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Druim (1)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Druim (1) (school) (Drum, Co. Monaghan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Doreen Leach.

Original reference: 0947/7

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Monaghan schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 376)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 376-377)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 377-378)
  4. Riddles (p. 380-389)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 390-394)
  6. Fairy Forts (p. 395-399)
  7. Severe Weather (p. 400)
  8. Severe Weather (p. 400)
  9. Severe Weather (p. 401-402)
  10. Severe Weather (p. 402-403)
  11. Severe Weather (p. 403-406)
  12. Marriage Customs (p. 407)
  13. Churning (p. 408)
  14. Churning (p. 409)
  15. Churning (p. 409)
  16. Games I Play (p. 410)
  17. Games I Play (p. 410)
  18. Birds and Their Habits (p. 411-413)
  19. Potato Crop (p. 413-415)
  20. Local Place Names (p. 415-416)
  21. Local Place Names (p. 416-417)
  22. Local Cures (p. 418)
  23. Local Cures (p. 418-419)
  24. Travelling Folk (p. 420)
  25. Local Fairs (p. 421)
Origin information
Drum, Co. Monaghan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 947, p. 375-421)
Folklore--Ireland--Monaghan (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumAn DroimDrumCurrinDartreeMonaghan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0947/7

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Monaghan 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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