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Mercy Convent

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mercy Convent (school) (Belturbet, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher The Sisters.

Original reference: 0972/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. ...treasures into this tunnel and they are supposed to be there still. (p. 002)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 003-004)
  3. Hidden Treasure (p. 005)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 006)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 007)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 008)
  7. Bloody Pass (p. 009)
  8. Funny Story (p. 010)
  9. Story (p. 011)
  10. Story (p. 012)
  11. True Story (p. 013)
  12. Story (p. 014)
  13. True Story (p. 015)
  14. Story (p. 016-017)
  15. Riddles (p. 018-019)
  16. Riddles (p. 020-021)
  17. Riddles (p. 022)
  18. Riddles (p. 023)
  19. Riddles (p. 024)
  20. Clothes Made Locally (p. 025-026)
  21. Travelling Folk (p. 027-029)
  22. Travelling Folk (p. 030-031)
  23. Old Prayers (p. 032-033)
  24. Prayer (p. 034)
  25. Prayers (p. 035)
  26. Prayer (p. 036-037)
  27. Local Happening (p. 038-039)
  28. Local Drowning (p. 040)
  29. Local Happenings (p. 041)
  30. Local Drowning (p. 042-043)
  31. Festival Customs (p. 044-047)
  32. Crosóg Bhríde (p. 048-049)
  33. Potato Crop (p. 050-051)
  34. Potato Crop (p. 052-053)
  35. Local Cures (p. 054-055)
  36. Local Cures (p. 056-057)
  37. Local Cures (p. 058-060)
  38. Local Cures (p. 061)
  39. Weather-Lore (p. 062-063)
  40. Local Fairs (p. 064-065)
  41. Local Marriage Customs (p. 066-068)
  42. Local Song - The Erne (p. 069-071)
  43. Festival Customs (p. 072-074)
  44. Riddles (p. 075-077)
  45. Local Song - Drainage of the River Erne (p. 078-081)
  46. Care of the Feet (p. 082-083)
  47. Fairy Forts (p. 084-085)
  48. Fairy Fort (p. 086)
  49. Fairy Fort (p. 087)
  50. Fairy Fort (p. 088)
  51. Proverbs (p. 089-090)
  52. Proverbs (p. 091-093)
  53. Local Ruins (p. 094-095)
  54. My Home District (p. 096-097)
  55. My Home District (p. 098-103)
  56. Bird-Lore (p. 104-105)
  57. Local Heroes (p. 106-107)
  58. Story (p. 108-109)
  59. Games (p. 110-111)
  60. Magic Stone (p. 112-113)
  61. My Home District (p. 114-115)
  62. My Home District (p. 116-117)
  63. My Home District (p. 118-119)
  64. Games I Play (p. 120)
  65. Graveyards (p. 121-122)
  66. Games I Play (p. 123-124)
  67. My Home District (p. 125)
  68. Old Roads (p. 126)
  69. Old Crafts (p. 127-129)
  70. Games I Play (p. 130-131)
  71. Religious Story (p. 132-133)
  72. Churning (p. 134-135)
  73. Games I Play (p. 136-139)
  74. Hidden Treasure (p. 140)
  75. Leprechaun (p. 141-142)
  76. Epidemics (p. 143)
  77. Leprechaun (p. 144)
  78. Churning (p. 145-146)
  79. My Home District (p. 147-148)
  80. Food in Olden Times (p. 149-150)
  81. My Home District (p. 151)
  82. Care of Farm Animals (p. 152-153)
  83. Homemade Toys (p. 154-155)
  84. Local Place Names (p. 156)
  85. Local Cures (p. 157)
  86. Local Drowning (p. 158-159)
  87. Local Poets (p. 160)
  88. Care of Farm Animals (p. 161)
  89. Local Place Names (p. 162)
  90. Local Forge (p. 163-165)
  91. Local Forges (p. 166-167)
  92. Famine Times (p. 168)
Origin information
Belturbet, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 972, p. 1A-168)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Poverty--Ireland
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Birds--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Epidemics   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
School location
BelturbetBéal TairbirtBelturbetAnnaghLoughtee LowerCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5084791
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0972/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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:50847915>
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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