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

Original reference: 0717/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 001-002)
  2. Collection of Riddles (p. 002-004)
  3. Cnoic Loch Craobh (p. 005-006)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 007-009)
  5. Local Burning (p. 010-012)
  6. Local Hero (p. 013)
  7. Homemade Toys (p. 014)
  8. Local Cures (p. 015-017)
  9. Local Cures (p. 018-021)
  10. My District (p. 022-024)
  11. Brave Hero (p. 025)
  12. Local Place Name (p. 026-027)
  13. Local Craft (p. 028-029)
  14. Local Craft (p. 029-030)
  15. Homemade Toys (p. 032-033)
  16. Potato Crop (p. 033-035)
  17. Potato Crop (p. 035-037)
  18. Local Forge (p. 038-040)
  19. Local Happening (p. 041-042)
  20. My Home District (p. 043-044)
  21. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 045-048)
  22. Funny Story (p. 049)
  23. Travelling Folk (p. 050-051)
  24. Local Roads (p. 053)
  25. Churning (p. 054-055)
  26. Local Fairs (p. 056-057)
  27. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 058-060)
  28. Local Landlord (p. 061-062)
  29. Local Craft (p. 063)
  30. Place Names (p. 064-065)
  31. My Home District (p. 066)
  32. Local Forge (p. 067-068)
  33. Food in Olden Times (p. 069-070)
  34. Local Ruins (p. 071-072)
  35. Churning (p. 073-074)
  36. Local Fairs (p. 075)
Origin information
Loughcrew, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 717, p. 1a-75)
English  irish  
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LoughcrewLoch CraobhLoughcrewLoughcrewForeMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0717/1

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 <>
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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