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Muchgrange (C.), Greenore

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Muchgrange (C.), Greenore (school) (Muchgrange, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mrs. A. O' Dwyer.

Original reference: 0659/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Our Local Patron Saint (p. 075-076)
  2. Our Local Patron Saint (p. 077-078)
  3. My Home District (p. 079-080)
  4. Fairy Fort (p. 081-083)
  5. Local Cairn (p. 084-085)
  6. Old Fortress (p. 086-087)
  7. My Home District - A Fairy Fort (p. 088-089)
  8. Riddles (p. 090-091)
  9. Curse of Cooley (p. 092-093)
  10. Proverbs (p. 094-095)
  11. Old Travellers (p. 096-097)
  12. Old Ruin (p. 098-099)
  13. Old Ruin (p. 100-101)
  14. Potato Crop (p. 102-103)
  15. Old Story (p. 104-105)
  16. Proverbs (p. 106-107)
  17. Holy Well (p. 108-109)
  18. Our Graveyards (p. 110-111)
  19. My Home District (p. 112-113)
  20. Old Historic Castle (p. 114)
  21. My Home District (p. 115-116)
  22. My Home District (p. 117-118)
  23. Ghost Story (p. 119-120)
  24. Local Tragedy (p. 121-122)
  25. Wedding Customs (p. 123-124)
  26. Old Cures (p. 125-126)
  27. Will-o-the-Wisp (p. 127-130)
  28. Old Liss (p. 131-132)
  29. Old Lis (p. 131-132)
  30. Old Lis (p. 131-132)
  31. Old Lis (p. 131-132)
  32. Old Lis (p. 131-132)
  33. Proverbs (p. 133-134)
  34. My Home District (p. 135-136)
  35. Local Fairy Story (p. 137-138)
  36. Riddles (p. 139)
  37. Local Ghost Story (p. 140-141)
  38. Local Shipwreck (p. 142-143)
  39. Story About a Lis (p. 144-145)
  40. Old Customs at Wakes (p. 146-147)
  41. Old Travellers (p. 148-150)
Origin information
Muchgrange, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 659, p. 74-150)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MuchgrangeAn Ghráinseach MhórMuchgrangeCarlingfordDundalk LowerLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0659/2

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 <>
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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