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Clonfinlough, Athlone

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Clonfinlough, Athlone (school) (Clonfinlough, Co. Offaly), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher E. Ní Mhionacháin.

Original reference: 0812/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Offaly schools

  1. Funny Stories - Tim Scully and the Fairy Men (p. 201-202)
  2. Ghost-Story (p. 203-204)
  3. Old Woman and the Turf (p. 205-206)
  4. Once upon a time there was a man and he had a cow in his pasture near his house. (p. 206-207)
  5. At the time of the Black and Tans in Ireland, there lived an old man in our locality. (p. 208)
  6. Ghost-Story (p. 209-211)
  7. Ghost-Story (p. 212-213)
  8. Ghost-Story (p. 214)
  9. Ghost-Story (p. 215)
  10. Ghost-Story (p. 216)
  11. Ghost-Story (p. 217)
  12. Banshee (p. 218)
  13. Ghost-Story (p. 219-220)
  14. Jack-O'-Lantern (p. 221)
  15. Dead Coach (p. 222)
  16. Ghost-Story (p. 223-224)
  17. Ghost-Story (p. 224-225)
  18. Ghost-Story (p. 225-226)
  19. Farm Animals (p. 227-228)
  20. Churning (p. 230-231)
  21. Churning (p. 231-232)
  22. Pishogues about Churning (p. 232-233)
  23. Home District (p. 234)
  24. Weather-Lore (p. 237-239)
  25. Weather-Lore (p. 240-241)
  26. Potato Crop (p. 242-243)
  27. Local Forge (p. 244)
  28. Cow-Byre (p. 245-246)
  29. Hidden Treasure (p. 251)
  30. Pishogues (p. 253-318)
  31. Local Place Names (p. 265-276)
  32. Curse of St Ciaran (p. 278-281)
  33. Two Miracles of St Ciaran - St Ciaran and the Honey (p. 282)
  34. St Ciaran and the Cow and Calf (p. 283)
  35. Local Cures - A Burn (p. 287)
  36. Local Cures - Wild Fire and Burn (p. 288)
  37. Local Cures - Chincough (p. 289)
  38. Local Cures - Mumps (p. 289)
  39. Local Cures - Sprain (p. 290)
  40. Local Cures - To Take Out a Thorn (p. 290)
  41. Local Cures - Toothache (p. 291)
  42. Local Cures - Warts (p. 291)
  43. Local Cures - Ringworm (p. 292)
  44. Local Cures - Warts (p. 292)
  45. Measles (p. 293)
  46. Birds and Insects (p. 296-297)
  47. Birds and Insects (p. 298)
  48. School Games (p. 299-300)
  49. Local Fairs (p. 307)
  50. Local Customs at the Fair (p. 308)
  51. Local Fairs (p. 309)
  52. Local Fairs (p. 310)
  53. Storm of 1903 (p. 312)
  54. Big Wind of 1839 (p. 313)
  55. Wedding Anniversaries (p. 319)
  56. Local Tailors (p. 320)
  57. Local Tailors (p. 321)
  58. Tailors (p. 321)
  59. Local Songs - Woods of Doon (p. 322-323)
  60. Local Songs (p. 324-326)
  61. Local Prayers (p. 331-333)
  62. Roofing of Clonfinlough Church and the Landlord (p. 337)
  63. Food in the Olden Days (p. 338)
  64. Customs on Twelfth Night (p. 339)
  65. Riddles (p. 349-356)
  66. Will-O'-The-Wisp (p. 357-360)
Origin information
Clonfinlough, Co. Offaly
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 812, p. 198-360)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Offaly
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Mumps   linked data (lcsh)
Sprains   linked data (lcsh)
Thorns   linked data (lcsh)
Toothache   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Measles   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Epiphany   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ClonfinloughCluain FionnlochaClonfinloughClonmacnoiseGarrycastleOffaly
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5044618
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0812/2

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:50446185>
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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