Uragh (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Uragh (B.) (school) (Uragh, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Ó Connachtáin.

Original reference: 0968/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Clann Mhic Shamhradáin (p. 196-198)
  2. History of the Clan (p. 199-200)
  3. Sub-Septs of the McGovern Clan - O'Droms, O'Dolans and MacHughs (p. 201-204)
  4. History of the McGovern Clan during the Plantation of Ulster (p. 205-206)
  5. O Donavan's Notes on Fermanagh (p. 207-211)
  6. Stories Told Locally (p. 212-215)
  7. Paddy the Irishman (p. 216)
  8. Poor Workman (p. 217)
  9. Funny Story (p. 218)
  10. Funny Story (p. 218)
  11. Religious History (p. 219-222)
  12. Local Cures (p. 223-226)
  13. Legendary Tales (p. 227-234)
  14. Local Riddles (p. 235-242)
  15. Local Happenings (p. 243-246)
  16. Weather-Lore (p. 246-248)
  17. Marriage Customs (p. 248-249)
  18. Local Forges (p. 249-250)
  19. Food in Olden Times (p. 250-251)
  20. Local Churning (p. 251-252)
  21. Hedge-Schools (p. 252-253)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 254)
  23. Local Cures (p. 255)
  24. Care of the Feet (p. 256-257)
  25. Bread (p. 258)
  26. Landlord (p. 259)
  27. Potato Crop (p. 260)
  28. Bird-Lore (p. 261)
  29. Travelling Folk (p. 262-263)
  30. Old Crafts (p. 263-264)
  31. Games I Play (p. 265-266)
  32. Funny Stories (p. 267)
  33. Famine Times (p. 268)
  34. Severe Weather (p. 269)
  35. Festival Customs (p. 270)
  36. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 271)
  37. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 272)
  38. Local Ruins (p. 273)
  39. My Home District (p. 274)
  40. Homemade Toys (p. 275)
  41. Local Heroes (p. 276)
  42. Hidden Treasure (p. 277)
  43. Penal Times (p. 278)
  44. Herbs (p. 279)
  45. Local Monuments (p. 280)
  46. Collection of Prayers (p. 281)
  47. Local Poets (p. 282-283)
  48. Local Patron Saint (p. 284)
  49. Old Irish Tales (p. 285)
  50. Buying and Selling (p. 286)
  51. Old Houses (p. 287)
  52. Local Poets (p. 288)
  53. Lore of Certain Days (p. 289)
Origin information
Uragh, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 968, p. 195-289)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0968/4

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50448025>
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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