Lisacul (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Lisacul (B.) (school) (Lisacul, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Liam Forde.

Original reference: 0239/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. My Home District (p. 055-057)
  2. Games Played on November's Night (p. 057-058)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 059-060)
  4. Old Schools (p. 061-062)
  5. Old Crafts (p. 062-063)
  6. Famine Times (p. 063-065)
  7. Local Marriage Customs (p. 065-066)
  8. Local Cures (p. 066-068)
  9. Travelling Folk (p. 069-070)
  10. Fairy Forts (p. 070-071)
  11. Old Graveyards (p. 072)
  12. Leipreacán or Merry Maid (p. 073-075)
  13. Collection of Riddles (p. 076)
  14. Bread (p. 077)
  15. Old Houses (p. 078-079)
  16. Riddles (p. 080-081)
  17. Local Cures (p. 082)
Origin information
Lisacul, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 239, p. 55a-82)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LisaculLios an ChoillLisaculTibohineFrenchparkRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0239/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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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