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Kells (Parochial)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kells (Parochial) (school) (Kells, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Vera C. Hodges.

Original reference: 0703/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Potato Crop (p. 344-345)
  2. Local Fairs (p. 346)
  3. Homemade Toys (p. 347)
  4. Bird-Lore (p. 348)
  5. Signs of the Weather (p. 349-352)
  6. Homemade Toys (p. 353-354)
  7. Local Cures (p. 355-357)
  8. Riddles (p. 358-359)
  9. Proverbs (p. 360)
  10. Local Legend of St Colmcille (p. 361-362)
  11. Local Cures (p. 363)
  12. Funny Story (p. 364)
  13. Funny Story (p. 364)
  14. Funny Story (p. 364-365)
  15. Boxty Bread (p. 366)
  16. Farm Animals (p. 366)
  17. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 367)
  18. Churning (p. 368)
  19. Churning (p. 368)
  20. Visit to a Farm-House (p. 369-370)
  21. St Kieran's Churchyard, Castlekieran (p. 370-372)
  22. St Columba's Church (p. 373)
  23. Clergy of Kells (p. 374-380)
  24. Local Speech (p. 381-383)
Origin information
Kells, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 703, p. 343-383)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Columba, Saint, 521-597   linked data (viaf)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KellsCeanannasKellsKellsKells UpperMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0703/3

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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