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Killough

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Killough (school) (Killulagh, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary Lynch.

Original reference: 0726/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Hidden Treasure - A Golden Harrow (p. 167)
  2. Doire Fliuch - Boot of Gold (p. 168)
  3. Killkenna (p. 169)
  4. Knock Shee Ban - Hill of the White Fairy (p. 170-171)
  5. Bracklin Lodge (p. 174)
  6. Local Story of Fetherston and the Priest (p. 175)
  7. Child Taken by Mysterious Ladies (p. 176)
  8. Molly Gretan's Rath (p. 177)
  9. Story (p. 178)
  10. Story (p. 179)
  11. Local Story (p. 180)
  12. Local Ancient Story (p. 181)
  13. Cave (p. 182-183)
  14. Sion Hill - May Morning (p. 184)
  15. Story (p. 185)
  16. Hidden Treasure (p. 186)
  17. Story (p. 187)
  18. Oldest Lady in the Locality (p. 188)
  19. Tragic Incident (p. 189-190)
  20. There is a big stone in a field near Delvin, one day a little girl was the stone and she saw a little white comb and she picked it up and brought it home and showed it to her mother. (p. 191)
  21. Local Martyr (p. 192-194)
  22. Scarden (p. 195)
  23. Holy Well (p. 195-196)
  24. Scarden (p. 197)
  25. Giant's Rock (p. 198)
  26. Travelling Folk (p. 199)
  27. Killough (p. 200-201)
  28. Local Proverbs (p. 202)
  29. Riddles (p. 203)
  30. Games I Play (p. 205)
  31. My Home District (p. 206-207)
  32. Some years ago when men were engaged in cleaning turf banks in Martinstown bog, they discovered flax and an implement for pressing flax and some butter dishes. (p. 208)
  33. Story (p. 209)
  34. Old House (p. 210)
  35. Local Fairs (p. 211-212)
  36. Local Cures (p. 213)
  37. Local Cures (p. 214)
  38. Local Cures - Heart Trouble (p. 214-215)
  39. Local Cures - Chin Cough (p. 216)
  40. Local Cures - Ringworm (p. 216)
  41. Local Cures - Boils and Eruptions on Skin (p. 216-217)
  42. Potato Crop (p. 218)
  43. May Day Customs (p. 219)
  44. Easter Customs (p. 220)
  45. Strange Animals (p. 221)
  46. Festival Customs (p. 222)
  47. Local Forge (p. 223)
  48. Saint Stephen's Day (p. 224)
  49. Legend of the District (p. 225)
  50. Legend of the District (p. 226)
  51. Customs Connected with Saints Peter and Paul's Evening (p. 227)
  52. Story (p. 228)
  53. Customs Connected with Hallow Eve (p. 229-230)
  54. Story (p. 231)
  55. Story (p. 232)
  56. Castletown Delvin (p. 233)
  57. Bread (p. 234)
  58. Boxty Bread (p. 234)
  59. Oaten Bread (p. 234)
  60. Bread (p. 235)
  61. Griddle Bread (p. 235)
  62. Legend (p. 236)
  63. Weather-Lore (p. 237)
  64. Weather-Lore (p. 237)
  65. Story (p. 238)
  66. Reynella Snow House (p. 239)
  67. Churning (p. 240)
  68. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 241)
  69. House Style and Structure (p. 242-245)
  70. Position of Houses - Means of Entrance (p. 246)
  71. Local Roads (p. 247-248)
  72. Cure (p. 249)
  73. Story (p. 250)
  74. Sion Hill (p. 251)
  75. Local Shoemaker (p. 252)
  76. Local Shoemaker (p. 252)
  77. Clothes Made Locally (p. 253)
  78. Buying and Selling (p. 254)
  79. Buying and Selling (p. 255-257)
  80. Bird-Lore (p. 258)
  81. Severe Weather (p. 259-261)
  82. Rocks and Stones (p. 263)
  83. Local Landlord (p. 264)
  84. Lore of Certain Days (p. 265)
  85. Local Place Names (p. 266)
  86. Story (p. 267)
  87. Story (p. 268)
  88. Old House (p. 269)
  89. Local Marriage Customs (p. 270)
  90. On Williamstown Castle (p. 271)
  91. Historical Tradition (p. 272)
  92. Herbs (p. 273)
  93. Holy Well (p. 274)
  94. Ferns (p. 274)
  95. Story (p. 275)
  96. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 276)
  97. Local Monastery (p. 277)
  98. Food in Olden Times (p. 278)
  99. Priest's Power (p. 279-278)
  100. Story of a Deer (p. 280)
  101. Fairy Forts (p. 281)
  102. Local Cure (p. 282)
  103. Old Crafts (p. 283-282)
  104. Christmas Eve Customs (p. 284)
  105. Story (p. 285)
  106. Story (p. 286)
  107. Hidden Treasure (p. 287)
  108. Story (p. 288)
  109. Story about Hidden Treasure (p. 289)
  110. Legend of the District (p. 290)
  111. Story (p. 291)
  112. Story (p. 292)
  113. Story (p. 293)
  114. Sale of a Horse (p. 294-295)
  115. Boxty Bread - Rhyme (p. 296)
  116. Story (p. 297)
  117. Story (p. 298)
  118. Reynella Lake (p. 299)
  119. Funny Story (p. 300-301)
  120. Story (p. 302)
  121. Funny Story (p. 303)
  122. Story (p. 304)
  123. Story (p. 305)
  124. Family Names in Locality (p. 306)
  125. Very few farms of between twenty or fifty acres are in the neighbourhood... (p. 307-308)
  126. Story (p. 309-310)
  127. Story (p. 311)
  128. Strange Animal (p. 312)
  129. Story (p. 313)
  130. Religious Story (p. 314)
  131. Story (p. 315)
  132. Story (p. 316)
  133. Strange Animal (p. 316)
  134. Story (p. 317)
  135. Story (p. 317)
  136. Story (p. 318)
  137. Work in the Country at Present (p. 319)
  138. Bread Rhyme (p. 320)
  139. Song Made Locally (p. 321)
  140. Song Made Locally (p. 322-323)
  141. Riddles (p. 324)
Origin information
Killulagh, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 726, p. 166-324)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Treasure troves--Folklore
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Giants--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Furuncle   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Food--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
School location
KillulaghCill UailleachKillulaghKillulaghDelvinWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009046
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0726/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50090465>
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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