Cnoc an tSalainn

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cnoc an tSalainn (school) (Knockatallan, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher F. Ó Cathasaigh.

Original reference: 0955/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. My Home Distict (p. 241)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 242)
  3. Mass Rock (p. 243)
  4. Local Marriage Customs (p. 244-245)
  5. Local Cures (p. 246-247)
  6. Local Proverbs (p. 248-249)
  7. It happened that when St Patrick was crossing over the mountains from Clogher he became hungry. (p. 250-251)
  8. Fairy Lore (p. 253-254)
  9. Fairy Lore (p. 255)
  10. Roslea Meeting (p. 256-257)
  11. Local Tradition of Raparees (p. 258-259)
  12. Local Hedge-School (p. 260-261)
  13. Wake Games (p. 262-265)
  14. Local Place Names (p. 266)
  15. Local Place Names (p. 266-267)
  16. Local Place Names (p. 267-268)
  17. Local Place Names (p. 268)
  18. Local Place Names (p. 268)
  19. Riddles (p. 269-272)
  20. Riddles (p. 269-272)
Origin information
Knockatallan, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 955, p. 240-272)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KnockatallanCnoc an tSalainnKnockatallanTedavnetMonaghanMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0955/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Monaghan 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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