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Mullagh (B)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mullagh (B) (school) (Mullagh, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher James Drury.

Original reference: 1003/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Parish of Mullagh (p. 002-004)
  2. Mullagh Hill (p. 005)
  3. Mullagh Lake (p. 006-007)
  4. Mabe or the Mabie (p. 008-009)
  5. Quilca and Dean Swift (p. 010-012)
  6. How Swift Got His Idea of Lilliputians and Brobdingnagians (p. 012-013)
  7. Stories of "Jack" - the Dean's famous servant are still related. (p. 013)
  8. Rising of Mullagh (p. 014-015)
  9. Philip O Reilly - Earl of Cavan (p. 016)
  10. Myles the Slasher (p. 016)
  11. Prehistoric Subterranean Building (p. 017)
  12. Forts in the Neighbourhood of Mullagh (p. 018)
  13. Prehistoric Monuments - The Ogham Stone (p. 019)
  14. Prehistoric Monuments - Leaba Gráinne (p. 020)
  15. Prehistoric Monuments - The Caldra (p. 020)
  16. Place Names Not Mentioned on Map (p. 021-026)
  17. Big Wind (p. 027)
  18. Hedge-Schools (p. 028)
  19. Lime-Kilns (p. 029)
  20. Local Cures (p. 030-035)
  21. Boating Tragedy (p. 036)
  22. Riddles (p. 037-041)
  23. Weather-Lore (p. 042-047)
  24. Birds (p. 048-049)
  25. Birds' Nests (p. 050-051)
  26. Things that are Unlucky (p. 052-053)
  27. My Home District (p. 054)
  28. My Townland (p. 055)
  29. Town of Mullagh (p. 056)
  30. Famine (p. 057)
  31. Raffony Graveyard (p. 058)
  32. Potato Crop (p. 059)
  33. Potato Crop (p. 060-061)
  34. Festival Customs (p. 062-063)
  35. Festival Customs (p. 064-065)
  36. Festival Customs - The Bonfire Night (p. 066)
  37. Festival Customs - Halloween Night (p. 067-068)
  38. Festival Customs (p. 069)
  39. Care of Farm Animals (p. 070)
  40. Care of Farm Animals (p. 071-072)
  41. Churning (p. 073-074)
  42. Care of the Feet (p. 075)
  43. Care of the Feet (p. 075-076)
  44. Local Forge (p. 077)
  45. Local Forge (p. 078)
  46. Children always like to hear stories of our Lord. (p. 079-080)
  47. Many stories are told of the Holy Family about their journey into Egypt. (p. 081)
  48. Fair of Mullagh (p. 082)
  49. Mullagh and the district around it belonged to a family called "Sanderson" long ago. (p. 083)
  50. The food long ago was different to what we have now. (p. 084-085)
  51. Long ago in olden times the people used to eat potatoes and oaten bread and buttermilk. (p. 085-086)
  52. They had plenty of potatoes and buttermilk for their dinner. (p. 086)
  53. Old Story (p. 087-088)
  54. Story (p. 088-089)
  55. Story (p. 089)
  56. Fionn Mac Cumhaill (p. 090)
  57. In the townland of Raffoney which is about four miles west of Mullagh, there is a mound made of large stones sunk in the earth. (p. 090)
  58. Story (p. 091-093)
  59. Mullagh Man's Adventure (p. 094-096)
  60. Buying and Selling (p. 097)
  61. Buying and Selling (p. 098)
  62. Bread (p. 099-100)
  63. Old Houses (p. 101-102)
  64. Leipreachan (p. 103-105)
  65. Customs and Habits - Fuel (p. 106)
  66. Customs, Habits, Utensils - Kitchen Utensils (p. 107-108)
  67. Clothing (p. 109)
  68. Farm Implements (p. 110)
  69. Farm (p. 111)
  70. Implements Used on the Farm (p. 112)
  71. Prayers (p. 113)
  72. Prayers (p. 113-114)
  73. Prayers (p. 115)
  74. Wake (p. 116-117)
  75. Games at Wakes (p. 118-119)
  76. Games and Customs at Wakes (p. 120)
  77. Funeral Customs (p. 121)
  78. Marriage Customs (p. 122-123)
  79. School Games (p. 124-125)
  80. Water-Horses (p. 126-127)
  81. Banshee (p. 128-129)
  82. My Native Hills (p. 130-131)
  83. Mullagh Hill (p. 132)
  84. Old Mill Stream (p. 133-135)
  85. Scenery of Mullagh Lake (p. 136-139)
  86. Mullagh Hill (p. 140-141)
  87. St Kilian - A Lay of the Early Missionary Days (p. 142-152)
  88. Ogham Stone in New Cemetery, Mullagh Co. Cavan (p. 153)
  89. Beautifully shaped stone arrow-head (flint) found in Quilca Bog, Mullagh Parish (1906) by the late Mr Philip Fox, Corragloon, Mullagh who presented to me. (p. 154)
Origin information
Mullagh, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1003, p. 1-154)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
O'Reilly, Myles   linked data (viaf)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Winds--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent.   linked data (viaf)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Bread--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MullaghAn MullachMullaghMullaghCastlerahanCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5070796
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1003/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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:50707965>
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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