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Abbeytown Convent N.S.

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Abbeytown Convent N.S. (school) (Boyle, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr. M. Columbanus.

Original reference: 0235/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Pisreoga (p. 125-126)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 127-129)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 133-135)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 135-136)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 137-138)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 138-140)
  7. Funny Stories (p. 141-143)
  8. Funny Stories (p. 143-144)
  9. Funny Stories (p. 145-146)
  10. Funny Stories (p. 146-147)
  11. Riddles (p. 148-152)
  12. Marriage Customs (p. 153-155)
  13. Home Cures (p. 156-158)
  14. Old Ruin (p. 159-163)
  15. Old Ruin (p. 163-165)
  16. Old Forts (p. 165-168)
  17. Old Forts (p. 168-169)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 170-173)
  19. Old Graveyards (p. 173-174)
  20. Old Graveyards (p. 174-175)
  21. Old Graveyards (p. 175-176)
  22. Local Songs - Farewell to Boyle (p. 177-181)
  23. Local Songs - The Roasted Trout in St Patrick's Well (p. 182-183)
  24. Local Songs - My Native Town of Boyle (p. 183-185)
  25. Local Songs (p. 185-186)
  26. Local Songs (p. 186-187)
  27. Local Songs (p. 187-189)
  28. Old Crafts (p. 190-191)
  29. Old Crafts (p. 191-192)
  30. Old Crafts (p. 192)
  31. Old Crafts (p. 193)
  32. Local Landlords (p. 194-196)
  33. Local Landlords (p. 196-197)
  34. Local Landlords (p. 197-198)
  35. Local Landlords (p. 198-200)
  36. Local Landlords (p. 200-202)
  37. Local Landlords (p. 202-203)
  38. Famine (p. 204-206)
  39. Famine (p. 206-209)
  40. Place Names (p. 210-211)
  41. Place Names (p. 211-212)
  42. Place Names (p. 213-214)
  43. Place Names (p. 214-215)
  44. Food in Olden Times (p. 216-217)
  45. Food in Olden Times (p. 217-218)
  46. Food in Olden Times (p. 218-219)
  47. Food in Olden Times (p. 220-221)
  48. Food in Olden Times (p. 221-222)
  49. Food in Olden Times (p. 222-224)
  50. Food in Olden Times (p. 224-226)
  51. Food in Olden Times (p. 226-227)
  52. Land League Days in Boyle (p. 228-230)
  53. How the Sale of the King-Harman Estate Was Brought About (p. 231-233)
  54. May Day Customs (p. 234-235)
  55. May Day Customs (p. 235-236)
  56. May Day Customs (p. 236-237)
  57. Local Heroes (p. 238-240)
  58. Local Heroes (p. 240-242)
  59. Local Heroes (p. 243-245)
  60. Local Heroes (p. 246-247)
  61. Old Houses (p. 248-251)
  62. Local Proverbs (p. 252-254)
  63. Local Proverbs (p. 254-256)
  64. Local Proverbs (p. 257-260)
  65. Local Forges (p. 261-263)
  66. Local Forges (p. 263-264)
  67. Old Prayers (p. 265-268)
  68. Old Prayers (p. 268-269)
  69. Religious Story (p. 270)
Origin information
Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 235, p. 124-270)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Roscommon
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
local legends   linked data (afset)
Food--Folklore
May (Month)--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
BoyleMainistir na BúilleBoyleBoyleRoscommon
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4798663
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0235/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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:47986635>
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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