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Slane (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Slane (B.) (school) (Slane, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Séamus Ó Cuánaigh.

Original reference: 0713/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Slane is a very beautiful and ancient place and there is much history in connection with it. (p. 001-002)
  2. In the neighbourhood of Stackallen on the Slane and Navan road... (p. 002-004)
  3. In the Slane Castle demesne there is the ruins of the hermitage of St Ercs. (p. 004-006)
  4. The Village of Slane as it is now was once the Portion of the said city. (p. 006-008)
  5. In the neighbourhood of Cashel there is a passage running from the Hill of Slane... (p. 008-010)
  6. In the neighbourhood of Higginstown there is a very ancient mill. (p. 010-011)
  7. Bird-Lore (p. 012-014)
  8. Bird-Lore (p. 015-017)
  9. Holy Wells (p. 018-019)
  10. Travelling Folk (p. 020-021)
  11. Games I Play (p. 022-023)
  12. Weather-Lore (p. 024-026)
  13. Homemade Toys (p. 027-028)
  14. Local Roads (p. 029-030)
  15. Local Roads (p. 031-032)
  16. Old Schools (p. 033-034)
  17. Old Schools (p. 034-036)
  18. Herbs (p. 037-038)
  19. Herbs (p. 038-039)
  20. Old Crafts (p. 040-041)
  21. Local Forges (p. 042-043)
  22. Hidden Treasure (p. 044)
  23. Hidden Treasure (p. 045-046)
  24. Hidden Treasure (p. 047-048)
  25. Hidden Treasure (p. 049-050)
  26. Hidden Treasure (p. 051-052)
  27. Local Patron Saint (p. 053-054)
  28. Local Marriage Customs (p. 055-056)
  29. Local Marriage Customs (p. 057-058)
  30. Local Cures (p. 059-060)
  31. Famine Times (p. 061-062)
  32. Famine Times (p. 063-064)
  33. Old Crafts (p. 065-067)
  34. Churning (p. 068)
  35. Churning (p. 069)
  36. Churning (p. 070)
  37. Local Forge (p. 071-072)
  38. Collection of Riddles (p. 073-075)
  39. Local Monuments (p. 076)
  40. Local Monuments (p. 077-078)
  41. Local Cures (p. 079-080)
  42. Local Poets (p. 081)
  43. Local Poets (p. 082-083)
  44. Local Poets (p. 083-084)
  45. Local Place Names (p. 085-086)
  46. Local Place Names (p. 086-087)
  47. Local Place Names (p. 087-088)
  48. Fairy Forts (p. 089)
  49. Fairy Forts (p. 090-091)
  50. Fairy Forts (p. 091-092)
  51. Fairy Forts (p. 092-093)
  52. Lore of Certain Days (p. 094)
  53. Lore of Certain Days (p. 094-095)
  54. Lore of Certain Days (p. 095-096)
  55. Fairy Forts (p. 097)
  56. Funniest Story I Ever Heard (p. 098-099)
  57. Funniest Story I Ever Heard (p. 099-100)
  58. Funniest Story I Ever Heard (p. 100-101)
  59. Food in Olden Times (p. 102-103)
  60. Food in Olden Times (p. 103-104)
  61. Food in Olden Times (p. 104)
  62. Old Story (p. 105-106)
  63. Old Story (p. 106-107)
  64. Old Story (p. 107-111)
  65. Holy Wells (p. 108)
  66. Landlord (p. 109)
  67. Landlord (p. 109-112)
  68. Landlord (p. 112-113)
  69. Landlord (p. 114)
  70. Landlord (p. 115)
  71. Travelling Folk (p. 116)
  72. Bread (p. 117-118)
  73. Bread (p. 118-120)
  74. Buying and Selling (p. 121-122)
  75. Local Ruins (p. 123-124)
  76. Old Graveyards (p. 125-128)
  77. In the Penal Times (p. 129-130)
  78. Leprechaun (p. 131-132)
  79. Old Graveyards (p. 133-134)
  80. Potato Crop (p. 135-136)
  81. Potato Crop (p. 136-137)
  82. Potato Crop (p. 138-139)
  83. Old Irish Tales (p. 139-140)
  84. Old Irish Tales (p. 140-141)
  85. Old Irish Tales (p. 142-143)
  86. Old Irish Tales (p. 143-144)
  87. Local Heroes (p. 145-146)
  88. Care of the Feet (p. 146-147)
  89. Historical Tradition (p. 148)
  90. Old Irish Stories (p. 149)
Origin information
Slane, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 713, p. 1A-150)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Birds--Folklore
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
School location
SlaneBaile ShláineSlaneSlaneSlane UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009003
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0713/1

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:50090035>
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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