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t-Iubhar (Ture)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from An t-Iubhar (Ture) (school) (Ture, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938.

Original reference: 1113/3

    In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

    1. Local Place Names (p. 225-227)
    2. Local Cures (p. 228-229)
    3. Care of the Farm Animals (p. 230-232)
    4. Signs of the Weather (p. 233-234)
    5. Story (p. 235-236)
    6. Story (p. 237-238)
    7. Local Marriage Customs (p. 239-241)
    8. Riddles (p. 242-245)
    9. Lore of Certain Days - The Old Cow (p. 246-248)
    10. Old Crafts (p. 249-252)
    11. Bird-Lore (p. 253-261)
    12. Herbs (p. 262-267)
    13. Proverbs (p. 268-269)
    14. Games I Play (p. 270-276)
    15. Local Roads (p. 277-279)
    16. Landlords (p. 280-281)
    17. Food in Olden Times (p. 282-284)
    18. Our Holy Wells (p. 285-286)
    19. Festival Customs (p. 287-288)
    20. Clothes Made Locally (p. 289-291)
    21. Local Fairs (p. 292-293)
    22. Local Forges (p. 294-297)
    23. Local Patron Saint (p. 298-299)
    24. Buying and Selling (p. 300-302)
    25. Old Houses (p. 303-304)
    26. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 305-306)
    27. Food and its Preparation (p. 307-309)
    28. Homemade Toys (p. 310-312)
    29. Superstitions (p. 313-314)
    Origin information
    Ture, Co. Donegal
    Date created:
    Type of Resource
    Physical description
    1 chapter (vol. 1113, p. 225a-314)
    Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
    Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
    Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
    Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
    Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
    Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
    Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
    Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
    Roads   linked data (lcsh)
    Land use   linked data (lcsh)
    Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
    Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
    Smithing   linked data (afset)
    Toys   linked data (lcsh)
    Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
    School location
    TureAn tIúrTureMuffInishowen WestDonegal
    University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

    Original reference: 1113/3

    Suggested credit
    "The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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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