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Oldcastle (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Oldcastle (C.) (school) (Oldcastle, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire D. Ní Nualláin.

Original reference: 0716/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 002-004)
  2. Ainmneacha na bPáirceanna (p. 005-009)
  3. Herbs (p. 010-012)
  4. Our Holy Wells (p. 013-015)
  5. Lough Red (p. 015-016)
  6. Weather-Lore (p. 017-019)
  7. Local Heroes (p. 020-022)
  8. Local Poets (p. 023-024)
  9. Selection of Martin's Poems - My Summer Days are Over (p. 025-026)
  10. Lovely Jane (p. 027-029)
  11. Negro's Complaint (p. 030-032)
  12. Tír na nÓg (p. 033)
  13. Home I Left Behind (p. 034-035)
  14. Epistle to Mr E. M. (p. 036-039)
  15. Dream Youth (p. 040-041)
  16. My Once Happy Home (p. 042-044)
  17. How James Martin Became a Poet (p. 045-046)
  18. Bridge of Finea (p. 047-051)
  19. Charles Graham Halpine (p. 052)
  20. Hill of Killenarden by Charles Graham Halpine (p. 053-054)
  21. O Lady of Kinsa by Charles Graham Halpine (p. 055-056)
  22. Fennor (p. 057)
  23. Graves in Ballinvally (p. 058)
  24. Old Schools (p. 059-061)
  25. Prayers (p. 062-070)
  26. Proverbs (p. 071-079)
  27. Noted Local Basket-Maker (p. 080)
  28. Local Wool-Spinner (p. 081)
  29. John Fox - The Candle-Maker (p. 082)
  30. William Givney - Basket-Maker (p. 083)
  31. Kate Growney - Wool-Spinner (p. 084)
  32. Mary Reilly - Broom-Maker (p. 085)
  33. Michael Lynch - Basket-Maker (p. 086)
  34. Ned Connell of Moylough - The Cooper (p. 087)
  35. Stray Sod of Ballinvalley (p. 088-089)
  36. Stray Sod of Fennor (p. 090-091)
  37. House Built on a Fairy Pass (p. 092-093)
  38. Haunted House of Summerbank (p. 094)
  39. Haunted House of Summerbank (p. 095)
  40. Story of Lough Red (p. 096)
  41. Story of Cairn Bawn (p. 097)
  42. Ghost Story of Ballineal (p. 098)
  43. Green Sod of Rath (p. 099-100)
  44. Haunted House (p. 100-101)
  45. Games Played in the District (p. 102-103)
  46. Method of Playing Games (p. 104-111)
  47. Old Sayings - Showing Comparisons (p. 112-114)
  48. Nicknames (p. 115-118)
  49. Potato Crop (p. 119-124)
  50. Fourpenny Bit (p. 125)
  51. List of Weeds Growing in the District (p. 126)
  52. Local Marriage Customs (p. 127-133)
  53. List of Toys Made by the Children of the District (p. 134)
  54. Homemade Doll or Golliwog (p. 135)
  55. Flower-Making (p. 136)
  56. Homemade Doll (p. 137)
  57. Coloured Wool-Ball (p. 138)
  58. George III Token (p. 139)
  59. A Noggin (p. 140)
  60. Willow Pattern Dish (p. 141)
  61. Clock (p. 141)
  62. Story (p. 142-143)
Origin information
Oldcastle, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 716, p. 1-143)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
School location
OldcastleAn SeanchaisleánOldcastleOldcastleForeMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009014
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0716/1

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:50090145>
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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