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St Egney's (C.), Buncrana

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from St Egney's (C.), Buncrana (school) (Buncrana, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ellen Daly.

Original reference: 1112/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 301)
  2. Scéal Eile (p. 302-303)
  3. Scéal Eile (p. 303-304)
  4. Scéal Eile (p. 305-306)
  5. Shipwrecks (p. 307)
  6. Shipwrecks (p. 308)
  7. Boat Lost (p. 309)
  8. Scéal Eile - Fairies (p. 310-311)
  9. Boat Lost (p. 312)
  10. Laurentic Lost (p. 313)
  11. Storm of Wind - 6 January 1839 (p. 314)
  12. Snow-Storm (p. 314-315)
  13. My Townland - Leophin (p. 316-317)
  14. My Townland - Mullins (p. 318)
  15. My Townland - Sharagore (p. 319)
  16. There is a field in Sharagore called the "iron mine" field. (p. 320-321)
  17. My Townland - Carva (p. 322-323)
  18. My Townland - Linsfort (p. 325-328)
  19. Local Heroes (p. 329)
  20. Local Heroes (p. 329)
  21. Local Heroes (p. 330)
  22. Local Heroes (p. 330)
  23. Local Heroes (p. 330)
  24. Local Heroes (p. 331)
  25. My Townland - Glebe (p. 332-333)
  26. My Townland - Greenhill (p. 334-335)
  27. Greenhill (p. 336)
  28. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 337)
  29. Old Crafts - Linen Weaving (p. 337-338)
  30. Old Crafts - Rope-Making (p. 338-339)
  31. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 339)
  32. Old Crafts - Spade-Making (p. 339)
  33. Old Crafts - Homemade Nails (p. 339-340)
  34. My Townland - Dunree (p. 341-345)
  35. My Townland - Glackrow (p. 342)
  36. My Townland - Ballyannon (p. 342-343)
  37. My Townland - Hillside (p. 346-348)
  38. My Townland - Magheraban (p. 349-350)
  39. My Townland - Cashel (p. 351)
  40. My Townland - Aughaweel (p. 352)
  41. Bread (p. 354-357)
  42. Dyeing (p. 358)
  43. Greenhill Old Graveyard (p. 359-361)
  44. Homemade Toys (p. 362)
  45. Doll-Making (p. 362-363)
  46. The dolls that were in my grandmothers days were a piece of cloth shaped like a doll and stuffed with hay and then sewed up. (p. 363-364)
  47. To make a doll in olden times people used to get a piece of black cloth or a black stocking. (p. 364)
  48. Long ago when our grandfathers were living, they used to have games, but not the games we have now. (p. 364)
  49. The young people made whistles out of the bark of a sycamore tree. (p. 364)
  50. Toys - A Sling (p. 365)
  51. Toys - Kites (p. 365)
  52. Toy Lamps (p. 366)
  53. Kites (p. 366)
  54. Toys - A Rattley Box (p. 367)
  55. Toys - A Toy Whistle (p. 367-368)
  56. Schools (p. 369)
  57. Schools (p. 369-370)
  58. Night Schools (p. 370-371)
  59. Night Schools (p. 371)
  60. Night Schools (p. 371-372)
  61. Monasteries - Ruins at Linsfort (p. 373)
  62. May Day Customs (p. 374)
  63. Caves (p. 375)
  64. Caves (p. 375)
  65. Caves (p. 375)
  66. Caves (p. 376)
  67. Another Cave (p. 376-377)
  68. Mass Rocks (p. 378)
  69. Mass Rocks (p. 378)
  70. Mass Rocks (p. 378)
  71. Mounds (p. 379)
  72. Mounds (p. 379)
  73. Mounds (p. 379)
  74. Priests Hunted (p. 380)
  75. Mass Rocks (p. 380)
  76. Toys - A Catapult (p. 381)
  77. Priests Hunted - Father Hegarty (p. 382-383)
  78. Cures (p. 384-385)
  79. Wells - Tobar na gClog (p. 386)
  80. Holy Well at Mamore Gap (p. 387)
  81. Saint Columba's Well (p. 388)
  82. Priests Hunted (p. 388)
  83. Cures (p. 389)
  84. Cures for Cat Scrapes (p. 389)
  85. Cure for Blackleg (p. 389)
  86. Cures - Féar Gorta (p. 390)
  87. Fairy Rocks (p. 391)
  88. Fairy Rocks (p. 391)
  89. Weather-Lore (p. 392-395)
  90. Names of Fields in Carva, Desertegney (p. 396)
  91. Names of Fields in Dunree, Desertegney (p. 396)
  92. Names of Fields in Gortleck, Desertegney (p. 396)
  93. Names of Fields in Glebe, Desertegney (p. 397)
  94. Names of Fields in Linsfort, Desertegney (p. 397)
  95. Names of Fields Muineagh, Desertegney (p. 397)
  96. Names of Fields - Leophin, Desertegney (p. 397)
  97. Names of Fields - Calhame, Desertegney (p. 398)
  98. Names of Fields - Old Mountain (p. 398)
  99. Names of Fields - Tonduff, Desertegney (p. 398)
  100. Name of Fields - Greenhill, Desertegney (p. 398)
  101. Fields - Lederg, Desertegney (p. 399)
  102. Fields in Mullins, Desertegney (p. 399)
  103. Poem - Hegarty's Rock (p. 401-404)
  104. Song - Lough Swilly's Shore (p. 405-406)
  105. Dancing (p. 407-408)
  106. Saint Brigid's Day Customs (p. 409-410)
  107. Bonfire Night (p. 411)
  108. Landlords (p. 412-413)
  109. Landlords (p. 413-414)
  110. Moneylenders (p. 415)
  111. Riddles (p. 416-423)
  112. Thatching (p. 424-425)
  113. Wedding Customs (p. 426)
  114. Wedding Customs (p. 427)
  115. Spinning (p. 428)
  116. Quilting (p. 429)
  117. Funny Story (p. 430)
  118. Funny Story (p. 430)
  119. Fishing in Desertegney (p. 431-432)
  120. Dunree Fort and Dunree Lighthouse (p. 433-434)
  121. Weaving Tweed (p. 435)
  122. Churning (p. 436-437)
  123. Herbs (p. 438)
  124. Wakes (p. 439-440)
  125. May Day (p. 441)
  126. Proverbs (p. 441)
  127. Will o' the Wisp (p. 442-443)
  128. Prayers (p. 444)
  129. Christmas Rhymers (p. 445)
  130. Songs (p. 446)
  131. Song - Dunree Sandy Strand (p. 447-448)
  132. Shirts (p. 449)
  133. Spinning Wheels (p. 450-451)
  134. Prayer Beads (p. 452)
  135. Bog Oak (p. 452)
  136. Martins (p. 452)
  137. Dyes (p. 453)
  138. Herbs (p. 453)
  139. Wedding Customs in Desertegney (p. 454)
Origin information
Buncrana, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1112, p. 298-454)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
belief   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Columba, Saint, 521-597   linked data (viaf)
Animals--Diseases
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Weather--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Death--Folklore
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Dwellings--Folklore
School location
BuncranaBun CrannchaBuncranaFahan LowerInishowen WestDonegal
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4493761
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1112/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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:44937615>
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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