Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Druimín (school) (Drummeen, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás Ó Ceallaigh.

Original reference: 0220/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Ainm na Scoile agus A Suíomh (p. 161-165)
  2. Oidí na Scoile atá i Droim Connaidh - Scoil Náisiúnta Druimín (p. 166-169)
  3. Scoil Náisiúnta Mullach Breac a Bhí i nGort an Iúir - 1871-1891 (p. 170-171)
  4. Eolas ag Baint leis an Scoil i nGort an Iúir (p. 172)
  5. Suíomh Ceart na Scoile (p. 172)
  6. As regards the school in Gortinure Séamus Browne Gortinure writes that... (p. 173)
  7. School in Cloonee (p. 174-175)
  8. An Scoil a Bhí i nDroim Caolmhaí (p. 177)
  9. Hidden Treasure (p. 178)
  10. Collection of Local Riddles (p. 179-181)
  11. Riddles (p. 181-182)
  12. Excavation - Spring of 1935 (p. 183-184)
  13. Weather-Lore (p. 185-186)
  14. Local Heroes (p. 187)
  15. Local Heroes (p. 187)
  16. Local Heroes (p. 188)
  17. Local Heroes (p. 188)
  18. Local Heroes (p. 188)
  19. The first Football Match played by T. Mulligan... (p. 189)
  20. Long ago there were not many graveyards Cloone, Fenagh and... (p. 190)
  21. Michael Mc Gloughlin of Eskir walked from Mohill to Dublin in a night and a day... (p. 191)
  22. Edward Kerr Mullacbrac mowed seven acres of meadow in 5 days... (p. 191)
  23. Old Crafts (p. 192)
  24. Lime-Burning (p. 193)
  25. Barrel-Making (p. 194)
  26. How to Make a Bird Cradle (p. 195)
  27. How I Play Tig (p. 196)
  28. How to Make a Top (p. 196)
  29. How I Play Blind-Man's-Buff - Locally Called Dallóg (p. 197)
  30. How I Play Fool in the Middle (p. 198-200)
  31. Local Marriage Customs (p. 202)
  32. Local Marriage Customs (p. 202-203)
  33. Local Marriage Customs (p. 204-205)
  34. Local Marriage Customs (p. 203-205)
  35. Local Cures (p. 206)
  36. Local Cures (p. 206)
  37. Local Cures (p. 207)
  38. Local Cures (p. 208)
  39. Local Cures (p. 208)
  40. Local Cures (p. 209)
  41. Local Cures (p. 209-210)
  42. Local Cures (p. 211)
  43. Local Cures (p. 211)
  44. Local Cures (p. 211)
  45. Local Cures (p. 212)
  46. Local Cures (p. 213)
  47. Local Cures (p. 213)
  48. Local Cures (p. 214)
  49. Local Place Names (p. 215-217)
  50. Names of Local Fields, Houses and Roads in the District (p. 216-219)
  51. Names of Local Fields, Houses and Roads in the District (p. 219-218)
  52. Gusty's Field and Well (p. 220-221)
  53. We have a meadow called George's Meadow It is called because it was owned by a man named George Nicholson... (p. 222-223)
  54. Beal Scarra Tecker's Crossroads Baker's Bridge... (p. 223-225)
  55. The Cloone Road and the lower Road.. (p. 225-226)
  56. Townland of Gortinure (p. 227)
  57. My Home District (p. 228-229)
  58. Townland of Mullaghbrack (p. 230)
  59. Folklore - How I Would Make Boxty (p. 231)
  60. How I Would Make a Boxty Loaf (p. 232)
  61. Townland of Drumconny (p. 233-234)
  62. Story (p. 235-236)
  63. Travelling Folk (p. 237)
  64. Travelling Folk (p. 238)
  65. Forts (p. 239-240)
  66. Game (p. 241)
  67. Game (p. 241-242)
  68. Story of Events that Happened in Connection with Gortletteragh Chapel and the Local Landlord - The Famous Lord Leitirm (p. 243-244)
  69. Story (p. 245-246)
  70. Local Fairs (p. 247)
  71. Local Herbs (p. 248-249)
  72. Wheel-Making (p. 246-250)
  73. Food in the Olden Times (p. 251)
  74. Stone in Patrick Mitchel's Land (p. 252)
  75. Story (p. 253)
  76. Another Story (p. 253-254)
  77. Mrs Bohan of Cattan Cross Gortletteragh Parish Anaghmore post office Mohill is not long dead... (p. 255)
  78. Patrick Mc Cabe of Drumadum was a strong man ready to get the pension when it came out in 1908... (p. 256)
  79. Spinning Wheel (p. 257)
  80. A man lived down near Gorvagh who had the cure of warts... (p. 258-259)
  81. There are no eels in Feengh Lake although they are to be got in the river flowing through it... (p. 259-260)
  82. St Cillian (Keelan) - The Serpent and the Building of Feenagh Abbey (p. 260-263)
  83. Mr Murphy says nothing of the the cause of ... (p. 262)
  84. Long ago there were not many graveyards Cloonee Fenagh and Bornagleara were the oldest graveyards in Leitrim... (p. 264)
  85. Care of the Feet (p. 265-266)
  86. The cow-house is called the byre... (p. 267)
  87. There was a hole in Peter Heslin's wall along time ago... (p. 267-268)
  88. Local Ruins (p. 268-269)
  89. Long ago the houses were all tatched... (p. 269)
  90. Diarmuid and Gráinne in Cloone (p. 270-271)
  91. Care of the Feet (p. 272)
  92. Local Fairs (p. 273-274)
  93. St Stephen's Day (p. 275)
  94. Leprechaun (p. 276)
  95. Leprechaun (p. 277)
  96. Ghost Stories (p. 278)
  97. Care of Farm Animals (p. 279)
  98. Strange Animals (p. 280)
  99. Food in Olden Times (p. 281)
  100. Potato Crop (p. 282)
  101. French in Cloone (p. 283-284)
  102. Old Graveyard (p. 285)
  103. Sean na gCeann came to Ireland in the time of Queen Elizabeth... (p. 286)
Origin information
Drummeen, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 220, p. 159-286)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
DrummeenAn Droim MínDrummeenClooneMohillLeitrim
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0220/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim 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:46584285>
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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