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Bracknagh (2)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Bracknagh (2) (school) (Bracknagh, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Mac Giobúin.

Original reference: 0800/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Irish Words and Phrases in the English Speech of the Galltacht (p. 022-024)
  2. Irish Words and Phrases in the English Speech of the Galltacht (p. 025-026)
  3. Surnames of Pupils on Rolls (p. 027-027A)
  4. Classification of Pupils According to Hair Colour (p. 028)
  5. Classification of Pupils According to Eye Colour (p. 029)
  6. Danes or Northmen (p. 030-031)
  7. Danes or Northmen (p. 030-031)
  8. Ruling Irish Families in District (p. 032-033)
  9. Famine Period (p. 034)
  10. Landlords, Land-Agents and Bailiffs (p. 035)
  11. Landlords, Land-Agents, Bailiffs (p. 035)
  12. Landlords, Land-Agents, Bailiffs (p. 035)
  13. Evicted People (p. 036)
  14. Evicted People (p. 036-037)
  15. Horse-Racing (p. 038)
  16. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 039)
  17. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 039)
  18. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 040)
  19. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 040)
  20. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 040)
  21. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 041)
  22. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards (p. 041)
  23. Mass Rocks, Battle-Fields, Churches and Graveyards - St Brochan's Stone (p. 041)
  24. Ancient Roads (p. 042)
  25. Ancient Roads (p. 042)
  26. Local Industries that Have Disappeared (p. 043)
  27. Agricultural Implements (p. 044-045)
  28. Local Place Names (p. 046)
  29. Local Place Names (p. 047)
  30. Unofficial Names - Fields (p. 048-049)
  31. Unofficial Names - Fields (p. 050)
  32. Discarded Foods (p. 051)
  33. Good Friday (p. 052)
  34. Good Friday (p. 052)
  35. Cures (p. 053)
  36. Cures (p. 053)
  37. Cures (p. 053)
  38. Cures (p. 053-054)
  39. Managers and the Present National School (p. 055)
  40. Managers and the Present National School (p. 055)
  41. St Broughan who lived about the 7th century is Clonsast is the local saint. (p. 057)
  42. On St Brigid's Eve many people... (p. 058-059)
  43. On Shrove Tuesday pancakes are made and a ring is put in each... (p. 059-058)
  44. On St Martins Day some people kill a fowl and sprinkle its blood on the door post. (p. 058-059)
  45. On St Stephen's Day the wren boys travel the district singing songs... (p. 058-059)
  46. Patrick Daly died 1775... (p. 060-061)
  47. At wakes in this district the people 'wake' the corpse in the house one night. (p. 063)
  48. When a girl is getting married she is suppose to wear something old... (p. 064)
  49. May-Bushes (p. 065)
  50. Wm Donegan's grandfather lived in Clonsast and he had 3 cows and a horse. (p. 066)
  51. There was a woman in Cushina and every morning she used... (p. 067)
  52. The banshee is believed in. (p. 068)
  53. Funny Story (p. 069-070)
  54. Funny Story (p. 071)
  55. Funny Story (p. 072)
  56. Collection of Riddles (p. 073)
  57. Collection of Riddles (p. 074)
  58. Collection of Riddles (p. 075-076)
  59. Collection of Riddles (p. 076-077)
  60. Collection of Riddles (p. 077-078)
  61. Collection of Riddles (p. 078-079)
  62. Collection of Riddles (p. 079-080)
  63. Weather-Lore (p. 081)
  64. Weather-Lore (p. 082)
  65. Weather-Lore (p. 083)
  66. Weather-Lore (p. 084)
  67. Bread (p. 085)
  68. Weather-Lore (p. 086)
  69. Weather-Lore (p. 086-087)
  70. Old Houses (p. 088)
  71. Old Houses (p. 088)
  72. Local Happenings (p. 089)
  73. Local Ruins (p. 090)
  74. Local Roads (p. 091)
  75. Local Roads (p. 091-092)
  76. Local Ruins (p. 093)
  77. My Home District (p. 094)
  78. Local Monuments (p. 095)
  79. My Home District (p. 096)
  80. My Home District (p. 096-097)
  81. My Home District (p. 097-098)
  82. My Home District (p. 098-099)
  83. My Home District (p. 099-100)
  84. Our Holy Wells (p. 101)
  85. Old Graveyards (p. 102)
  86. Potato Crop (p. 103)
  87. Old Graveyards (p. 104)
  88. Proverbs (p. 105)
  89. Proverbs (p. 105)
  90. Collection of Prayers (p. 106)
  91. Festival Customs (p. 107)
  92. Collection of Prayers (p. 108)
  93. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 109-110)
  94. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 110-111)
  95. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 112)
  96. Churning (p. 113)
  97. Churning (p. 113-114)
  98. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 115)
  99. Care of the Feet (p. 116)
  100. Care of the Feet (p. 116-117)
  101. Historical Tradition (p. 118)
  102. Local Forge (p. 119)
  103. Local Forge (p. 119-120)
  104. Historical Traditions (p. 121)
  105. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 122)
  106. Story of the Holy Family (p. 123)
  107. Local Patron Saint (p. 124-125)
  108. Local Fairs (p. 126)
  109. Landlord (p. 127-128)
  110. Landlord (p. 128-129)
  111. Food in Olden Times (p. 130)
  112. Old Story (p. 131)
  113. Old Story (p. 131-133)
  114. Old Story (p. 133-134)
  115. Old Story (p. 134-135)
  116. Old Story (p. 135-136)
  117. Song (p. 136-138)
  118. Song (p. 139-140)
  119. Song - The Old Scholar Hat (p. 140-141)
  120. Song (p. 141)
  121. Song - The Bush (p. 142-143)
Origin information
Bracknagh, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 800, p. 21-143)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Offaly
Irish language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Food--Folklore
Good Friday   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Poverty--Ireland
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BracknaghBreacánachBracknaghClonsastCoolestownOffaly
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044567
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0800/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Offaly 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:50445675>
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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