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Lismacaffry

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

Original reference: 0739/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Stories (p. 183)
  2. Stories - The Piper and the Fairy (p. 183-184)
  3. Stories - Ghost Kelly (p. 184-185)
  4. Stories - An Iron Bar (p. 185)
  5. Stories - The Wild Man of Clonave (p. 185-186)
  6. Stories - The Dane Swift (p. 187)
  7. Stories - The Gambler (p. 187-188)
  8. During the fight for Independence in this country ... (p. 189)
  9. Stories - A Bright Boy (p. 189-190)
  10. Riddles (p. 191-200)
  11. Weather-Lore (p. 201-204)
  12. Local Heroes (p. 205-206)
  13. Local Heroes (p. 206-207)
  14. Local Happenings (p. 208-209)
  15. Local Happenings (p. 209-211)
  16. Severe Weather - The Night of the Big Wind (p. 212)
  17. Severe Weather (p. 212-213)
  18. Severe Weather (p. 213-214)
  19. Severe Weather (p. 214)
  20. Severe Weather - The Night of the Big Wind (p. 214-215)
  21. Hedge-Schools (p. 216-217)
  22. Hedge-Schools (p. 217-218)
  23. Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 219)
  24. Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 219-220)
  25. Crafts - Weaving (p. 220-221)
  26. Marriage Customs (p. 222-223)
  27. Marriage Customs (p. 223-224)
  28. Local Place Names (p. 225-226)
  29. Local Place Names (p. 226-228)
  30. Local Place Names (p. 228-229)
  31. Local Place Names (p. 229-230)
  32. Local Place Names (p. 230-231)
  33. Local Cures (p. 232)
  34. Local Cures (p. 232-233)
  35. Local Cures (p. 234)
  36. Local Cures (p. 234-235)
  37. Local Cures (p. 235-236)
  38. Fairy Forts (p. 237-238)
  39. Fairy Forts (p. 238-240)
  40. Fairy Forts (p. 240-241)
  41. Fairy Forts (p. 241-242)
  42. Famine Times (p. 243)
  43. Famine Times (p. 243-244)
  44. Famine Times (p. 244-245)
  45. Games I Play (p. 246-247)
  46. Games I Play (p. 247-248)
  47. Games I Play (p. 248-249)
  48. Games I Play (p. 249-250)
  49. Local Roads (p. 251-252)
  50. Local Roads (p. 252-253)
  51. Local Roads (p. 253-254)
  52. Local Roads (p. 254-255)
  53. Local Roads (p. 255)
  54. My Home District (p. 256-257)
  55. My Home District (p. 258)
  56. My Home District (p. 258-259)
  57. My Home District (p. 259-260)
  58. My Home District (p. 260)
  59. Holy Wells (p. 261-262)
  60. Holy Wells (p. 262-263)
  61. Holy Wells (p. 263-264)
  62. Potato Crop (p. 265-266)
  63. Potato Crop (p. 266-268)
  64. Proverbs (p. 269-270)
  65. Proverbs (p. 270-271)
  66. Proverbs (p. 271-272)
  67. Festival Customs (p. 273-275)
  68. Festival Customs (p. 275-276)
  69. Festival Customs (p. 276-277)
  70. Festival Customs (p. 277-278)
  71. Local Forge (p. 279-280)
  72. Local Forge (p. 280-281)
  73. Local Patron Saint (p. 282-283)
  74. Local Patron Saint (p. 283-284)
  75. Local Patron Saint (p. 284-285)
  76. Local Fairs (p. 286-287)
  77. Local Fairs (p. 287-288)
  78. Local Fairs (p. 288-289)
  79. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 290-291)
  80. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 291-292)
  81. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 292-294)
  82. Local Landlords (p. 295-296)
  83. Local Landlords (p. 296-297)
  84. Local Landlords (p. 297-298)
  85. Local Landlords (p. 298-299)
  86. Local Landlords (p. 299-300)
  87. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 301-302)
  88. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 302-303)
  89. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 303-304)
  90. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 304-305)
  91. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 305)
  92. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 305-306)
  93. Local Ruins (p. 307-308)
  94. Local Ruins (p. 308-309)
  95. Local Ruins (p. 309-311)
  96. Old Graveyards (p. 312-313)
  97. Old Graveyards (p. 313-314)
  98. Old Graveyards (p. 314-315)
  99. Old Graveyards (p. 315-316)
  100. Old Graveyards (p. 316-317)
  101. Homemade Toys (p. 318-319)
  102. Homemade Toys (p. 319-320)
  103. Homemeade Toys (p. 320-321)
  104. Homemeade Toys (p. 321-322)
  105. Travelling Folk (p. 323-324)
  106. Travelling Folk (p. 324-325)
  107. Travelling Folk (p. 325-326)
  108. Travelling Folk (p. 326-327)
  109. Travelling Folk (p. 327-328)
  110. Herbs (p. 329-330)
  111. Herbs (p. 330-332)
  112. Herbs (p. 332-333)
  113. Herbs (p. 333-334)
  114. Herbs (p. 335-336)
  115. Herbs (p. 336-337)
  116. Travelling Folk (p. 338)
  117. Penal Times (p. 339-340)
  118. Penal Times (p. 340-341)
  119. Penal Times (p. 341-342)
  120. Food in Olden Times (p. 343-344)
  121. Food in Olden Times (p. 344-346)
  122. Bread (p. 347-348)
  123. Bread (p. 348-349)
  124. Old Houses (p. 350)
  125. Old Houses (p. 353-354)
  126. Song - A Clonmore Dance (p. 355-356)
  127. Song - In Memory of John McGovern (p. 356-358)
  128. Song - Lismacaffrey Coursing (p. 359-361)
  129. Song - The Clod (p. 361-363)
  130. Song - The Float Races (p. 363-364)
  131. Song - Old Clonmore (p. 365-367)
  132. Churning (p. 368-370)
  133. Churning (p. 370-372)
  134. Bird-Lore (p. 373-375)
  135. Lore of Certain Days (p. 376-377)
  136. Lore of Certain Days (p. 377-378)
  137. Care of the Feet (p. 379-380)
  138. Care of the Feet (p. 380-381)
  139. Religious Stories (p. 382-383)
  140. Religious Stories (p. 383-384)
  141. Historical Tradition (p. 385-387)
  142. Historical Tradition (p. 387-389)
Origin information
Lismacaffry, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 739, p. 182-389)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Poverty--Ireland
Winds--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Food--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LismacaffryLios Mhic GofraidhLismacaffryStreetMoygoishWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009095
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0739/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50090955>
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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