Teach Mhic Conaill

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Teach Mhic Conaill (school) (Taghmaconnell, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher M. Ó Tuathaig.

Original reference: 0270/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Holy Wells in My Parish (p. 002-005)
  2. Local Marriage Customs (p. 006-008)
  3. My Home Distirct (p. 009-011)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 013-015)
  5. Local Roads (p. 016-019)
  6. Bird-Lore (p. 020-023)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 024-026)
  8. In the Penal Times (p. 027-029)
  9. Local Heroes (p. 030-033)
  10. Severe Weather (p. 034-037)
  11. Local Place Names (p. 038-040)
  12. Local Cures (p. 041-044)
  13. Local Story (p. 045-046)
  14. Riddles (p. 046-047)
  15. Potato Crop (p. 048-050)
  16. Games I Play (p. 051-053)
  17. Landlords (p. 054-056)
  18. Fairy Forts (p. 056-058)
  19. Famine Times (p. 059-061)
  20. Local Happenings (p. 061-062)
  21. Festival Customs (p. 063-067)
  22. Churning (p. 068-069)
  23. Local Monuments (p. 070-071)
  24. Local Patron Saint (p. 072-073)
  25. Riddles (p. 074)
  26. Proverbs (p. 075)
  27. Local Song (p. 076-077)
  28. Old Story (p. 078-079)
  29. Food in Olden Times (p. 080-081)
  30. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 082-084)
  31. Local Forge (p. 085-086)
  32. Emblems and Obects of Value (p. 087-088)
  33. Leipreachán or Mermaid (p. 089)
  34. Local Ruins (p. 090-091)
  35. Collection of Prayers (p. 091-093)
  36. Old Graveyards (p. 093-096)
  37. Hstorical Traditions (p. 096-097)
  38. Old Houses (p. 098-099)
  39. Bread (p. 099-100)
  40. Care of the Feet (p. 101-102)
  41. Clothes Made Locally (p. 102-103)
  42. Buying and Selling (p. 104-105)
  43. Religious Stories (p. 106-107)
  44. Hidden Treasure (p. 108-109)
  45. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 110-111)
Origin information
Taghmaconnell, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 270, p. 1-111)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
School location
TaghmaconnellTeach Mhic ConaillTaghmaconnellTaghmaconnellAthlone SouthRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0270/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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:48115975>
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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