Lacken and Leny

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lacken and Leny (school) (Lackan, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S, Mac Shamhráin.

Original reference: 0738/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 131)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 131-132)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 132-133)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 133-134)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 134-135)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 135)
  7. Local Stories (p. 136-137)
  8. Local Stories (p. 137-138)
  9. Local Stories (p. 138)
  10. Local Stories (p. 138-139)
  11. Local Stories (p. 139-140)
  12. Local Stories (p. 140)
  13. Local Stories (p. 140-141)
  14. Churning (p. 142)
  15. Churning (p. 142-143)
  16. Churning (p. 144)
  17. Churning (p. 144-145)
  18. Local Fairy Tale (p. 146)
  19. Local Fairy Tale (p. 147)
  20. Fairy Forts (p. 148)
  21. Fairy Forts (p. 149)
  22. Fairy Forts (p. 149-150)
  23. Fairy Forts (p. 150-151)
  24. Fairy Forts (p. 151)
  25. Fairy Forts (p. 151-152)
  26. Graveyards (p. 152-153)
  27. Graveyards (p. 153)
  28. Graveyards (p. 153)
  29. Graveyards (p. 153-154)
  30. Cures - A Cure for Warts (p. 155)
  31. Cures - A Cure for an Earache (p. 155)
  32. Cures - Cure for Ringworm (p. 155)
  33. Cures - Cure for a Cow with Sore Spins (p. 155)
  34. Cures - Cure for a Cough (p. 156)
  35. Cures - Cure of a Burn (p. 156)
  36. Cures - Cure for a Bleeding Finger (p. 156)
  37. Cures (p. 156)
  38. Cures - Cure for Corns (p. 156)
  39. Cures - Cure of Cancer (p. 156-157)
  40. Cures - Cure for Stye in Your Eye (p. 158)
  41. Weather-Lore (p. 159-160)
  42. Wedding Customs (p. 161-163)
  43. My Home District (p. 163-164)
  44. My Home District (p. 164)
  45. My Home District (p. 164-165)
  46. My Home District (p. 165-166)
  47. My Home District (p. 166)
  48. My Home District (p. 166-167)
  49. My Home District (p. 167-168)
  50. Old Crafts (p. 169-170)
  51. Famine Times (p. 171-172)
  52. Local Monuments (p. 173)
  53. Local Monuments (p. 173-174)
  54. Local Ruins (p. 175)
  55. Local Forges (p. 176-177)
  56. Local Tailor (p. 178)
  57. Local Tailor (p. 178)
  58. Local Tailor (p. 178-179)
  59. Local Tailor (p. 179-180)
  60. Festival Customs (p. 181-182)
  61. Potato Crop (p. 183-185)
  62. Food in Olden Times (p. 186-187)
  63. Leprechaun (p. 188)
  64. Leprechaun (p. 188-189)
  65. Leprechaun (p. 189-190)
  66. Leprechaun (p. 190)
  67. Leprechaun (p. 191)
  68. Holy Wells (p. 192)
  69. Names of Townlands (p. 194-195)
  70. Names of Fields (p. 195-196)
  71. Herbs (p. 197-199)
  72. Religious Stories (p. 200)
  73. Religious Stories (p. 200-201)
  74. Care of the Feet (p. 202)
  75. Care of the Feet (p. 202)
  76. Care of the Feet (p. 202)
  77. Care of the Feet (p. 202-203)
  78. Landlord (p. 204-205)
  79. Local Fairs (p. 206-207)
  80. Historical Tradition (p. 208-210)
  81. Old Houses (p. 211-212)
  82. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 213-214)
  83. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 215)
  84. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 215)
  85. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 215)
  86. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 215)
  87. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 215-216)
  88. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 216-217)
  89. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 217)
  90. Bread (p. 218-219)
  91. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 220-221)
  92. Riddles (p. 222-226)
  93. Local Poets (p. 227)
  94. Local Poets (p. 227)
  95. Local Poets (p. 227-228)
  96. Local Happenings (p. 229-230)
  97. Local Happenings (p. 230-231)
  98. Local Happenings (p. 231)
  99. Local Happenings (p. 231-232)
Origin information
Lackan, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 738, p. 129-232)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Earache   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Cough   linked data (lcsh)
Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
Hemorrhage   linked data (lcsh)
Foot--Wounds and injuries
Cancer   linked data (lcsh)
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dwellings--Folklore
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Giants--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
School location
LackanLeacainLackanLackanCorkareeWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009089
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0738/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50090895>
Funding
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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