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Kilmessan (B.)

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

Original reference: 0691/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 003-004)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 004-005)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 005-008)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 008-009)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 009-010)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 010-011)
  7. Hidden Treasure (p. 011-014)
  8. Hidden Treasure (p. 015)
  9. Hidden Treasure (p. 015-016)
  10. Weather-Lore (p. 017-019)
  11. Weather-Lore (p. 019-024)
  12. Stories (p. 025-026)
  13. Stories (p. 026-027)
  14. Stories (p. 027-028)
  15. Stories (p. 028-029)
  16. Stories (p. 029-030)
  17. Stories (p. 030-032)
  18. Stories (p. 032-034)
  19. Stories (p. 034-035)
  20. Stories (p. 035-036)
  21. Stories (p. 036-037)
  22. Riddles (p. 039-041)
  23. Riddles (p. 041-056)
  24. Local Heroes (p. 057)
  25. Local Heroes (p. 057-059)
  26. Local Heroes (p. 059-060)
  27. Local Heroes (p. 060-061)
  28. Local Happenings (p. 063)
  29. Local Happenings (p. 063-064)
  30. Local Happenings (p. 064-065)
  31. Local Happenings (p. 065-067)
  32. Local Happenings (p. 067-068)
  33. Local Happenings (p. 068-069)
  34. Local Happenings (p. 069-070)
  35. Old Schools (p. 071-072)
  36. Old Schools (p. 072-073)
  37. Old Crafts (p. 074-075)
  38. Old Crafts (p. 075-076)
  39. Old Crafts (p. 076-077)
  40. Local Marriage Customs (p. 078)
  41. Local Marriage Customs (p. 078-079)
  42. Penal Times (p. 080)
  43. Penal Times (p. 080-081)
  44. Bird-Lore (p. 082-083)
  45. Bird-Lore (p. 083-085)
  46. Bird-Lore (p. 086-087)
  47. Local Cures (p. 088-089)
  48. Local Cures (p. 089-090)
  49. Travelling Folk (p. 091-092)
  50. Travelling Folk (p. 092-093)
  51. Travelling Folk (p. 093-094)
  52. Travelling Folk (p. 094-095)
  53. Fairy Forts (p. 096)
  54. Fairy Forts (p. 096-097)
  55. Fairy Forts (p. 097-098)
  56. Fairy Forts (p. 098-099)
  57. Fairy Forts (p. 099-100)
  58. Local Poets (p. 100-101)
  59. Local Poets (p. 101-102)
  60. Local Poets (p. 102)
  61. Famine (p. 103-104)
  62. Famine (p. 104-105)
  63. Games (p. 105-107)
  64. Games (p. 107-109)
  65. Games (p. 109-110)
  66. Local Roads (p. 111-112)
  67. Local Roads (p. 112-113)
  68. Local Roads (p. 113-114)
  69. Local Roads (p. 114-115)
  70. Local Roads (p. 115)
  71. Local Roads (p. 116)
  72. Local Roads (p. 116-117)
  73. My Home District (p. 118)
  74. My Home District (p. 118-120)
  75. My Home District (p. 120-122)
  76. My Home District (p. 122-123)
  77. Potato Crop (p. 124)
  78. Potato Crop (p. 125)
  79. Potato Crop (p. 125-126)
  80. Potato Crop (p. 126-127)
  81. Proverbs (p. 128-143)
  82. The people of this district are usually very busy on Easter Saturday. (p. 144-145)
  83. St Patrick's Day falls on the 17th of March each year. (p. 145-147)
  84. The 'Wren Boys' go round on St Stephen's Day. (p. 147-148)
  85. The holy oils are blessed on Holy Thursday in every diocese. (p. 148-149)
  86. On St Stephen's Day there is much fun in this district. (p. 149-151)
  87. Care of Farm Animals (p. 152-153)
  88. Care of Farm Animals (p. 153-154)
  89. Care of Farm Animals (p. 154-156)
  90. Care of Farm Animals (p. 156-157)
  91. Care of Farm Animals (p. 157-159)
  92. Care of Farm Animals (p. 159-160)
  93. Churning (p. 161-162)
  94. Churning (p. 162-164)
  95. Care of the Feet (p. 165-166)
  96. Care of the Feet (p. 166-167)
  97. Care of the Feet (p. 167-168)
  98. Care of the Feet (p. 168-169)
  99. Local Forge (p. 170-173)
  100. Clothes Made Locally (p. 174-175)
  101. Clothes Made Locally (p. 175-176)
  102. Clothes Made Locally (p. 176-177)
  103. Clothes Made Locally (p. 177-178)
  104. Clothes Made Locally (p. 178-179)
  105. Local Saint (p. 180)
  106. Local Fairs (p. 181-183)
  107. Local Fairs (p. 183-185)
  108. Landlord (p. 186)
  109. Landlord (p. 186-187)
  110. Landlord (p. 187-189)
  111. Landlord (p. 189-190)
  112. Food (p. 191)
  113. Food (p. 191-192)
  114. Food (p. 192-193)
  115. Food (p. 193-195)
  116. Football and Hurling (p. 196-197)
  117. Football and Hurling (p. 197-198)
  118. Old Stories (p. 199-200)
  119. Old Stories (p. 200-201)
  120. Old Stories (p. 201-203)
  121. Songs (p. 204-209)
  122. Songs (p. 209-213)
  123. Songs (p. 213-216)
  124. Local Monuments (p. 217-218)
  125. Local Monuments (p. 218-219)
  126. Bread (p. 220-221)
  127. Bread (p. 221-223)
  128. Bread (p. 223-224)
  129. Buying and Selling (p. 225-227)
  130. Old Houses (p. 228-229)
  131. Old Houses (p. 229-230)
  132. Old Houses (p. 230-231)
  133. Old Houses (p. 231-232)
  134. Old Houses (p. 232-233)
  135. Giants and Warriors (p. 234-235)
  136. Giants and Warriors (p. 236)
  137. Leprechaun etc (p. 237-238)
Origin information
Kilmessan, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 691, p. 1-238)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Treasure troves--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Birds--Folklore
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Dwellings--Folklore
Giants--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilmessanCill MheasáinKilmessanKilmessanDeece LowerMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008929
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0691/1

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:50089295>
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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