Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Brownhill (school) (Tirnaskea North, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher E. Ní Ghamail.

Original reference: 0955/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 001-003)
  2. Birds Common to this District (p. 004-006)
  3. Riddles (p. 007-015)
  4. Signs of the Weather (p. 016-018)
  5. Tragic Happenings (p. 019-020)
  6. Funny Story (p. 021)
  7. Story - True Happening (p. 022-023)
  8. Local Superstitions (p. 024-025)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 026-027)
  10. Old Crafts (p. 028-029)
  11. Spinning (p. 030)
  12. Wooden Ploughs (p. 031)
  13. Herbs (p. 032)
  14. Churning (p. 033-034)
Origin information
Tirnaskea North, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 955, p. 1a-34)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Tirnaskea NorthTír na Sceiche ThuaidhTirnaskea NorthTedavnetMonaghanMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0955/1

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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