Ballymakenny, Drogheda

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ballymakenny, Drogheda (school) (Ballymakenny, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher M. Ní Chearbhaill.

Original reference: 0678/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Managers (p. 140)
  2. Principals (p. 141)
  3. Hedge-Schools (p. 142)
  4. Ballymakenny (p. 143-144)
  5. Patron Saint (p. 145)
  6. Wells (p. 146)
  7. Local Traditions of Irish Saints (p. 147)
  8. May Eve Customs (p. 149)
  9. Eastertide Customs and Food (p. 150)
  10. Folk-Cures - Cures Used Locally (p. 151-154)
  11. Games - Games Played by the Children at the Present Time (p. 155-156)
  12. Games - How to Play the Games of Tá Máire Mac 'na Caoineadh (p. 157)
  13. Games - How to Play Duck on the Pan (p. 158)
  14. Games - Skittles (p. 159)
  15. Games - Hunt the Hare (p. 159)
  16. A stone axe head was found in a dry stone wall fence... (p. 160)
  17. Wake Games (p. 161-162)
  18. Wakes (p. 163)
  19. Marriage (p. 164)
  20. The following words and phrases have been adopted into the English speech of the district... (p. 165-166)
  21. Proverbs (p. 167-168)
  22. Old Sayings Common in the District (p. 169-173)
  23. Rhymes and Riddles (p. 174-179)
  24. Stories (p. 181)
  25. Stories (p. 181-182)
  26. Stories (p. 183)
  27. Stories (p. 183)
  28. Stories (p. 184)
  29. Stories (p. 185)
  30. Stories (p. 185)
  31. Stories (p. 186)
  32. Stories (p. 186-187)
  33. Stories (p. 188)
  34. Stories (p. 189)
  35. Sites of Historic Interest - Castle of Ballymakenny (p. 191-193)
  36. Church of Saint Nicholas (p. 194-195)
  37. There is a graveyard about 2 miles north of the school. (p. 196)
  38. Mass Rocks (p. 196-197)
  39. Folk-Names of Constellations (p. 198)
  40. Basket-Making (p. 199)
  41. Spinning (p. 199-200)
  42. Whip-Making (p. 200-201)
  43. Dyeing (p. 201)
  44. Flax-Growing (p. 201)
  45. Utensils and Furniture (p. 203-204)
  46. None of the older residents around Ballymakenny... (p. 205)
  47. Unofficial Names (p. 206-214)
  48. Sowens was a dish made by steeping oatmeal in water and leaving over night. (p. 215-216)
  49. Food (p. 217-218)
  50. Weather-Lore - Old Sayings in Connection with Weather (p. 219-223)
  51. Bird-Lore (p. 225-228)
  52. Folk Prayers (p. 229-231)
  53. Emblems (p. 232)
  54. Holy Water (p. 233)
  55. Lore of Certain Days (p. 234-235)
  56. Herbs and Weeds (p. 236-238)
  57. In the school on the 1st January 1938 there were 32 pupils... (p. 242)
Origin information
Ballymakenny, Co. Louth
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 678, p. 139-242)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Wake services   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
School location
BallymakennyBaile Mhic ÉinighBallymakennyBallymakennyDroghedaLouth
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008881
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0678/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Louth 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:50088815>
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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