Kilskeer (B.)

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilskeer (B.) (school) (Kilskeer, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máirtín Ó Loingsigh.

Original reference: 0704/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Cures (p. 201-207)
  2. Rose (p. 208)
  3. Fairy Forts (p. 209-210)
  4. Fairy Forts (p. 211)
  5. Lore of Certain Days (p. 213)
  6. Widow (p. 215-216)
  7. Hare (p. 217)
  8. Witch (p. 219)
  9. Ghost Story (p. 221-222)
  10. Folklore (p. 223)
  11. Marriage Customs (p. 224-225)
  12. Home District (p. 226-227)
  13. White Cross Kilskyre (p. 228)
  14. Well of Keiran (p. 229)
  15. Remarkable Place (p. 230)
  16. This is a Story relating to the Moate of Diamor (p. 230-231)
  17. Clonabraney Well and Graveyard (p. 241)
  18. Local Forge (p. 242-243)
  19. Clothes Made Locally (p. 244)
  20. Old Story (p. 247-248)
  21. Story of a Giant (p. 249-250)
  22. Local Happenings (p. 251)
  23. Ghost Story (p. 252)
  24. Local Poets (p. 254-255)
  25. Famine Times in Kilskyre (p. 256-257)
  26. Famine (p. 258)
  27. Local Proverbs (p. 259-260)
  28. Feast Days (p. 261-262)
  29. Feast Days - St Bridget's Day (p. 263)
  30. Feast Days - Shrove Tuesday (p. 263)
  31. Feast Days - Ash Wednesday (p. 264)
  32. Feast Days - Holy Thursday (p. 264)
  33. Feast Days - Good Friday (p. 265)
  34. Feast Days - Easter Saturday (p. 265)
  35. Feast Days - Easter Sunday (p. 265)
  36. Feast Days - May Day (p. 266)
  37. Feast Days - St John's Day (p. 266)
  38. Feast Days - New Year's Eve (p. 266-267)
  39. Churning (p. 268-269)
  40. Churning (p. 270-271)
  41. Bird-Lore (p. 272-273)
  42. Landlordism (p. 274)
  43. Landlordism (p. 275)
  44. Old School in Crossakeel (p. 276-278)
  45. Holy Family (p. 279-280)
  46. Footwear (p. 281)
  47. Hedge-Schools (p. 282-283)
  48. Hedge-School (p. 284-285)
  49. Landlordism (p. 286)
  50. Gipsy-Lore (p. 287-288)
  51. Famous Kilskyre Animals (p. 289-290)
  52. Old Customs (p. 291-293)
  53. Local Cures (p. 295-296)
  54. Kidney Trouble (p. 297)
  55. Rheumatism (p. 297)
  56. Sty in the Eye (p. 298)
  57. Thorn (p. 298)
  58. Sore Eyes (p. 299)
  59. Cuts (p. 299)
  60. Wild Fire (p. 299)
  61. Cold (p. 300)
  62. Warts (p. 300)
  63. Shile Shan (p. 301)
  64. Ringworm (p. 301)
  65. Scalds (p. 302)
  66. Cold (p. 302)
  67. Burst (p. 303)
  68. Cures (p. 304-305)
  69. Houses (p. 306-307)
  70. Bread (p. 308-309)
  71. Houses (p. 310-311)
  72. Houses (p. 312-313)
  73. Bread (p. 314)
  74. Old Houses (p. 315)
  75. Leprechaun (p. 316-317)
  76. Diamor Chapel (p. 317-318)
  77. Old Story (p. 318-319)
  78. Leprechaun (p. 320-321)
  79. Leprechaun (p. 322)
  80. Leprechauns (p. 323-324)
  81. Leprechauns (p. 325-326)
  82. Leprechaun (p. 327)
  83. Lime-Kiln (p. 328)
  84. Candle-Making (p. 329)
  85. Wool-Mills (p. 330)
  86. Noggins (p. 331)
  87. Spinnings and Weavings (p. 331)
  88. Baskets (p. 332-333)
  89. Fishing (p. 334)
  90. Whip-Making (p. 334-335)
  91. Ropes (p. 336)
  92. Dyers (p. 336)
  93. Wheels (p. 337)
  94. Linen-Making (p. 337-338)
  95. Druid Stones (p. 338-341)
  96. There is a field also in Drewstown called Corwin. (p. 341-343)
  97. Old Crafts (p. 344)
  98. Local Place Names (p. 345-348)
  99. Fort (p. 349)
  100. Cnoc na Rí (p. 349-350)
  101. Páirc Abhann (p. 350-351)
  102. Curragh (p. 351)
  103. Moat Field (p. 352)
  104. Names of Hills (p. 352)
  105. Rag Man's Corner (p. 353)
  106. Stirabout Gate (p. 354)
  107. Cnoc na Teine (p. 355-356)
  108. Lore of Certain Days (p. 357-360)
  109. Local Cures (p. 360-361)
  110. Weather-Lore (p. 361)
  111. Games I Play (p. 362)
  112. Tig (p. 362)
  113. Hide and Go Seek (p. 363)
  114. Frog in the Well (p. 364)
  115. Bird-Catching (p. 365)
  116. Dash Churns (p. 366-368)
  117. Wake Customs (p. 369-370)
  118. Rocks (p. 371)
  119. Relics of the Past (p. 372)
Origin information
Kilskeer, Co. Meath
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 704, p. 200-372)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Ash Wednesday   linked data (lcsh)
Good Friday   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
New Year   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Rheumatism   linked data (lcsh)
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Thorns   linked data (lcsh)
Eye--Diseases
Wounds and injuries   linked data (lcsh)
Cold (Disease)   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Felon (Disease)   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilskeerCill ScíreKilskeerKilskeerKells UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008974
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0704/3

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:50089745>
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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