Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Druim (school) (Drum, Co. Galway), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máiréad Ní Dhubháin.

Original reference: 0051/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Galway schools

  1. Holy Well of Curra (p. 0241)
  2. Saint Colman Mac Duagh (p. 0243-0244)
  3. Leitrim (p. 0245-0246)
  4. Loughrea Lake (p. 0247)
  5. Derrybrian and its Mountain (p. 0249)
  6. Marblehill and its Antiquities (p. 0250-0252)
  7. November Eve (p. 0253-0254)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 0255-0256)
  9. Local Poet (p. 0257-0260)
  10. Marriage Customs (p. 0261-0262)
  11. Games I Play (p. 0263-0265)
  12. Treasure Story (p. 0266)
  13. Boxty Bread (p. 0267-0268)
  14. Old Sayings Used in this District (p. 0269)
  15. Seanfhocail atá le cloisteáil anseo (p. 0270)
  16. Legend of the Lake of Loughrea (p. 0271-0272)
  17. Landlord (p. 0273-0274)
  18. Eviction Scene (p. 0275-0276)
  19. Potato Crop (p. 0277-0278)
  20. Old Landlord (p. 0279-0280)
  21. Uses Made of Straw (p. 0281-0282)
  22. Churning at Home (p. 0283)
  23. In years long past, homemade articles were greatly used especially baskets. (p. 0284-0285)
  24. Ballinakill Parish Cemeteries (p. 0286-0288)
  25. Big Wind (p. 0289)
  26. Townland I live in (p. 0290-0291)
  27. Local Cures (p. 0292-0293)
  28. Holy Well (p. 0294)
  29. Festival Customs (p. 0295-0296)
  30. Old Cures (p. 0297-0298)
  31. Old Cures (p. 0299)
  32. Aughrim Village (p. 0300)
  33. Local Cures (p. 0301)
  34. Story of Slieve Aughty (p. 0302)
  35. Riddles (p. 0303)
  36. Festival Customs (p. 0304-0305)
  37. Old Sayings used in this district (p. 0306)
  38. Saint Patrick's Day (p. 0307)
  39. Bird-Lore (p. 0308-0309)
  40. Liosín Glás (p. 0310)
Origin information
Drum, Co. Galway
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 51, p. 240-310)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Galway (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumAn DroimDrumBallynakillLeitrimGalway
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0051/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Galway 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:45833165>
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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