
  99. Cures (p. 047)
  100. Cures (p. 047)
  101. Cures (p. 047)
  102. Cures (p. 048)
  103. Cures (p. 048)
  104. Cures (p. 048)
  105. Cures (p. 048)
  106. Cures (p. 048)
  107. Cures - A Cure for a Cough (p. 049)
  108. Cures - Another Cure for a Cough (p. 049)
  109. Cures - Another Cure for a Cough (p. 049)
  110. Cures - Another Cure for a Cough (p. 050)
  111. Cures - A Cure for Ringworm (p. 050)
  112. Cures - A Cure for Pain in the Ear (p. 050)
  113. Cures - A Cure for Chilblains (p. 050)
  114. Cures - To Cure a Sprain (p. 051)
  115. Cures - A Cure for Boils (p. 051)
  116. Cures - A Cure for a Blast (p. 051)
  117. Cures - To Relieve a Sprain (p. 051)
  118. Cures - A Burn (p. 052)
  119. Cures - Boils (p. 052)
  120. Cures - Another Cure for a Burn (p. 052)
  121. Cures - Another Cure for a Boil (p. 052)
  122. Cures - Sore Feet (p. 053)
  123. Cures - Sore Eyes (p. 053)
  124. Cures - A Stye on the Eye (p. 053)
  125. Cures - Sore Mouth (p. 053)
  126. Cures - Jaundice (p. 054)
  127. Cures - Warts (p. 054)
  128. Cures - Rheumatism (p. 054)
  129. Cures - Whitlow (p. 054)
  130. My Home District (p. 055-056)
  131. Story about King James II (p. 057)
  132. Story of Schomberg (p. 057)
  133. My Home District (p. 058-059)
  134. My Home District (p. 060-062)
  135. My Home District (p. 063)
  136. My Home District (p. 064)
  137. My Home District (p. 065)
  138. My Home District (p. 066)
  139. My Home District (p. 067)
  140. Local Poets (p. 069)
  141. Judgement Day (p. 070-075)
  142. Glen of Mornington (p. 076-078)
  143. Platten Hall (p. 078-079)
  144. Festival Customs - St. Stephen's Day (p. 080)
  145. Festival Customs - May Eve (p. 081)
  146. Festival Customs - Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Night (p. 081)
  147. Festival Customs - Hallow Eve (p. 082)
  148. Festival Customs - Hallow Eve (p. 082)
  149. Festival Customs - Hallow Eve (p. 083)
  150. Festival Customs - Hallow Eve (p. 083)
  151. Festival Customs - Ash Wednesday (p. 084)
  152. Festival Customs - Easter Saturday (p. 084)
  153. Festival Customs - Easter Sunday (p. 084)
  154. Festival Customs - Bonfire Night (p. 085)
  155. Festival Customs - St Patrick's Day (p. 085)
  156. Festival Customs - Shrove Tuesday (p. 086)
  157. Famine Times (p. 087-088)
  158. Famine Times (p. 089)
  159. Famine Times (p. 090)
  160. Local Landlord (p. 091)
  161. Local Landlord (p. 092)
  162. Doggett Family of Tubberfinn (p. 093-094)
  163. Father Chirstopher Doggett (p. 095)
  164. Ethnographic (p. 097-098)
  165. Focla Gaeilge atá in Úsáid Fós i mBéal na mBéarlóirí san gCeantar Seo (p. 099)
  166. Focla Gaeilge atá in Úsáid Fós san gCeantar Seo (p. 100)
  167. Focla Gaeilge atá in Úsáid Fós san gCeantar Seo (p. 101)
  168. Focla Gaeilge atá in Úsáid Fós san gCeantar Seo (p. 102)
  169. Focla Gaeilge atá in Úsáid san gCeantar Seo (p. 103)
  170. Focla Gaeilge atá in Úsáid Fós i mBéal na mBéarlóirí san gCeantar Seo (p. 104)
  171. Churches (p. 106)
  172. Churchyards (p. 107)
  173. Churchyards (p. 108)
  174. Churchyards (p. 109)
  175. Churchyards (p. 110)
  176. Dead House (p. 110-111)
  177. Food in Olden Times (p. 112)
  178. Food in Olden Times (p. 113)
  179. Food in Olden Times (p. 114)
  180. Food in Olden Times (p. 115)
  181. Food in Olden Times (p. 115)
  182. Churns and Churning (p. 116)
  183. Churns and Churning (p. 117)
  184. Churns and Churning (p. 118)
  185. Herbs and Weeds (p. 119-120)
  186. Herbs and Weeds (p. 121)
  187. Herbs and Weeds (p. 122)
  188. Herbs and Weeds (p. 123)
  189. Agricultural Implements and Household Utensils (p. 124)
  190. Agricultural Implements and Household Utensils (p. 125-126)
  191. Agricultural Implements (p. 127)
  192. Old Furniture and Household Utensils (p. 128)
  193. Old Furniture and Household Utensils (p. 128)
  194. Old Furniture and Household Utensils (p. 128)
  195. Old Furniture and Household Utensils (p. 128)
  196. Old Furniture and Household Utensils (p. 129)
  197. People long ago used to gather the sheeps' wool from the bushes and wash it and bleach it. (p. 130)
  198. Household Utensils (p. 130)
  199. Old Village of Oldbridge (p. 131)
  200. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 132)
  201. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 133)
  202. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 133)
  203. Old Mills (p. 134)
  204. Old Mills (p. 134)
  205. Bird-Lore (p. 135-136)
  206. Robin - A Story (p. 137)
  207. Magpie - A Story (p. 137)
  208. How Beggars Were Treated (p. 138)
  209. How Beggars Were Treated (p. 138)
  210. How Beggars Were Treated (p. 139)
  211. Things Thought Unlucky (p. 140-141)
  212. Things Said to be Lucky (p. 141-142)
  213. Unlucky Omens (p. 143)
  214. Lucky Omens (p. 143-144)
  215. Old Customs (p. 145)
  216. Teachers - Donore Parish (p. 146)
  217. Priests Who Laboured in Donore Parish (p. 147)
Origin information
Donore, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 682, p. 1a-147)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
narratives   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Cough   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Earache   linked data (lcsh)
Chilblains   linked data (lcsh)
Sprains   linked data (lcsh)
Furuncle   linked data (lcsh)
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Eye--Diseases
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Jaundice   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Rheumatism   linked data (lcsh)
Felon (Disease)   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Ash Wednesday   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DonoreDún UabhairDonoreDonoreDuleek LowerMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008892
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0682/1

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50088925>
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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