Imleach Neachtain

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Imleach Neachtain (school) (Emlaghnaghtan, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ml. Ó Casaide.

Original reference: 0184/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 0323-0324)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 0325-0327)
  3. My Home District (p. 0328-0329)
  4. Holy Family (p. 0330-0331)
  5. Hedge-School (p. 0332-0333)
  6. Fairy Forts (p. 0334-0336)
  7. Games I Play (p. 0337-0338)
  8. Funny Story (p. 0339-0341)
  9. Landlord (p. 0342-0343)
  10. Old Crafts - How a Creel is Made (p. 0344-0345)
  11. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 0346-0347)
  12. Local Happenings - An Epidemic (p. 0348-0349)
  13. Famine Times (p. 0350-0351)
  14. Local Happenings (p. 0352-0353)
  15. My Townland (p. 0354-0355)
  16. Festival Customs (p. 0356-0357)
  17. Local Fairs (p. 0358-0359)
  18. Preparing of the Ground for the Potato Crop (p. 0360-0361)
  19. Severe Weather (p. 0362-0364)
  20. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 0365-0366)
  21. Proverbs (p. 0367-0371)
  22. Clothes Made Locally (p. 0372-0373)
  23. St Brigid's Day (p. 0374-0375)
  24. Bird-Lore (p. 0376-0377)
  25. Potato Crop (p. 0378-0379)
  26. Lore of Certain Days (p. 0380-0381)
  27. Local Forge (p. 0382-0383)
  28. Our Churn (p. 0384-0386)
  29. Halloween (p. 0387-0388)
  30. Local Heroes - Great Walkers (p. 0389-0390)
  31. Weather-Lore (p. 0391-0392)
  32. Local Place Names (p. 0393-0394)
  33. Buying and Selling (p. 0395-0396)
  34. Local Monuments (p. 0397-0398)
  35. Halloween (p. 0399-0400)
  36. Food in the Olden Times (p. 0401-0402)
  37. Herbs (p. 0403-0404)
  38. Oisin (p. 0405-0407)
  39. Feast-Day (p. 0408-0409)
  40. Local Roads (p. 0410-0411)
  41. Bread (p. 0412-0413)
  42. Care of Our Farms Animals (p. 0414-0416)
  43. Historical Tradition (p. 0417-0418)
  44. Local Marriage Customs (p. 0419-0420)
  45. Strange Animals (p. 0421-0422)
  46. Local Cures (p. 0423-0425)
  47. Collection of Prayers (p. 0426-0428)
  48. Leipreachan (p. 0429-0430)
  49. Riddles (p. 0431-0432)
  50. Old Story (p. 0433-0435)
  51. Old Graveyards (p. 0436-0437)
  52. Old Houses (p. 0438-0439)
  53. Care of Our Feet (p. 0440-0442)
  54. Local Ruins (p. 0443-0444)
  55. Travelling Folk (p. 0445-0446)
  56. Local Place Names (p. 0447-0449)
  57. St Stephen's Day (p. 0450-0451)
  58. How Cuchulainn Got His Name (p. 0452-0453)
  59. Strong Men and Good Workers (p. 0454-0456)
  60. Homemade Toys (p. 0457-0459)
Origin information
Emlaghnaghtan, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 184, p. 323-687)
Treasure troves--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Jesus Christ--Family
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
School location
EmlaghnaghtanImleach NeachtainEmlaghnaghtanEmlaghfadCorranSligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0184/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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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