Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Leyney (school) (Carrownacleigha, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sinéad de Brugha.

Original reference: 0175/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 003-004)
  2. There was once a young lady who had been away from home for a very long time. (p. 005)
  3. Riddles (p. 006-011)
  4. Signs of the Weather (p. 012-016)
  5. Local Marriage Customs (p. 017-018)
  6. Bird-Lore (p. 019-024)
  7. Local Cures (p. 025-026)
  8. Fairy Forts (p. 027)
  9. Fairy Forts (p. 028)
  10. Games I Play (p. 029-038)
  11. My Home District (p. 039-040)
  12. Potato Crop (p. 041-043)
  13. Proverbs (p. 044-046)
  14. Proverbs (p. 047-048)
  15. Proverbs (p. 049)
  16. Proverbs (p. 050-051)
  17. Festival Customs (p. 052-053)
  18. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 054-055)
  19. The cows are very well cared in winter, they are tied with a chair to a stake, and are given hay and mashes of crushed oats. (p. 056)
  20. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 057-059)
  21. Churning (p. 060)
  22. Churning (p. 061-063)
  23. Local Forge (p. 064-065)
  24. Local Forge (p. 066-067)
  25. Local Fairs (p. 068-069)
  26. Landlord (p. 070-071)
  27. Landlords (p. 072)
  28. Landlords (p. 073)
  29. Food in Olden Times (p. 074)
  30. Food in Olden Times (p. 075-076)
  31. Food in Olden Times (p. 077-078)
  32. Bread (p. 079-080)
  33. Buying and Selling (p. 081-082)
  34. Buying and Selling (p. 083-084)
  35. Buying and Selling (p. 085)
  36. Old Houses (p. 086-087)
  37. Old Houses (p. 088-089)
  38. Old Houses (p. 090-091)
  39. Old Houses (p. 092)
  40. Local Ruins (p. 093)
Origin information
Carrownacleigha, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 175, p. 1-93)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarrownacleighaCeathrú na CloicheCarrownacleighaKilloranLeynySligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0175/1

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:47017115>
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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