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Radharc Aillinne

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Radharc Aillinne (school) (Drumkeeran, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Breathnach.

Original reference: 0203/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 287-288)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 289-290)
  3. Local Cures (p. 291-292)
  4. Fairy Forts (p. 293-294)
  5. Fairy Forts (p. 294-295)
  6. Local Marriage Customs (p. 296)
  7. Potato Crop (p. 297-298)
  8. Churning (p. 299-300)
  9. My Home District (p. 301-302)
  10. My Home District (p. 303-304)
  11. Holy Wells (p. 305-306)
  12. Local Fairs (p. 307-308)
  13. List of Games I Play (p. 309-312)
  14. Home Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 313-314)
  15. Spinning and Weaving (p. 315-316)
  16. Funny Story (p. 317)
  17. Collection of Riddles (p. 318-320)
  18. Local Festival Customs - St Stephen's Day (p. 321-322)
  19. Local Ruins (p. 323-324)
Origin information
Drumkeeran, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 203, p. 286-324)
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumkeeranDroim CaorthainnDrumkeeranInishmagrathDrumahaireLeitrim
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0203/3

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 <>
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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