Drom Fada

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Drom Fada (school) (Drumfad, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Mhic Coluínn.

Original reference: 1090/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 211-213)
  2. Old Schools (p. 215-216)
  3. Shipwrecks (p. 217-218)
  4. Local Forges (p. 219-222)
  5. Local Happenings (p. 223-226)
  6. Local Fairs (p. 227-230)
  7. Severe Weather (p. 231-233)
  8. Famine Times (p. 234-236)
  9. Care of the Feet (p. 237-238)
  10. Bread (p. 239-240)
  11. Local Cures (p. 241-244)
  12. Bird-Lore (p. 245-247)
  13. Local Landlord (p. 248-250)
  14. Old Crafts (p. 251-256)
  15. Care of Farm Animals (p. 257-258)
  16. My Home District (p. 259-261)
  17. Travelling Folk (p. 262-264)
  18. Clothes Made Locally (p. 265-267)
  19. Old Houses (p. 268-270)
  20. Festival Customs (p. 271-273)
  21. Old Cures (p. 274-276)
  22. Local Marriage Customs (p. 277-279)
  23. Buying and Selling (p. 280-281)
  24. Herbs (p. 282-283)
  25. Games I Play (p. 284-286)
  26. Proverbs (p. 287-288)
  27. Riddles (p. 289-291)
  28. Churning (p. 292-294)
  29. Potato Crop (p. 295-296)
  30. Emblems and Objects of Value on Christmas (p. 297-300b)
Origin information
Drumfad, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1090, p. 210-300)
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1090/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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:44936835>
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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