Drumraney

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Drumraney (school) (Drumraney, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ml Mc Garry.

Original reference: 0747/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Holy Wells - Saint Enan's Well (p. 501-502)
  2. Holy Wells - Saint Patrick's Well (p. 503-504)
  3. Holy Wells - Saint Bridget's Well (p. 505)
  4. Holy Wells - Saint Patrick's Well (p. 506)
  5. Holy Wells - Saint Patrick's Well (p. 507)
  6. In the townsland of Kilkenny Abbey parish of Tubberclare there is a lough called Auburn Lough... (p. 508)
  7. Riddles (p. 509)
  8. Riddles (p. 510-511)
  9. Riddles (p. 512-513)
  10. Riddles (p. 514)
  11. Riddles (p. 515-517)
  12. Riddles (p. 517-518)
  13. Local Heroes (p. 519)
  14. Local Heroes (p. 519)
  15. Local Heroes (p. 520)
  16. Funny Stories (p. 521)
  17. Funny Stories (p. 521)
  18. Funny Stories (p. 522)
  19. Funny Stories (p. 522)
  20. Funny Stories (p. 523)
  21. Funny Stories (p. 524)
  22. Funny Stories (p. 524)
  23. Funny Stories (p. 525-528)
  24. Funny Stories (p. 529)
  25. Funny Stories (p. 529-530)
  26. Funny Stories (p. 531)
  27. Funny Stories (p. 532)
  28. Funny Stories (p. 532)
  29. Funny Stories (p. 533-534)
  30. Weather-Lore (p. 535-536)
  31. Weather-Lore (p. 537)
  32. Weather-Lore (p. 538)
  33. Local Poets (p. 539)
  34. Local Poets (p. 540-541)
  35. Local Poets (p. 542)
  36. Old Schools (p. 543)
  37. Old Schools (p. 543-544)
  38. Old Schools (p. 545)
  39. Old Schools (p. 545-546)
  40. Old Schools (p. 547)
  41. Old Schools (p. 548)
  42. Old Schools (p. 549)
  43. Old Schools (p. 550)
  44. Old Schools (p. 550)
  45. The roads in the townsland of Fairfield are only bye roads... (p. 551)
  46. I live in the townsland of Cartroncor parish of Drumraney and County of Westmeath... (p. 552)
  47. I live in Kiltubber. "Kill neans a church and tuber a well... (p. 552)
  48. Old Crafts (p. 553)
  49. Old Crafts (p. 553)
  50. Old Crafts (p. 554)
  51. Old Crafts (p. 554)
  52. Old Crafts (p. 555)
  53. Old Crafts (p. 556)
  54. Old Crafts (p. 557)
  55. Old Crafts (p. 558)
  56. Old Crafts (p. 559)
  57. Old Crafts (p. 559)
  58. Old Crafts (p. 560)
  59. Old Crafts (p. 560)
  60. In the townsland of Legan there is a field called the Blue Bottoms... (p. 561)
  61. In the townsland of Ballcloughduff there is a field called Langan's field... (p. 561)
  62. In olden times there was seed called rape seed sown... (p. 562)
  63. Local Marriage Customs (p. 563-564)
  64. Local Marriage Customs (p. 564-565)
  65. Local Marriage Customs (p. 565-566)
  66. Local Marriage Customs (p. 567)
  67. Local Marriage Customs (p. 568)
  68. Local Place Names (p. 569)
  69. Local Place Names (p. 569)
  70. Local Place Names (p. 570-571)
  71. Local Place Names (p. 571-572)
  72. Local Place Names (p. 572)
  73. Local Place Names (p. 573)
  74. Local Place Names (p. 573)
  75. Local Place Names (p. 574)
  76. Local Place Names (p. 574)
  77. Local Place Names (p. 574)
  78. Famine Times (p. 575)
  79. Famine Times (p. 576)
  80. Famine Times (p. 576)
  81. Famine Times (p. 577)
  82. Famine Times (p. 578)
  83. Famine Times (p. 579)
  84. Famine Times (p. 580)
  85. Famine Times (p. 581-582)
  86. There are three churchyards in this parish. Two of them are in the townsland of Cartroncor and the other is beside the chapel... (p. 583)
  87. In olden times there were two other churchyards in Drumraney, one in the townsland of Kiltubber and the other in Bryanmore... (p. 584)
  88. Local Monuments (p. 585)
  89. Local Monuments (p. 585-586)
  90. Bird-Lore (p. 587)
  91. Bird-Lore (p. 588)
  92. Local Cures (p. 589-590)
  93. Local Cures (p. 591)
  94. Local Cures (p. 591)
  95. Local Cures (p. 592)
  96. Local Cures (p. 592)
  97. Local Cures (p. 593)
  98. Local Cures (p. 594)
  99. Homemade Toys (p. 595)
  100. Homemade Toys (p. 595-596)
  101. Homemade Toys (p. 597)
  102. Homemade Toys (p. 597)
  103. Homemade Toys (p. 598)
  104. Homemade Toys (p. 598)
  105. Fairy Forts (p. 599)
  106. Fairy Forts (p. 599)
  107. Fairy Forts (p. 600)
  108. Fairy Forts (p. 601)
  109. Fairy Forts (p. 602-603)
  110. Fairy Forts (p. 604)
  111. Fairy Forts (p. 604-605)
  112. Fairy Forts (p. 606)
  113. Fairy Forts (p. 606)
  114. Fairy Forts (p. 607)
  115. Fairy Forts (p. 608)
  116. Local Games (p. 609-610)
  117. Local Games (p. 611)
  118. Local Games (p. 611)
  119. Local Games (p. 612)
  120. Local Games (p. 613)
  121. Local Games (p. 614)
  122. Local Games (p. 615-616)
  123. Local Games (p. 617)
  124. Local Games (p. 617)
  125. Local Games (p. 618)
  126. Wake Games (p. 619)
  127. Wake Games (p. 620)
  128. Wake Games (p. 621)
  129. Wake Games (p. 622)
  130. On St. Stephen's Day, boys go out all dressed to hunt the wren... (p. 623-624)
  131. Local Forges (p. 625)
  132. Local Forges (p. 626)
  133. Potato Crop (p. 627-628)
  134. Potato Crop (p. 628-629)
  135. Potato Crop (p. 630)
  136. Collection of Prayers (p. 631)
  137. Collection of Prayers (p. 631)
  138. Collection of Prayers (p. 631)
  139. Collection of Prayers (p. 632)
  140. Collection of Prayers (p. 632)
  141. Collection of Prayers (p. 633-634)
  142. On one occasion there was a man named "Willy the Wisp. This man was a blacksmith and he a wish for everything... (p. 635-666)
  143. My Home District (p. 637-638)
  144. My Home District (p. 639)
  145. My Home District (p. 639-640)
  146. My Home District (p. 640-641)
  147. My Home District (p. 642)
  148. Proverbs (p. 643-644)
  149. Proverbs (p. 645)
  150. Proverbs (p. 645-647)
  151. Proverbs (p. 647-649)
  152. Superstitions (p. 650)
  153. Superstitions (p. 651)
  154. Superstitions (p. 652-653)
  155. Local Fairs (p. 654)
  156. Local Fairs (p. 654)
  157. Churning (p. 655)
  158. Churning (p. 656)
  159. Churning (p. 657-658)
  160. Churning (p. 659)
  161. Farm Animals (p. 660-661)
  162. Farm Animals (p. 661-662)
  163. Farm Animals (p. 662)
  164. Strange Animals (p. 663)
  165. Strange Animals (p. 664)
  166. Strange Animals (p. 664)
  167. Ethnographic (p. 665)
  168. Classification of Pupils According to Hair (p. 665)
Origin information
Drumraney, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 747, p. 500a-666)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Brigid, of Ireland, Saint, ca. 453-ca. 524   linked data (viaf)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
narratives   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Weather--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumraneyDroim RaithneDrumraneyDrumraneyKilkenny WestWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009128
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0747/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50091285>
Funding
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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