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Ballinacree (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballinacree (C.) (school) (Ballynacree, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Eibhlín Bean Uí Chonnachtáin.

Original reference: 0717/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Baile na Críche (p. 260)
  2. Bell of Killeagh (p. 261)
  3. Charms - Taking Butter (p. 263-264)
  4. Fairies of Fore (p. 265-266)
  5. Fairy Daly (p. 267-269)
  6. Fairy Wife (p. 270-274)
  7. St Fechin of Fore (p. 275)
  8. Great Walker (p. 276-277)
  9. Great Swimmer (p. 278-279)
  10. Lone Bush (p. 280)
  11. Good Walker (p. 281)
  12. Noted Runner (p. 282)
  13. Old Spinner (p. 283)
  14. Basket-Making (p. 284)
  15. Candle-Making (p. 285-286)
  16. Spinning (p. 287)
  17. Candle-Making (p. 288-289)
  18. Thatching (p. 290)
  19. Harness-Maker (p. 291-292)
  20. Weaving (p. 292-293)
  21. Marriage Customs (p. 293-294)
  22. Marriage Customs (p. 295-296)
  23. Burning (p. 296-297)
  24. Burning (p. 297)
  25. Drowning (p. 298-299)
  26. Drowning (p. 299-300)
  27. Quarry Bean Sidhe (p. 301)
  28. Gallas Hill (p. 302-304)
  29. Fairy Forts (p. 305-306)
  30. Local Cures (p. 307)
  31. Local Cures (p. 308-309)
  32. Old Cures (p. 309-310)
  33. Wonders of Fore (p. 310-311)
  34. Local Cures (p. 312-313)
  35. Fairy Fort (p. 313-314)
  36. Candle-Making (p. 315)
  37. St Brigid's Well (p. 316)
  38. Martin the Poet (p. 317)
  39. Landlordism (p. 318-319)
  40. Hidden Treasure (p. 320)
  41. Landlordism (p. 321)
  42. Lone Bush at Oldcastle Workhouse (p. 322-323)
  43. Martin the Poet (p. 324)
  44. Prayers (p. 325)
  45. Prayers - When Going to Bed (p. 326-327)
  46. Prayers (p. 327-330)
  47. Prayer (p. 331)
  48. Prayer - When Going to Bed (p. 332)
  49. Tea in Olden Times (p. 333)
  50. Food in Olden Times (p. 333)
  51. Old Story (p. 334-335)
  52. Fairy Fort (p. 336)
  53. Hidden Treasure (p. 336-337)
  54. Lough Red (p. 338)
  55. Burning (p. 339-340)
  56. Riddles (p. 341-349)
  57. Poem (p. 350)
  58. Cromwell (p. 351)
  59. Cures from Weeds (p. 351-352)
  60. Verse (p. 352-353)
  61. Chaldra's Bush (p. 354)
  62. Ross Castle (p. 355)
  63. Names of Fields (p. 356-357)
  64. Bread in Olden Times (p. 358)
  65. Ghost Story (p. 359)
  66. Cures (p. 360)
  67. Bread in Olden Times (p. 361)
  68. Valley of the Black Pig (p. 362)
  69. In a Trance (p. 363-364)
  70. Kidnappers of Killeagh (p. 365)
  71. Marriage Customs of Long Ago (p. 366-367)
  72. Fairy Man (p. 368-369)
  73. Banshee Legend (p. 370-371)
  74. Legend (p. 372-373)
  75. Wonders of Fore (p. 374)
  76. Old Sayings (p. 375)
  77. Ghost Story (p. 378)
  78. Grey Mare (p. 379)
  79. Strong Man (p. 380)
  80. Hidden Treasure (p. 381)
  81. Ghost Story (p. 382)
  82. Bean Sí (p. 383)
  83. Bean Sí (p. 384)
  84. Ghost Story (p. 385)
  85. Charms (p. 386)
  86. Fairy Story (p. 387)
  87. Fairy Story (p. 388)
  88. Strange Woman (p. 389)
  89. Lone Bush (p. 390)
  90. Ghost Story (p. 391)
  91. Ghost Story (p. 392)
  92. Ghost Story (p. 393)
  93. Ghost Story (p. 394)
  94. Ghost Story (p. 395)
  95. Christmas Story (p. 396)
  96. Christmas Story (p. 397)
  97. Man Who Knew All (p. 398)
  98. Gneeve District (p. 399)
  99. Ghost Story (p. 400)
  100. Queer Dog (p. 401)
  101. Bell of Killeagh (p. 402)
  102. Names of Fields (p. 403-404)
  103. Riddles (p. 404-406)
  104. Townland of Rathmea (p. 407)
  105. Old Cures (p. 408)
  106. Black Baron (p. 409-410)
  107. Pride of Lickblae (p. 410-412)
Origin information
Ballynacree, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 717, p. 256-412)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Charms   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524   linked data (viaf)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Bread--Folklore
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallynacreeBaile na CrícheBallynacreeKilleaghForeMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009019
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0717/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50090195>
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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