Druim an Easbuig

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Druim an Easbuig (school) (Drumanespick, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Á. Ní Dhálaigh.

Original reference: 1010/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Jimmie of Grousehall (p. 169-171)
  2. Farewell to Greaghlough (p. 172-173)
  3. Cormac Clarke (p. 174-176)
  4. Riddles (p. 177-193)
  5. Food in Olden Days (p. 194-196)
  6. Bread (p. 197-198)
  7. Bread (p. 198-199)
  8. Potato Crop (p. 200)
  9. Potato Crop (p. 201-202)
  10. Potato Crop (p. 202-203)
  11. Festival Customs (p. 204-206)
  12. Local Place Names (p. 207-209)
  13. True Story (p. 210-213)
  14. Story (p. 214)
  15. Story (p. 215)
  16. Funny Story (p. 216-217)
  17. Story (p. 218-219)
  18. Local Cures (p. 220-223)
  19. Weather-Lore (p. 224-226)
  20. Marriage Customs (p. 227-229)
  21. Old Houses (p. 230-231)
  22. Local Fairs (p. 232-233)
  23. Local Heroes (p. 234-236)
  24. Above article was used for trimming a resin candle. (p. 237-239)
  25. My Home District (p. 241-242)
  26. Games I Play (p. 243-244)
  27. Games I Play (p. 245-247)
  28. Games I Play (p. 247-248)
  29. Irish Words Used in Everyday Conversation (p. 249-250)
  30. How Farm Animals and Birds Are Called in this District (p. 251)
  31. Measurements (p. 252)
  32. Old Prayers (p. 253-255)
  33. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 256-257)
  34. Bird-Lore (p. 258-262)
  35. Weeds and Herbs (p. 263-265)
  36. Local Roads (p. 266)
  37. Stray Sod (p. 267)
  38. St Patrick and the Rush (p. 267)
  39. Mass Rock (p. 268)
  40. Flax (p. 268-269)
  41. Saint Brigid's Cross (p. 270)
  42. Travelling Folk (p. 271)
  43. Care of the Feet (p. 272)
  44. Old Sayings (p. 273-279)
  45. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 280)
  46. Severe Storms (p. 281)
  47. Drumanespick Old School (p. 282-283)
  48. Old Crafts (p. 284-285)
  49. Old Crafts (p. 285-287)
  50. Old Crafts (p. 287-288)
  51. Old Crafts (p. 288)
  52. Old Crafts (p. 289)
  53. Old Crafts (p. 290)
  54. Lore of Certain Days (p. 291)
  55. Lore of Certain Days (p. 292)
  56. Homemade Toys (p. 293-294)
  57. Hidden Treasure (p. 295)
  58. Hidden Treasure (p. 295-296)
  59. Local Forge (p. 297-298)
  60. Churning (p. 299-300)
  61. Landlord (p. 301-302)
  62. Fairy Forts (p. 303)
  63. Thatching Fork (p. 304)
Origin information
Drumanespick, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1010, p. 169a-304)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
animal calls   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumanespickDroim an EaspaigDrumanespickBailieboroughClankeeCavan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1010/2

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50708175>
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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