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Áth na Coille

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Áth na Coille (school) (Annaghkilly, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Ó Briain.

Original reference: 0945/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Holy Well (p. 257-258)
  2. Annaghkilly Church (p. 259)
  3. Annaghkilly Fort (p. 260)
  4. James Connolly (p. 261-262)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 263-265)
  6. Old Crafts (p. 266)
  7. Lore of Certain Days (p. 267-269)
  8. Local Cures (p. 270-272)
  9. Riddles (p. 273-275)
  10. Food in Olden Times (p. 276-279)
  11. Famine Times (p. 280-282)
  12. Fairy Forts (p. 283-284)
  13. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 285-286)
  14. Potato Crops (p. 287-289)
  15. Bird-Lore (p. 290-292)
  16. Folklore (p. 293-294)
  17. Churning (p. 295)
  18. Bread (p. 296-297)
  19. Fairs (p. 298)
  20. Festival Customs (p. 299-300)
  21. Games I Play (p. 301-302)
Origin information
Annaghkilly, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 945, p. 257a-302)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
School location
AnnaghkillyEanach ChilleAnnaghkillyClonesDartreeMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0945/6

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Monaghan schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <>
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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