Maghachaidh (Newtowngore)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Maghachaidh (Newtowngore) (school) (Newtowngore, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938.

Original reference: 0229/1

    In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

    1. My dear friend, In the month of March 1918 ... (p. 002-004)
    2. Story of Hidden Treasure (p. 005)
    3. Account of a Stone Implement Found on Our Land (p. 006)
    4. Local Cures - Erysipelas (p. 007)
    5. Local Cures - Hydrophobia (p. 007-009)
    6. Local Cures - Sprain (p. 008)
    7. Local Cures - Burn (p. 008)
    8. Local Cures - Sore Eyes (p. 010)
    9. Marriage Customs (p. 011-013)
    10. Local Sayings (p. 014)
    11. People with Bad Eyes (p. 015)
    12. Cure of the Heart (p. 015)
    13. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 017)
    14. Old Crafts - Weaving (p. 017-018)
    15. Fairy Forts (p. 019)
    16. Banshee (p. 020)
    17. Banshee (p. 021)
    18. Witch (p. 022-023)
    19. Homemade Toys (p. 024-026)
    20. Homemade Toys (p. 027)
    21. Travelling Folk (p. 028-029)
    22. Games I Play (p. 030-031)
    23. Potato Crop (p. 032-033)
    24. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 034-035)
    25. Fairy Forts (p. 036)
    26. Churning (p. 037)
    27. Local Forge (p. 038)
    28. Old Story (p. 039-040)
    29. Giants (p. 041)
    30. Local Landlord (p. 042)
    31. Old Crafts (p. 043)
    32. Weather-Lore of the Locality (p. 044)
    33. Bird-Lore (p. 045-046)
    34. Games I Play (p. 047)
    35. Hidden Treasure (p. 048)
    36. Hidden Treasure (p. 049)
    37. Riddles (p. 050)
    38. Riddles (p. 051)
    39. Proverbs (p. 052)
    40. Proverbs (p. 053)
    41. Local Roads (p. 054-055)
    42. Local Weeds (p. 056)
    43. Clothes Made Locally (p. 057)
    44. Homemade Toys - A Scout Gun (p. 058)
    45. Lore of Certain Days (p. 059)
    46. Local Fairs (p. 060)
    47. Care of the Feet (p. 061)
    48. Old Houses (p. 062-063)
    49. Bread (p. 064)
    50. Bird-Lore (p. 065-067)
    51. Customs at Halloween (p. 068)
    52. Customs on St Stephen's Day (p. 069)
    Origin information
    Newtowngore, Co. Leitrim
    Date created:
    Type of Resource
    Physical description
    1 chapter (vol. 229, p. 1-69)
    Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
    Treasure troves--Folklore
    Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
    Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
    Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
    Sprains   linked data (lcsh)
    Burns and scalds   linked data (lcsh)
    Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
    Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
    Evil eye   linked data (lcsh)
    Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
    Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
    Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
    Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
    Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
    Toys   linked data (lcsh)
    Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
    Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
    Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
    Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
    Butter   linked data (lcsh)
    Smithing   linked data (afset)
    Land use   linked data (lcsh)
    Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
    Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
    Roads   linked data (lcsh)
    Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
    Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
    Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
    Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
    Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
    Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
    School location
    NewtowngoreAn DúcharraigNewtowngoreCarrigallenCarrigallenLeitrim
    University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

    Original reference: 0229/1

    Suggested credit
    "The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim 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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