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Carnaross, Kells

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

Original reference: 0705/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Riddles (p. 005-009)
  2. Signs of the Weather (p. 010-012)
  3. Halloween Customs (p. 013-014)
  4. Whistling Willie (p. 015-018)
  5. Local Cures (p. 019-020)
  6. Local Place Names (p. 021-024)
  7. Local Games (p. 025-028)
  8. Local Fairs (p. 029-030)
  9. Saint Ciaran (p. 031-033)
  10. Potato Crop (p. 034-035)
  11. Local Food (p. 036-038)
  12. Leprechaun (p. 039-040)
  13. Churning (p. 041-042)
  14. Farm Animals (p. 043-044)
  15. Religious Stories (p. 045-048)
  16. Old Houses (p. 049-050)
  17. Old Games (p. 051-052)
  18. Old Schools (p. 053-056)
  19. Old Cures (p. 057-058)
  20. Weather Signs (p. 059-061)
  21. Weather Signs (p. 062-064)
  22. Weather Signs (p. 064-065)
  23. Leprechaun (p. 066-073)
  24. Churning (p. 074-078)
  25. Travellers (p. 079-084)
  26. Riddles (p. 085-090)
  27. Riddles (p. 091-094)
  28. Riddles (p. 095-098)
  29. Local Place Names (p. 099-100)
  30. Local Place Names (p. 101-102)
  31. Local Place Names (p. 103-104)
  32. Local Place Names (p. 105-106)
Origin information
Carnaross, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 705, p. 1-106)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarnarossCarn na RosCarnarossLoughan or CastlekeeranKells UpperMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0705/1

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 <>
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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