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Gort na Mara (Seafield)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gort na Mara (Seafield) (school) (Donaghintraine, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Ghathaigh.

Original reference: 0168/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Seafield National School (p. 051-052)
  2. Unofficial Place Names (p. 053-056)
  3. Local Happenings (p. 057-058)
  4. Local Ballads - The Ribbon Blade (p. 059-060)
  5. Local Ballads - Sheridan from Coolcarney (p. 061-062)
  6. Local Ballads - Johnny Bán Finnerty (p. 063-065)
  7. Whit Sunday Customs (p. 066)
  8. Local Cures (p. 067-068)
  9. Cures (p. 069-070)
  10. Local Cures (p. 071-073)
  11. Great Feat (p. 074)
  12. Great Singer (p. 075-076)
  13. Local Happenings - A Champion Dancer (p. 077)
  14. Local Happenings - Chasing the Rat (p. 078)
  15. Local Happenings - Horsemanship (p. 078-079)
  16. Local Happenings - The Hanging of Corcoran at Carrownabinna (p. 079-081)
  17. Local Happenings (p. 081-082)
  18. Local Happening (p. 082-083)
  19. Local Happening - Fairies and Fishing (p. 083-084)
  20. Local Herring Fishing (p. 084-085)
  21. Remarkable Happening (p. 085-087)
  22. Remarkable Happening (p. 087-088)
  23. Local Belief (p. 089)
  24. Great Whale (p. 089-090)
  25. Big Wind of 1839 (p. 091)
  26. Mirage (p. 092)
  27. Tidal Wave (p. 092-093)
  28. Tidal Wave (p. 094-095)
  29. Strange Adventure (p. 095-097)
  30. Penal Days (p. 098)
  31. Penal Days (p. 099)
  32. Penal Days (p. 100)
  33. Priest Hunter (p. 100-101)
  34. Yeomen (p. 102-104)
  35. Bread (p. 105)
  36. Whit Sunday Customs (p. 106)
  37. Hedge-Schools (p. 107-108)
  38. Hedge-Schools (p. 109)
  39. Hedge-Schools (p. 110)
  40. Funny Story (p. 111)
  41. Local Story (p. 112)
  42. Old Crafts - A Great Weaver (p. 113)
  43. Old Crafts - A Wheelwright (p. 113-114)
  44. Old Crafts - Rush Candles (p. 114-115)
  45. Old Crafts - A Brewery (p. 115-116)
  46. Old Crafts - A Nailer (p. 116-117)
  47. Old Crafts - Salmon Fishing (p. 117-118)
  48. Fishing in this District (p. 119-120)
  49. Local Graveyard (p. 121-122)
  50. Famine (p. 123-124)
  51. Famine (p. 125-126)
  52. Old Forts (p. 127-128)
  53. Local Place Names (p. 128-130)
  54. St Patrick (p. 130-131)
  55. Games Played Long Ago (p. 131-133)
  56. Games Played Now (p. 133-134)
  57. Local Roads (p. 135-136)
  58. Herbs (p. 136-137)
  59. Keeve at Doonalton (p. 138-140)
  60. Churning (p. 140-141)
  61. Holy Well at Templeboy (p. 142)
  62. Taking the Butter (p. 143-144)
  63. Local Proverbs (p. 145-148)
  64. Local Story (p. 148-152)
  65. Holy Family (p. 152-153)
  66. Local Landlord (p. 153-157)
  67. Story (p. 158-160)
  68. Story (p. 160-164)
  69. Strange Animal (p. 164-165)
  70. Erin's Hope (p. 166)
  71. Cromwell (p. 167-168)
  72. Houses of Long Ago (p. 169)
  73. Potato Crop in this District (p. 170)
Origin information
Donaghintraine, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 168, p. 50-170)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Sligo
Poverty--Ireland
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Pentecost Festival   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Winds--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
local legends   linked data (afset)
Bread--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Dwellings--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DonaghintraineDún ContreathainDonaghintraineTempleboyTireraghSligo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4672103
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0168/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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:46721035>
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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Gort na Mara (Seafield) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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