Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Dromad (school) (Drumod, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Millicent "Nuabhroinn".

Original reference: 0214/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Story (p. 003)
  2. Story (p. 004-005)
  3. Story (p. 006)
  4. Story (p. 007)
  5. Story (p. 008)
  6. Story (p. 009)
  7. Story (p. 010)
  8. Story (p. 010)
  9. Story (p. 011)
  10. Story (p. 012)
  11. Local Beliefs Regarding the Weather (p. 013)
  12. Local Beliefs Regarding the Weather (p. 014)
  13. Local Beliefs Regarding the Weather (p. 015)
  14. Signs of the Weather (p. 016)
  15. Signs of the Weather (p. 017)
  16. Signs of the Weather (p. 018)
  17. Local Riddles (p. 019)
  18. Local Riddles (p. 020)
  19. Riddles (p. 021)
  20. Local Cures (p. 022)
  21. Local Cures (p. 023)
  22. Local Cures (p. 024)
  23. Local Marriage Customs (p. 025)
  24. Famine Times (p. 026)
  25. Proverbs (p. 027)
  26. Potato Crop (p. 028)
  27. Churning (p. 029)
  28. Story (p. 029)
  29. Bread (p. 030)
  30. Lucy Webb (p. 031-033)
  31. Lord Leitrim (p. 034)
  32. Local Forges (p. 035)
  33. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 036-038)
  34. Old Crafts (p. 039-040)
  35. Old Crafts (p. 041)
  36. Local Place Names (p. 042)
  37. These are Names of Places at Derrycarne, Dromod, Annaduff (p. 043)
  38. Games of Play (p. 044)
  39. Herbs (p. 045)
  40. Fairs (p. 046)
  41. Food in the Olden Times (p. 047)
  42. Mermaids (p. 048)
  43. Local Ruins (p. 049)
  44. Travelling Folk (p. 050)
  45. Festival Customs (p. 051)
  46. Clothes Made Locally (p. 052)
  47. Buying and Seling (p. 053)
  48. Landlord (p. 054)
  49. Local Happenings (p. 055)
  50. Severe Weather (p. 056)
  51. Old Schools (p. 057)
  52. Fairy Forts (p. 058)
  53. Local Poets (p. 059)
  54. Local Roads (p. 060)
  55. Lore of Certain Days (p. 061)
  56. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 062)
  57. Old Graveyards (p. 063)
Origin information
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 214, p. 1-63)
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0214/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim 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:46497015>
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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