Rockfield

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Rockfield (school) (Rockfield, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Caoimhín Ó Duibhín.

Original reference: 0174/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Local Treasure (p. 217-218)
  2. Local Proverbs (p. 219-223)
  3. Local Riddles (p. 225-226)
  4. Religious Stories (p. 227-228)
  5. Fairy Forts (p. 229-230)
  6. How Rockfield Got Its Name (p. 231)
  7. How Creevaun Got Its Name (p. 231-232)
  8. Tullaghan Well (p. 232A-235)
  9. Local Cures (p. 237-238)
  10. Festival Customs (p. 239-242)
  11. Old Story (p. 243)
  12. My Home District (p. 244)
  13. Churning (p. 245)
  14. Local Forges (p. 246)
  15. Games I Play (p. 247-248)
  16. Old Crafts (p. 249)
  17. Weather-Lore (p. 250)
  18. Local Marriage Customs (p. 251)
  19. Giant (p. 252-253)
  20. How Greenville Got Its Name (p. 254)
  21. Old Prayers (p. 255)
  22. How Cakes Were Made Long Ago in Coolaney (p. 256)
  23. Food in Olden Times (p. 257)
  24. Fairy Fountain (p. 258)
  25. Bird-Lore (p. 259)
  26. Care of Farm Animals (p. 260-261)
  27. Old Irish Tale (p. 262)
  28. Food in Olden Times (p. 263)
  29. How Knockadoo Got Its Name (p. 264)
  30. Old Irish Tale (p. 265)
  31. Religious Story (p. 266)
  32. Local Forges (p. 267)
  33. Local Fairs (p. 268)
  34. Bread (p. 269)
  35. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 270)
  36. Potato Crop (p. 271)
  37. Holy Well (p. 272)
  38. Giant (p. 273)
  39. Local Cures (p. 274)
  40. Oisín (p. 275-276)
  41. How Turf Is Saved (p. 277)
  42. Old Prayer (p. 278)
  43. Enchanted Well (p. 279)
  44. Fairy Fountain (p. 280)
  45. Old Story (p. 281)
  46. King's Secret (p. 282)
  47. Old Irish Tale (p. 283-284)
  48. Local Customs (p. 285-286)
  49. Local Fairs (p. 287)
  50. Old Song (p. 288)
  51. Where Mass Was Said Long Ago (p. 289)
  52. How to Burn Lime (p. 290)
  53. Care of the Feet (p. 291)
  54. How Gortakeeran Got Its Name (p. 292)
  55. Local Marriage Customs (p. 293)
  56. Happening of Long Ago (p. 294)
  57. Old Prayer (p. 295)
  58. Little Setanta - An Old Irish Tale (p. 296)
  59. Bread (p. 297)
  60. Story of Finn (p. 298)
  61. Fairies (p. 299)
  62. Old Irish Tale (p. 300)
  63. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 301)
  64. Local Ruins (p. 303)
  65. Homemade Toys (p. 304)
  66. Story of Fionn (p. 305-306)
  67. Mermaid (p. 307-308)
  68. Old Irish Tale (p. 309)
  69. Weather-Lore (p. 310-311)
  70. How Rockfield Got Its Name (p. 312)
  71. Seanfhocail (p. 313-317)
Origin information
Rockfield, Co. Sligo
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 174, p. 216-317)
Languages
English  irish  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Sligo
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Giants--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RockfieldCeathrú na CloicheRockfieldKilloranLeynySligo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4701710
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0174/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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:47017105>
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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