Ballybay (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballybay (C.) (school) (Cornaseer, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Dhubhghaill.

Original reference: 0269/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 069-070)
  2. Local Cures (p. 071)
  3. Local Cures (p. 072)
  4. Local Cures (p. 072-073)
  5. Story (p. 074-075)
  6. Riddles (p. 076)
  7. Riddles (p. 076-078)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 079-080)
  9. Story (p. 080-081)
  10. Story (p. 082)
  11. Local Heroes (p. 083)
  12. Hedge-Schools (p. 083-084)
  13. Bread (p. 084-085)
  14. Bread (p. 085)
  15. Funny Story (p. 086)
  16. Old Crafts (p. 087)
  17. Old Crafts (p. 088)
  18. Old Crafts (p. 089)
  19. Bird-Lore (p. 089)
  20. Potato Crop (p. 090)
  21. Potato Crop (p. 090-091)
  22. Proverbs (p. 092)
  23. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 092-093)
  24. Churning (p. 094)
  25. Local Marriage Customs (p. 094-095)
  26. Famine Time (p. 096)
  27. Famine Time (p. 097)
  28. My Home District (p. 098)
  29. My Home District (p. 098-099)
  30. Local Ruins (p. 100)
  31. Old Graveyards (p. 100)
  32. Old Graveyards (p. 101)
  33. Collection of Prayers (p. 101-102)
  34. Local Cures (p. 103-106)
  35. Funny Story (p. 107-108)
Origin information
Cornaseer, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 269, p. 68-108)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
local legends   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CornaseerCornaseerKiltoomAthlone SouthRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0269/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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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