Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Óméith (school) (Omeath, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher D. Ó Cuilinn.

Original reference: 0657/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. My Home District (p. 201-205)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 206-208)
  3. Riddles (p. 209-214)
  4. Local Cures (p. 215-217)
  5. Local Place Names (p. 218-220)
  6. Old Crafts (p. 221-223)
  7. In the Penal Days (p. 224-225)
  8. Fairy Forts (p. 226-229)
  9. Funny Stories (p. 230)
  10. Funny Stories (p. 230-231)
  11. Funny Stories (p. 231-232)
  12. Funny Stories (p. 232)
  13. Funny Stories (p. 232)
  14. Funny Stories (p. 233)
  15. Games I Play (p. 234-241)
  16. Bird-Lore (p. 242-246)
  17. Herbs (p. 247-249)
  18. Homemade Toys (p. 250-253)
  19. Local Roads (p. 254-258)
  20. Stories of Giants (p. 259-260)
  21. Food in Olden Times (p. 261-263)
  22. Potato-Crop (p. 264-265)
  23. Churn (p. 266-267)
  24. Churning (p. 268)
  25. Festival Customs (p. 269-270)
  26. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 271-273)
  27. Local Fairs (p. 274-275)
  28. Care of the Feet (p. 276-277)
  29. Bread (p. 278-279)
  30. Famine Days (p. 280-281)
  31. Famine Days (p. 282)
  32. Prayers (p. 283-284)
  33. Landlords (p. 285-288)
  34. Old Houses (p. 289-290)
  35. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 291-293)
  36. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 294-295)
  37. Severe Weather (p. 296-298)
  38. Buying and Selling (p. 299-300)
  39. Buying and Selling (p. 301)
  40. Strange Animals (p. 302-308)
  41. Local Forge (p. 309-311)
  42. Local Graveyards (p. 312-313)
Origin information
Omeath, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 657, p. 200-313)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
OmeathÓ MéithOmeathLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0657/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Louth 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:50088055>
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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