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Killyon

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Killyon (school) (Killyon, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Brighid, Bean Uí Fithcheallaigh.

Original reference: 0693/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Famous Men Athletes (p. 001-002)
  2. Famous Athletes (p. 002-003)
  3. Famous Athletes (p. 004-005)
  4. Local Hedge-Schools (p. 006-009)
  5. The above is a plan of a sliver medal in the possession of John Colclough (Culcahy) Boraheen, Hill of Down. (p. 007A)
  6. Famine (p. 009-012)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 005-015)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 016-019)
  9. Weather-Lore (p. 020-022)
  10. Weather-Lore (p. 022-023)
  11. Weather-Lore (p. 024-025)
  12. Local Folklore Stories (p. 026)
  13. Local Folklore Stories (p. 027-028)
  14. Local Folklore Stories (p. 028-029)
  15. Local Folklore Stories (p. 029-030)
  16. Local Folklore Stories (p. 030-031)
  17. Local Folklore Stories (p. 031-033)
  18. Local Folklore Stories (p. 033-034)
  19. Riddles (p. 035-040)
  20. Riddles (p. 041-045)
  21. Riddles (p. 046-050)
  22. Riddles (p. 050-053)
  23. Riddles (p. 053-056)
  24. Riddles (p. 057-063)
  25. Riddles (p. 064-067)
  26. Riddles (p. 067-071)
  27. Riddles (p. 072-076)
  28. Riddles (p. 077-078)
  29. Historical Events - Epidemic (p. 079-080)
  30. Historical Events - Snowfall 1895 (p. 080-081)
  31. Historical Events - Snowfall 1933 (p. 081-082)
  32. Marriage Customs (p. 083-084)
  33. Old Cures (p. 085-087)
  34. Old Cures (p. 087-090)
  35. Old Cures (p. 091-093)
  36. Personal Experience (p. 093-095)
  37. How I Make a Snare (p. 095-097)
  38. How to Make a Catapult (p. 098-099)
  39. How I Make a Top (p. 100-101)
  40. How I Make a Potgun (p. 101-102)
  41. Old Names of Fields (p. 102-105)
  42. Old Names of Fields (p. 106-109)
  43. Our Own Fields (p. 110-111)
  44. Our Own Fields (p. 111-112)
  45. Local Tramps (p. 112-121)
  46. Local Tramps (p. 122-125)
  47. Local Tramps (p. 126-130)
  48. Folklore of Local Roads (p. 131-133)
  49. Folklore of Local Roads (p. 133-135)
  50. Map Showing Shighe Asail in the Barony of Moyfenrath (p. 136-138)
  51. Inan Road (p. 139)
  52. Fairy Fort (p. 140-142)
  53. Games I Play (p. 143-145)
  54. How I Play a Marriage Game (p. 146-147)
  55. How I Play Cat and Dog (p. 148-149)
  56. How I Play Duck (p. 149-150)
  57. Games I Play (p. 150-154)
  58. Townland - Newtown (p. 155-156)
  59. Number of People/Types of Houses (p. 157)
  60. Holy Wells (p. 158-160)
  61. Herbs (p. 160-165)
  62. Herbs (p. 165-167)
  63. Crops (p. 167-168)
  64. Proverbs (p. 169-170)
  65. Proverbs (p. 171-174)
  66. Old Customs on the Feast Days (p. 175-176)
  67. Old Customs on the Feast Days (p. 176-178)
  68. Care of Farm Animals (p. 178-180)
  69. Care of Farm Animals (p. 180-181)
  70. Churning (p. 181-183)
  71. Local Forges (p. 183-184)
  72. Stories About the Holy Family (p. 184-186)
  73. Old Monasteries (p. 187-189)
  74. Scattered Folklore (p. 190-194)
  75. Local Fairs (p. 194-196)
  76. Landlord (p. 196-198)
  77. Food in the Olden Times (p. 199-201)
  78. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 201-202)
  79. Local Songs (p. 203-206)
  80. Local Song About Killyon Hurling Team (p. 207-210)
  81. Local Songs (p. 211-214)
  82. Local Songs (p. 215-218)
  83. Local Monuments (p. 219-221)
  84. Bread (p. 222-224)
  85. Old House (p. 224-226)
  86. Long ago people got on better than they get on now. There use to be little shops scattered about this district... (p. 227-229)
  87. Story About a Leipreachán (p. 230-232)
  88. Story About a Leipreachán (p. 232-235)
  89. Story about a Leipreachán (p. 235-236)
  90. Mermaid in Croboy Lough (p. 237-238)
  91. Story About a Leipreachán (p. 238-240)
  92. There was a bishop who lived in Killyon Manor and after some time he gave up his religion. (p. 240-241)
  93. There is a heap of stones under a Deal tree in Craddenstown where there was a man killed. (p. 241-242)
  94. There are very few ruins about here. There is a castle in Delvin Co. Westmeath but it is only a ruin. (p. 243-244)
  95. There is an old graveyard in Newtown in Halpins land but no person was put in it this 50 years ago. (p. 244-245)
  96. Old Prayers (p. 246-250)
  97. Old Prayers (p. 251)
Origin information
Killyon, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 693, p. 1A-251)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KillyonCill LiatháinKillyonKillyonMoyfenrath UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008937
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0693/1

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:50089375>
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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