Cill Eirc

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cill Eirc (school) (Killark, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Mac Druaidhe.

Original reference: 0929/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 027)
  2. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 027-028)
  3. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 028-029)
  4. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 029)
  5. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 029)
  6. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 029-030)
  7. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 031)
  8. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 031)
  9. Customs and Games of Hallow Eve (p. 031-032)
  10. "Feahoe" - : means the wood of the yew trees because there is plantation in which yew trees grow. (p. 035-043)
  11. Local Roads (p. 045)
  12. Local Roads (p. 045-046)
  13. Local Roads (p. 047)
  14. Weather-Lore (p. 048-050)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 051-053)
  16. Thomas Clarke was cutting a lone bush, and he heard a voice saying "Dont cut that. So he did not cut it. (p. 053-054)
  17. Halftate (p. 054-055)
  18. Tomiska (p. 055-056)
  19. Riddles (p. 058-061)
  20. Customs on St Brigid's Day (p. 062-063)
  21. Customs on Shrove Tuesday (p. 064)
  22. Customs at Easter Time (p. 065)
  23. Big Wind (p. 066)
  24. Bird-Lore (p. 067-068)
  25. Customs on April Fools' Day (p. 069-070)
  26. Old Crafts (p. 071-072)
  27. Customs at Easter Time (p. 073-074)
  28. May Customs (p. 074-075)
  29. Marriage Customs (p. 076-077)
  30. Potato Crop (p. 078-079)
  31. Schools (p. 079-080)
  32. Local Happenings (p. 080-082)
  33. Customs on Whitsuntide (p. 083)
  34. Lore of Certain Days (p. 084)
  35. Funny Stories (p. 085)
  36. Lake of Ballyhoe (p. 086-088)
  37. Funny Stories (p. 089)
  38. Care of Farm Animals (p. 090)
  39. Proverbs (p. 091)
  40. Local Churches and Graveyards (p. 092)
  41. Landlord (p. 093)
  42. Old Stories (p. 094)
  43. Clothes Made Locally (p. 095)
  44. Penal Times (p. 096)
  45. Local Place Names (p. 097)
  46. Weeds and Herbs (p. 098)
  47. Ghost Stories (p. 099)
Origin information
Killark, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 929, p. 26-99)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Pentecost Festival   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KillarkCoill ArcKillarkMagheraclooneFarneyMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0929/2

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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