Gortnessy

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gortnessy (school) (Gortinessy, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher M. Nic Sheáin.

Original reference: 1030/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. Irish Folklore - A Funny Story (p. 319)
  2. Riddles (p. 320)
  3. Riddles (p. 320-321)
  4. Riddles (p. 322)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 322-323)
  6. Signs of the Weather in the Sky (p. 324)
  7. Strong Men (p. 324)
  8. Swift Runners (p. 324-325)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 326)
  10. Old Schools (p. 327)
  11. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 328)
  12. Burning of Lime (p. 329)
  13. Spinning and Weaving (p. 330)
  14. Leather Tanning (p. 331)
  15. Fishing (p. 331)
  16. Marriage (p. 332)
  17. Local Place Names (p. 332-333)
  18. Bird-Lore (p. 334-335)
  19. Local Cures (p. 336-337)
  20. Homemade Toys (p. 338-339)
  21. Lore of Certain Days (p. 340)
  22. Fairy Forts (p. 341)
  23. Famine (p. 342-343)
  24. Local Roads (p. 344)
  25. Local Roads (p. 344)
  26. My Home District (p. 345)
  27. Herbs (p. 346)
  28. Herbs (p. 346)
  29. Potato Crop (p. 347-348)
  30. Proverbs (p. 349)
  31. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 350)
  32. Festival Customs (p. 351)
  33. Churning (p. 352)
  34. Local Forge (p. 353)
  35. Local Fairs (p. 354)
  36. Landlord (p. 355)
  37. Food in Olden Times (p. 356-357)
  38. Old Story (p. 358)
  39. Old Irish Tales (p. 359)
  40. Local Monuments (p. 360)
  41. Bread (p. 361)
  42. Buying and Selling (p. 362)
  43. Old Houses (p. 363-364)
  44. Old Graveyards (p. 365)
  45. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 366)
  46. Historical Traditions (p. 367)
  47. Historical Traditions (p. 367)
  48. Funny Stories (p. 369)
  49. Riddles (p. 370-371)
  50. Riddles (p. 372)
  51. Riddles (p. 372-373)
  52. Riddles (p. 373-374)
  53. Riddles (p. 374)
  54. Local Cures (p. 375)
  55. Local Cures (p. 375)
  56. Proverbs (p. 376)
  57. Local Marriage Customs (p. 377)
  58. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 377)
  59. Old Crafts - Thatching (p. 378)
  60. Rope-Making (p. 378)
  61. Hidden Treasure (p. 379)
Origin information
Gortinessy, Co. Donegal
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1030, p. 318-379)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
GortinessyGortinessyTemplecarnTirhughDonegal
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4428265
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1030/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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:44282655>
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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