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Raharney (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Raharney (B.) (school) (Raharney, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Ó Conmhidhe.

Original reference: 0727/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Folklore (p. 001)
  2. Forts and Raths (p. 002)
  3. Bean Sí (p. 003-004)
  4. Skull (p. 005)
  5. Gibson's Churning (p. 006-007)
  6. Leprechaun (p. 008)
  7. Scrugán (p. 009)
  8. Rath Carney (p. 009)
  9. Ballyhaw (p. 009-010)
  10. Crinions Churning (p. 011-012)
  11. Piper on the Hills (p. 013)
  12. Stone Hatchet (p. 013)
  13. Leathern Shoe (p. 014)
  14. Burial Chumber - Killynon, Rynella (p. 014-015)
  15. Cnoc Eirige - Airgid (p. 015-016)
  16. Story of a Woman Who Used to Suck Cows (p. 016)
  17. Story of a Race (p. 017)
  18. Scarden - Scártán (p. 018-019)
  19. St Patrick's Stone (p. 020)
  20. Story of a Battle (p. 020-022)
  21. Monuments Tree (p. 022-023)
  22. Loughcuth (p. 023)
  23. Old Cures - Burns (p. 024)
  24. Warts (p. 025-027)
  25. Toothache (p. 028-029)
  26. Whooping-Cough (p. 030-031)
  27. Sore Mouth or White Mouth in Babies (p. 032)
  28. Thorn (p. 032)
  29. Ringworm (p. 033)
  30. Brickmaking (p. 034-035)
  31. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 036)
  32. Old Crafts - Thatching (p. 036-037)
  33. Old Crafts - Flax-Growning (p. 037-038)
  34. Old Crafts - Rush Candles (p. 038)
  35. Old Crafts - Dyes (p. 039)
  36. Old Crafts - Nail-Making (p. 039)
  37. Old Crafts - Lime Making (p. 040)
  38. Old Crafts - Burning of Lime (p. 040-041)
  39. Old Crafts - Candle Making (p. 042)
  40. Old Crafts - Bóráns as Fuel (p. 042)
  41. Old Crafts - Spade Making (p. 043)
  42. Old Crafts - Churn Making (p. 043)
  43. Old Crafts - Candle Making (p. 043-044)
  44. Old Crafts - Wheel Making (p. 045)
  45. Old Crafts - Clothes Lining (p. 045)
  46. Old Crafts - A Tannery (p. 046)
  47. Fishing - Snaring (p. 047)
  48. Fishing - Gaffing (p. 047)
  49. Fishing - Netting (p. 047)
  50. Fishing - Lime (p. 048)
  51. Fishing - Spawning Time (p. 048)
  52. Fishing - Teaming (p. 048)
  53. Fishing - Hare Holes (p. 048)
  54. Bird-Catching - Three Bricks (p. 049)
  55. Bird-Catching - Cliabhán (p. 049)
  56. Bird-Catching - Lanterns at Night (p. 049-050)
  57. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Lucky and Unlucky Months and Days (p. 050-051)
  58. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Marriage Rhyme (p. 051-052)
  59. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Throwing Rice and Confetti (p. 053)
  60. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Throwing the Boot (p. 053)
  61. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - The Marriage Ring (p. 054)
  62. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - A Marriage Game (p. 054)
  63. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - A Marriage Game (p. 054-055)
  64. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Marriage Rhyme (p. 055-056)
  65. Marriage Customs and Beliefs - Green Rushes (p. 056)
  66. Conor Sheridan (p. 057-058)
  67. Conor Sheridan (p. 058-059)
  68. Crinions' Churning (p. 059)
  69. Local Place Names - in Barony - Fearbill - in Townland - Raharney (p. 060)
  70. Local Place Names - in Grangemore Townland (p. 061)
  71. Local Place Names - Clonbore and Belview (p. 062-063)
  72. Local Place Names - Ballinahee and Craddenstown (p. 064-066)
  73. Place Names - Corbetstown and Joristown (p. 067)
  74. Local Place Names - Wardenstown (p. 068)
  75. Local Place Names - Riverdale and Grangebeg (p. 069-071)
  76. Local Place Names - Derrymore and Killoyne (p. 072)
  77. Local Place Names - Feerlion - as Pronounced (p. 073)
  78. Travelling Folk (p. 074-076)
  79. Travelling Folk (p. 077)
  80. Travelling Folk (p. 078)
  81. Travelling Folk (p. 078-079)
  82. Travelling Folk (p. 079-080)
  83. Travelling Folk (p. 080-081)
  84. Travelling Folk (p. 082)
  85. Famine Times (p. 083)
  86. Famine Times - Relief Works (p. 083)
  87. Famine Times - Wages and Food (p. 084)
  88. Famine Times - Wages and Food (p. 084-085)
  89. Famine Times - Story (p. 086)
  90. Famine Times - A Death (p. 087)
  91. Famine Times (p. 087)
  92. Local Feats and Champions - Walking Challenge (p. 088)
  93. Local Feats and Champions - Wrestling Match (p. 088-089)
  94. Local Feats and Champions - Bowl Throwing (p. 089-090)
  95. Story (p. 090)
  96. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Boot of Gold (p. 091)
  97. Further Old Stories - How a Priest Told That There Would Not Be a Brisco Alive After Two Hundred Years (p. 091-092)
  98. Further Old Stories - A Story of Gibson's House (p. 093-095)
  99. Further Old Stories - The Rath of Rathwire (p. 095-096)
  100. Further Old Stories - Earls Mill (p. 097-098)
  101. Further Old Stories - How Captain Fetherston Got the Name Fetherstonhough (p. 098-099)
  102. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Priest (p. 099-101)
  103. Further Old Stories - The Story of a Woman Who Used to Suck Cows (p. 102)
  104. Further Old Stories - A Ghost Heard Howling like a Turkey-Cock (p. 103)
  105. Further Old Stories - Degnin's Treasure (p. 103-104)
  106. Further Old Stories - The Shooting of Fetherston (p. 105)
  107. Further Old Stories - A Man Who Cut a Lone Bush (p. 106)
  108. Further Old Stories - A Story of Fairies Threshing (p. 106-107)
  109. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Town (p. 108)
  110. Further Old Stories - A Story of Locín (p. 108-109)
  111. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Passway for Fairies (p. 110)
  112. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Fair Morning (p. 110)
  113. Further Old Stories - A Story of an Old Road (p. 111)
  114. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Black Man (p. 111)
  115. Further Old Stories - A Story of Robbers Lane (p. 112)
  116. Further Old Stories - The Old Road (p. 112-113)
  117. Further Old Stories - The Castle Field (p. 114)
  118. Further Old Stories - A Story of Gold (p. 114)
  119. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Boy (p. 115)
  120. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Cow Going into Henry's Yard (p. 115)
  121. Further Old Stories - The Fair Green Long Ago (p. 116)
  122. Further Old Stories - Story of a Rat (p. 117)
  123. Further Old Stories - A Story of a Hidden Treasure (p. 118)
  124. Further Old Stories - The Story of a Piper (p. 119)
  125. Further Old Stories - The Story of a Monastery (p. 119)
  126. Further Old Stories - The Story of a Graveyard (p. 119-120)
  127. Local Proverbs (p. 120-123)
  128. Local Lucky and Unlucky Things (p. 124-125)
  129. Local Beliefs (p. 126-127)
  130. Local Schools (p. 128)
  131. Local Schools (p. 129)
  132. Local Schools (p. 130)
  133. Schools at Inanbridge (p. 130)
  134. Local Schools (p. 131)
  135. Local Schools (p. 131-132)
  136. Local Schools (p. 133)
  137. Local Schools (p. 133)
  138. Local Schools (p. 133-134)
  139. Local Schools (p. 135)
  140. Local Schools (p. 135)
  141. Local Schools (p. 135)
  142. Stories (p. 136)
  143. Story of a Potato (p. 136)
  144. Games - Marbles (p. 137)
  145. Games - Tig (p. 137)
  146. Games - Hide-and-Seek (p. 138)
  147. Games - Blind-Man's-Buff (p. 138)
  148. Games - Duck Down (p. 138-139)
  149. Games - King of the Castle (p. 140)
  150. Games - Skittles (p. 140)
  151. Games - Cat (p. 140-141)
  152. Games - The House that Jack Built (p. 141-142)
  153. Games - The Crooked Crab-Tree (p. 143)
  154. Games - Colours (p. 143-144)
  155. Games of Chance or Fortune That Were Common at Races and Sports Years Ago - Jack's Farm (p. 145)
  156. Games of Chance or Fortune That Were Common at Races and Sports Years Ago - Duck in a Hole (p. 145)
  157. Games of Chance or Fortune That Were Common at Races and Sports Years Ago - Man in a Barrel (p. 145)
  158. Games of Chance or Fortune That Were Common at Races and Sports Years Ago - Trick of the Loop (p. 145-146)
  159. Cow Tyings (p. 147)
  160. Milking Time (p. 147)
  161. Animal Calls (p. 147-148)
  162. Hair Cutting and Putting By (p. 148-149)
  163. Bonfire Night in Ballinahea (p. 149)
  164. Halloween Games Etc (p. 150)
  165. May Bush Night (p. 150-151)
  166. St Brigid's Day 1st February (p. 151-152)
  167. Rhymes in Giving Out Tig (p. 152-153)
  168. Play Rhyme (p. 153-154)
  169. Play Rhymes (p. 154-155)
  170. Tig Rhyme (p. 155-157)
  171. Play Rhymes -Rhyme the Lady on the Mountain (p. 157-158)
  172. Play Rhymes - King of Spain Rhyme and Game (p. 158-159)
  173. Play Rhymes - Playing Jacks - Five Pebbles (p. 160-161)
  174. Old Sayings Locally (p. 161-165)
  175. Old Prayers (p. 166)
  176. Raharney and it Churches (p. 167)
Origin information
Raharney, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 727, p. 1a-167)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Toothache   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Tanning   linked data (lcsh)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
animal calls   linked data (afset)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RaharneyRáth FhearnaRaharneyFarbillWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009049
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0727/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50090495>
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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