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Monknewton

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Monknewton (school) (Monknewtown, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha.

Original reference: 0713/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Halloween (p. 369-371)
  2. Past Customs (p. 372)
  3. Past Customs (p. 372)
  4. Past Customs (p. 373)
  5. Past Customs (p. 373)
  6. My Parish (p. 374-375)
  7. Churchyard (p. 376-378)
  8. Dowth Castle (p. 379-382)
  9. John Boyle O'Reilly (p. 383-381)
  10. Weather-Lore (p. 384-386)
  11. Games I Play (p. 387-391)
  12. Our Farm Animals (p. 392-394)
  13. Riddles (p. 395-399)
  14. Local Place Names (p. 400-402)
  15. Proverbs (p. 403-405)
  16. Old Crafts (p. 406-410)
  17. Hedge-Schools (p. 411-412)
  18. Local Marriage Customs (p. 413-415)
  19. Bird-Lore (p. 416-421)
  20. Local Cures (p. 422-428)
  21. Homemade Toys (p. 429-432)
  22. Lore of Certain Days (p. 433-434)
  23. Travelling Folk (p. 435-436)
  24. Fairy Forts (p. 437-438)
  25. Local Poets (p. 439-442)
  26. Famine (p. 443)
  27. Local Roads (p. 444-445)
  28. My Home District (p. 446-448)
  29. Holy Wells (p. 449)
  30. Herbs (p. 450-456)
  31. Care of the Feet (p. 457-452)
  32. Forge (p. 453-454)
  33. Clothes Made Locally (p. 455-458)
  34. Stories of the Holy Family (p. 459-460)
  35. Landlord (p. 461-462)
  36. Food in Olden Times (p. 463-464)
  37. Local Ruins (p. 465-468)
  38. Old Prayers (p. 469-470)
  39. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 471-472)
  40. Historical Traditions (p. 473-474)
  41. Bread (p. 475-476)
  42. Old Houses (p. 477-478)
  43. Buying and Selling (p. 479-480)
  44. Local Fairs (p. 481-482)
  45. Old Song (p. 483)
  46. Old Song - The Sailor Boy (p. 484-485)
  47. Potato Crop (p. 486-487)
  48. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 488-489)
  49. Religious Stories (p. 490-492)
  50. Strange Animals (p. 493)
  51. Leprechaun (p. 494)
  52. Charms and Superstitions (p. 495-498)
  53. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 496-499)
  54. Non-Official Place Names (p. 500)
  55. Pishogues (p. 501)
  56. Collier the Robber (p. 502-503)
  57. Churning (p. 504-506)
  58. Traditions of St Patrick (p. 507-508)
  59. Games Played Round the Fire on a Winter's Night Long Ago (p. 509-511)
  60. Slane Hill (p. 512-513)
  61. Plagues and Epidemics (p. 514)
  62. Legends of St Patrick (p. 515)
  63. Legends of St Patrick (p. 515)
  64. Rhymes (p. 516-517)
  65. Old Furniture (p. 518-519)
  66. Food on Certain Days (p. 520)
  67. Story (p. 521-522)
  68. Holy Wells (p. 523)
  69. Holy Well - Dowth (p. 524-525)
  70. Monknewtown Well (p. 526)
  71. Local Tradition (p. 527-528)
  72. Local Roads (p. 530)
  73. Old Game (p. 531)
Origin information
Monknewtown, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 713, p. 368-531)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Charms   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MonknewtownBaile Nua na ManachMonknewtownMonknewtownSlane UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009005
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0713/3

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50090055>
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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