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Mercy Convent, Rathangan

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mercy Convent, Rathangan (school) (Rathangan, Co. Kildare), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr. M. Pádraig.

Original reference: 0778/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kildare schools

  1. Cruacha na Frát (p. 001)
  2. Saint Brigid's Well (p. 002-003)
  3. Cappanargid (p. 005)
  4. Story of the Rath (p. 006-007)
  5. Red-Haired Woman (p. 008-009)
  6. Flour Mills at Rathangan (p. 010-011)
  7. Old Landlords of Rathangan (p. 012-014)
  8. Father Moore's Well (p. 015-016)
  9. Leap (p. 017)
  10. May Day Customs and Superstitions (p. 018)
  11. Local Forges (p. 019-020)
  12. Rath (p. 021-022)
  13. Superstitions - Births (p. 023)
  14. Soldiers Gap (p. 024-025)
  15. Graveyard Customs (p. 026-027)
  16. Cards (p. 028-029)
  17. Cures (p. 030-036)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 037-039)
  19. Old Vessels (p. 041)
  20. Dead Coach (p. 042-043)
  21. Banshee (p. 044)
  22. Fetches (p. 045)
  23. Banshee (p. 046-047)
  24. Dead Coach (p. 048)
  25. Old Story (p. 049-050)
  26. Story of Lullymore (p. 051-053)
  27. Saint Brigid's Night Customs (p. 054-055)
  28. Lone Tree (p. 056)
  29. Fairies (p. 057-058)
  30. Lone Bush (p. 059-060)
  31. Lone Bush (p. 061)
  32. Ballysoughan (p. 062-063)
  33. Lady Rise of Mountrise (p. 064)
  34. Old Crafts - An Old Hatter (p. 065-066)
  35. Linen Industry (p. 067-068)
  36. Lights (p. 069-070)
  37. Clonbrin Monastery (p. 071-072)
  38. Minfhéarach (p. 073)
  39. Place Names in the Vicinity of Rathangan (p. 074-082)
  40. Old Church of the 17th Century (p. 083-084)
  41. Wake Customs Long Ago (p. 085-086)
  42. Old Story (p. 087)
  43. True Story (p. 088-089)
  44. Brian Boru in Clonbrin (p. 090-091)
  45. Old Schools (p. 092-093)
  46. Roads in the Vicinity of Rathangan (p. 094)
  47. Sayings Current in this District (p. 095-097)
  48. Wool Spun Locally (p. 098)
  49. Story of the Banshee (p. 099-100)
  50. Enchanted Cat (p. 101)
  51. Church of Teampall na Seanad (p. 102-103)
  52. Ferkin of Butter (p. 104)
  53. Mystic Winnowing Machine (p. 105)
  54. White Woman (p. 106)
  55. Halloween Customs (p. 107-109)
  56. A Story of Ballynawart (p. 110-111)
  57. Offaly Castle (p. 112)
Origin information
Rathangan, Co. Kildare
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 778, p. 1a-112)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Kildare (County)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Childbirth--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Food--Folklore
Brian, King of Ireland, 926-1014   linked data (viaf)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RathanganRáth IomgháinRathanganRathanganOffaly EastKildare
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4769960
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0778/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kildare 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:47699605>
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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