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Boston

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

Original reference: 0777/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kildare schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 101-102)
  2. Hidden Treasure on Ballykilleen Hill (p. 103)
  3. Story of Cat Duggan (p. 104-105)
  4. Holy Well (p. 106-107)
  5. Hedge-School in Feighcullen (p. 107-108)
  6. School under Protestant Manager (p. 108-109)
  7. School near the Canal Bank (p. 109-110)
  8. Old Crafts (p. 111-112)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 112-113)
  10. Story of Forty Bags - The Miser's Hoard (p. 114)
  11. Weather-Lore (p. 115-116)
  12. Hidden Treasure (p. 117)
  13. Funny Story (p. 118)
  14. Funny Story (p. 118-119)
  15. Local Heroes (p. 120-121)
  16. Weather-Lore (p. 121-122)
  17. Hedge-Schools (p. 123)
  18. Donnelly's Hollow (p. 124)
  19. Candle-Making (p. 125)
  20. Marriage Customs (p. 125-127)
  21. Severe Weather (p. 127-128)
  22. Local Happenings (p. 128-129)
  23. Penal Tmes (p. 130-131)
  24. Local Cures (p. 131-132)
  25. Birds (p. 132-135)
  26. Homemade Toys (p. 135-137)
  27. Travelling Folk (p. 137-139)
  28. Local Place Names (p. 139-141)
  29. Local Cures (p. 141-144)
  30. Games I Play (p. 144-146)
  31. Proverbs (p. 147-148)
  32. Care of Farm Animals (p. 148-149)
  33. Clothes Made Locally (p. 150-151)
  34. Local Forge (p. 151-152)
  35. Fairs (p. 153)
  36. Local Landlords (p. 154-155)
  37. Food Long Ago (p. 155-156)
  38. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 157-158)
  39. My Home District (p. 158-160)
  40. Local Roads (p. 161-163)
  41. Riddles (p. 163-164)
  42. Story (p. 165)
  43. Hidden Treasure (p. 166)
  44. Story (p. 166-167)
  45. Candle-Making (p. 168)
  46. Boohing (p. 168-169)
  47. Local Cures (p. 169-170)
  48. Penal Tmes (p. 170-171)
  49. Bread (p. 172-174)
  50. Buying and Selling (p. 174-175)
  51. Old Houses (p. 176-177)
  52. Stories of a Giant (p. 177-179)
  53. Old Hedge-School Copy Book (p. 180-186)
  54. Old Prayer (p. 187)
  55. Old Headstones in Local Graveyard (p. 188-190)
  56. Holy Well (p. 190-192)
  57. Lore of Certain Days (p. 193-195)
  58. Herbs (p. 195-197)
  59. Famine Times (p. 197-200)
  60. Potato Crop (p. 200-204)
  61. Churning (p. 204-205)
  62. Patron Saint (p. 205-207)
  63. Penal Days in this Locality (p. 207-208)
  64. Toy-Making (p. 208-213)
  65. Weather-Lore (p. 213-214)
  66. Church of the Seventeenth Century (p. 215-216)
  67. Kitty Scully (p. 217)
Origin information
Bostoncommon, Co. Kildare
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 777, p. 98-217)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Kildare (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Jesus Christ--Family
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BostoncommonCoimín BostonBostoncommonCloncurryOffaly EastKildare
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4769959
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0777/4

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:47699595>
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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