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Manulla (Cailíní)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Manulla (Cailíní) (school) (Manulla, Co. Mayo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire Bairéad.

Original reference: 0095/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Mayo schools

  1. Folktale of Manulla (p. 329-331)
  2. Riddles (p. 332-334)
  3. Weather Signs as Seen in Fire and Chimney (p. 335)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 336)
  5. Old Crafts (p. 338-339)
  6. Local Heroes (p. 340-341)
  7. Local Cures (p. 342-343)
  8. Hedge-Schools (p. 344-345)
  9. Seán na Sagart (p. 346-348)
  10. Folktale of Mayo (p. 349-350)
  11. Local Cures (p. 351-352)
  12. Log an Altóir (p. 353-354)
  13. Manulla Mills (p. 355-356)
  14. My Home District (p. 357-358)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 359-361)
  16. Local Poet (p. 362-363)
  17. Local Forge (p. 364-365)
  18. Buying and Selling (p. 366-367)
  19. Great Runner (p. 368-369)
  20. Dyeing (p. 370-371)
  21. My Home District (p. 372-373)
  22. Local Place Names (p. 374-375)
  23. Hidden Treasure (p. 376-378)
  24. Local Heroes (p. 379-382)
  25. Famine (p. 383-384)
  26. Local Place Names (p. 385)
  27. Potato Crop (p. 386-388)
  28. Homemade Toys (p. 389-392)
  29. Thatching (p. 393-394)
  30. Spinning (p. 395-396)
  31. Folktale of Belcarra (p. 397-399)
  32. Story of a Leipreachán (p. 400-401)
  33. Care of the Feet (p. 402-403)
  34. Landlord (p. 404-405)
  35. Old Graveyards (p. 406)
  36. Local Poet (p. 407)
  37. Dyeing (p. 408)
  38. My Home District (p. 409-410)
  39. Folk-Tale (p. 411-412)
  40. Local Saint (p. 413-415)
Origin information
Manulla, Co. Mayo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 95, p. 328-415)
Folklore--Ireland--Mayo (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Sagart, Seán na, ca. 1690-1726
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
diviners   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
ManullaMaigh NullaManullaManullaCarraMayo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0095/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Mayo 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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