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Ballyjamesduff Convent

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballyjamesduff Convent (school) (Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr. Mary Theresa.

Original reference: 0996/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Forts around Ballyjamesduff (p. 301-304)
  2. Forts around Ballyjamesduff (p. 305-306)
  3. Forts around Ballyjamesduff (p. 307)
  4. Long ago there lived in the town of Ballyjamesduff two cobblers named Humpy McCabe and Humpy Gleeson. (p. 308)
  5. Ballyjamesduff is the name of our district. (p. 309-311)
  6. There is a fort in Druminbawn. (p. 312)
  7. The Fort in Moodogue is owned by my Grannie, Mrs Conway. (p. 313-314)
  8. Long ago before St. Patrick came to Ireland there were many different races in our country such as The Parthalonians, Fir Bolg and Tuatha Danann. (p. 315-316)
  9. The Clifferna Fort is situated two miles from Grousehall. (p. 317)
  10. This fort is very beautiful being situated on a very high hill where it commands a great view. (p. 318-319)
  11. There are Fairy Forts in the district one in Claudia, one in Carnin, one in Ramonan, and one in Derrylea. (p. 320-321)
  12. There are a number of Forts in the locality in which I live. (p. 322-323)
  13. There is a fort in the townland of Carnin in the Parish of Castlerahan in the Barony of Castlerahan in the County of Cavan. (p. 324)
  14. In the townland of Gart in the Parish of Castlerahan and the Barony of Castlerahan and County of Cavan there is a Fort. (p. 325-326)
  15. Forts were first built by the Danes who used them to protect themselves from the wild animals. (p. 327)
  16. The fort in Ballyjamesduff district is Ramonan, in the parish of Castlerahan. (p. 328-329)
  17. In the townland where I live there is a fort. (p. 330-332)
  18. The most important fort around this district is a large one situated in the centre of Castlerahan. (p. 333-334)
  19. It is said that funny fairy people lived in them. (p. 335)
  20. There is a fort in Drumina in the Parish of Lurgan Co Cavan. (p. 336-337)
  21. There are three forts in the parish of Lavey, in Co Cavan. (p. 338-339)
  22. Ruins (p. 340-342)
  23. Ruins (p. 343-344)
  24. Ruins (p. 345)
  25. Saint Fechin (p. 346)
  26. Ruins (p. 347)
  27. Cures (p. 348)
  28. Ruins (p. 349-350)
  29. Ruins (p. 351)
  30. Ruins (p. 352-353)
  31. Ruins (p. 354)
  32. Local Ruins (p. 355)
  33. Local Ruins (p. 356)
  34. Hidden Treasure (p. 357-358)
  35. Hidden Treasures (p. 359)
  36. There is an old ruin in Lurgan which was a hundred years ago the Parish Chapel in Lurgan. (p. 360)
  37. Ruins (p. 361)
  38. Ruins (p. 362)
  39. Ruins (p. 363)
  40. Cures (p. 364-365)
  41. Cures (p. 366)
  42. Ruins (p. 367)
  43. Cures (p. 368)
  44. Cures (p. 369)
  45. Cures (p. 370)
  46. Cures (p. 371-372)
  47. Local Cures (p. 373-374)
  48. Local Cures (p. 375)
  49. Local Cures - Cure of the Rose (p. 376)
  50. Local Cures (p. 376)
  51. Local Cures (p. 377)
  52. Local Cures (p. 378)
  53. Local Cures (p. 379-380)
  54. Cures (p. 380-381)
  55. Cures (p. 381-382)
  56. Cures (p. 382-383)
  57. Weather-Lore (p. 383)
  58. Weather-Lore (p. 384)
  59. Weather-Lore (p. 385)
  60. Weather-Lore (p. 386)
  61. Weather-Lore (p. 387)
  62. Weather-Lore (p. 388)
  63. Weather-Lore (p. 389)
  64. Weather-Lore (p. 390)
  65. Weather-Lore (p. 391)
  66. Weather-Lore (p. 392)
  67. Weather-Lore (p. 393)
  68. Weather-Lore (p. 394)
  69. Weather-Lore (p. 395)
  70. Weather-Lore (p. 395)
  71. Weather-Lore (p. 396)
  72. Weather-Lore (p. 397)
  73. Hidden Treasures (p. 398)
  74. Superstitions (p. 399)
  75. Old Prayers (p. 400)
  76. Leprechauns (p. 400-401)
  77. Holy Wells (p. 402)
  78. Good People (p. 403-404)
  79. Graveyard (p. 405)
  80. Superstitions (p. 406-408)
  81. Hidden Treasures (p. 409a-409)
  82. Local Saint (p. 410)
  83. Olden Times (p. 410-411)
  84. Ghost Stories (p. 411-412)
  85. Holy Wells (p. 412)
  86. Hidden Treasure (p. 413-414)
  87. Marriages (p. 414-415)
  88. Old Schools (p. 416-417)
  89. Landlords (p. 417-418)
  90. Old Crafts (p. 418-420)
  91. Hidden Treasure (p. 421)
  92. Superstitious Beliefs (p. 421)
  93. Hedge-Schools (p. 422)
  94. Funny Story (p. 423-424)
  95. Local Place Names (p. 425-426)
  96. Folklore (p. 427)
  97. Old Marriage Customs (p. 428-429)
  98. Local Heroes (p. 429-431)
  99. Funny Story (p. 431-432)
  100. Local Marriage Customs (p. 433)
  101. Old Houses (p. 433-434)
  102. Superstition (p. 435)
  103. Marriage Customs (p. 436)
  104. Hidden Treasure (p. 437-438)
  105. Holy Wells (p. 438-439)
  106. My Home District (p. 439-440)
  107. Superstitions (p. 440-441)
  108. Prayers (p. 442)
  109. Old Beliefs (p. 442-443)
  110. Hedge-Schools (p. 443-444)
  111. Old Coin (p. 444-445)
  112. My Home District (p. 446-447)
  113. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 447-448)
  114. Hidden Treasure (p. 448-450)
  115. Big Wind (p. 450-451)
  116. Proverbs (p. 452)
  117. Holy Wells (p. 452-453)
  118. Superstitons (p. 453-454)
  119. Superstitions (p. 455-456)
  120. Big Wind (p. 457)
  121. Old Schools (p. 457)
  122. Hidden Treasures (p. 457-458)
  123. Old Graveyard (p. 459)
  124. Riddles (p. 460)
  125. Superstitions (p. 460-461)
  126. Hidden Treasures (p. 462-463)
  127. Churning (p. 463-464)
  128. Superstitions (p. 464-465)
  129. Old Objects (p. 465-466)
  130. Old Coin (p. 467a-467)
  131. Candlestick (p. 467-468)
Origin information
Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 996, p. 300-468)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dwellings--Folklore
Winds--Folklore
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallyjamesduffBaile Shéamais DhuibhBallyjamesduffCastlerahanCastlerahanCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5096100
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0996/3

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:50961005>
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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