Dunshaughlin (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Dunshaughlin (B.) (school) (Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Gearóid Mac Gabhann.

Original reference: 0687/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Halloween (p. 211-212)
  2. Ancient Crafts (p. 213-214)
  3. Penal Days (p. 215)
  4. Penal Days (p. 215)
  5. Bird-Lore (p. 216)
  6. Bird-Lore (p. 216-227)
  7. Place Names (p. 217)
  8. Place Names (p. 217-218)
  9. Local Cures (p. 219-220)
  10. St Stephen's Day (p. 222)
  11. Lore of Certain Days (p. 223)
  12. Riddles (p. 224)
  13. Riddles (p. 224-225)
  14. Weather-Lore (p. 226)
  15. Weather-Lore (p. 226)
  16. Planting Potatoes (p. 228)
  17. Herbs (p. 229)
  18. Severe Weather (p. 230)
  19. My Home District (p. 231-232)
  20. Old Graveyards (p. 233)
  21. Churning (p. 234)
  22. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 235)
  23. Proverbs (p. 236)
  24. Old Ghost Stories (p. 237-239)
  25. Old Graveyards (p. 240-241)
  26. Banshee and Leprechaun (p. 242)
  27. Local Saint (p. 243)
  28. Proverbs (p. 244)
  29. Weather-Lore (p. 245)
  30. Famine (p. 246)
  31. Care of the Feet (p. 247)
Origin information
Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 687, p. 210-247)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DunshaughlinDún SeachlainnDunshaughlinDunshaughlinRatoathMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0687/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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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