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Kilskeer (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilskeer (C.) (school) (Kilskeer, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Fhithcheallaigh.

Original reference: 0704/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. In the penal times Irish children were not allowed to go to school. (p. 401-402)
  2. One day there was a man who had important business in a town a long way from home. (p. 402-404)
  3. The place where I live is now called Carrick. (p. 404-405)
  4. There is in this district a small village named Robinstown, and in it is a hill called 'Whistling Hill.' (p. 405-406)
  5. As we sat around the fire last night, I asked Daddy to tell us a story about something that happened long ago. (p. 406-408)
  6. Riddles (p. 409-411)
  7. Local Cures (p. 412-416)
  8. Toothache (p. 417)
  9. Burst (p. 417)
  10. Ringworm (p. 417-418)
  11. Whooping-Cough (p. 418-419)
  12. Whooping-Cough (p. 419)
  13. Mumps (p. 419)
  14. Rheumatism (p. 420)
  15. Ringworm (p. 421)
  16. Whooping-Cough (p. 421)
  17. Warts (p. 421-422)
  18. Warts (p. 423)
  19. Toothache (p. 423)
  20. Ringworm (p. 424)
  21. Toothache (p. 425)
  22. Whooping-Cough (p. 425)
  23. Warts (p. 425-426)
  24. Ringworm (p. 427)
  25. Thorns (p. 427)
  26. Sty (p. 428)
  27. Cure of a Cut (p. 428)
  28. Cure of the Sting of a Nettle (p. 428-429)
  29. Cures (p. 430)
  30. Cures (p. 431)
  31. Ringworm (p. 432)
  32. Toothache (p. 432)
  33. Boils or Pimples (p. 433)
  34. Kidney Trouble (p. 433)
  35. Local Place Names (p. 434-436)
  36. Local Place Names (p. 437-439)
  37. Local Place Names (p. 440-441)
  38. Lime-Kiln (p. 442)
  39. Candle-Making (p. 443)
  40. Wool-Mills (p. 443-444)
  41. Noggins (p. 445)
  42. Spinning and Weaving (p. 445)
  43. Local Crafts (p. 446-447)
  44. Local Crafts (p. 447-448)
  45. Rush Candles (p. 448-449)
  46. Wheels (p. 449-450)
  47. Weaving (p. 450)
  48. Enclosed is piece of linen spun by my grandmother 100 years ago. (p. 451A-451B)
  49. Noggins (p. 451)
  50. Linen-Making (p. 451)
  51. Druid Stones (p. 452-454)
  52. There is a field also in Drewstown called "Corwin". (p. 454-455)
  53. Old Crafts (p. 456)
  54. Local Place Names (p. 457-460)
  55. Cnoc na Rí (p. 460-461)
  56. Páirc Abhann (p. 461)
  57. Curragh (p. 461)
  58. Moat Field (p. 462)
  59. Names of Hills (p. 462)
  60. Rag Man's Corner (p. 463)
  61. Stirabout Gate (p. 464)
  62. Cnoc na Teine (p. 464-465)
  63. Lore of Certain Days (p. 466-467)
  64. Lore of Certain Days (p. 467-469)
  65. Lore of Certain Days (p. 469-470)
  66. Local Cures (p. 470-471)
  67. Weather-Lore (p. 472-474)
  68. Weather-Lore (p. 474-476)
  69. Frost and Snow (p. 476-477)
  70. Weather-Lore (p. 477-478)
  71. Weather-Lore (p. 478-479)
  72. Weather-Lore (p. 479-480)
  73. Weather-Lore (p. 480-481)
  74. Weather-Lore (p. 481-482)
  75. Weather-Lore (p. 482-483)
  76. Weather-Lore (p. 483)
  77. Hedge-Schools (p. 484-485)
  78. Hedge-Schools (p. 485-486)
  79. Games I Play - Tig (p. 487)
  80. Games I Play - Hide and Go Seek (p. 487-488)
  81. Games I Play - Blind Man's Buff (p. 488-489)
  82. Games I Play - Hollow Eve (p. 489)
  83. Games I Play - Amusements (p. 489)
  84. Games I Play - Pancake Night (p. 490)
  85. Games I Play - Bird-Catching (p. 490-491)
  86. Games I Play - Ghost in the Garden (p. 491-492)
  87. Games the Girls of Our School Play (p. 493)
  88. Games - High Gates (p. 494)
  89. Games - Colours (p. 494-495)
  90. Games - Statues (p. 496)
  91. Games - Note Note (p. 496-497)
  92. Corners (p. 497-498)
  93. Ball Games - Donkey (p. 498-499)
  94. Ball Games - Donkey, Donkey Who Has the Ball (p. 499-500)
  95. Ball Games - Rounders (p. 500-501)
  96. Cat (p. 501-502)
  97. Skittles or Corks (p. 502)
  98. Cat and Dog (p. 502-503)
  99. Dash-Churns (p. 504-505)
  100. Churning (p. 506-507)
  101. Wake - Games (p. 508-509)
  102. Wake - Customs (p. 509-510)
  103. Wake - Customs (p. 510)
  104. Wake - Games (p. 511)
  105. Bread (p. 512-513)
  106. Marriage Sayings and Customs (p. 514-515)
  107. Rocks (p. 515-516)
  108. How Kilskyre Got its Name (p. 516-517)
  109. Old Proverbs (p. 518-519)
  110. Old Proverbs (p. 519-520)
  111. Old Proverbs (p. 521)
  112. Old Proverbs (p. 521-522)
  113. Old Proverbs (p. 522-523)
  114. Old Proverbs (p. 524)
  115. Old Proverbs (p. 525)
  116. Old Proverbs (p. 525-526)
  117. Old Proverbs (p. 527-528)
  118. Old Proverbs (p. 528-529)
  119. Old Proverbs (p. 529)
  120. Old Proverbs (p. 529)
  121. Old Proverbs (p. 530)
  122. Flails (p. 531)
  123. Rush Candles (p. 531-532)
  124. Winnowing Machine (p. 532-533)
  125. Basket-Making (p. 533)
  126. Wooden Barrels and Noggins (p. 534)
  127. Games (p. 534-535)
  128. Jack-Stones (p. 535-536)
  129. Proverbs (p. 536)
  130. Proverbs (p. 537-538)
  131. Mud Wall Cabins (p. 539-540)
  132. Toy-Making (p. 540-542)
  133. Food in Olden Times (p. 542-543)
  134. Churning (p. 544-546)
  135. Customs in Connection with Churning (p. 546-548)
  136. Toy-Making (p. 548-550)
  137. Toy-Making (p. 550-553)
  138. Story (p. 554)
  139. Story (p. 555-556)
  140. Hidden Treasure (p. 556-557)
  141. Hidden Treasure (p. 557)
  142. Kilskyre Church (p. 558)
  143. Diamor Church (p. 559)
  144. About eighty years ago, there lived in Delvin a woman whose name was Mrs Lacy. (p. 560)
  145. Story (p. 561-562)
  146. Herbs (p. 563-564)
  147. Lone Bush (p. 565)
  148. Story (p. 565-566)
  149. Tandy's House (p. 566-567)
  150. Fairy Story (p. 567)
  151. Story (p. 568)
  152. Deer Park (p. 569)
Origin information
Kilskeer, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 704, p. 400-569)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toothache   linked data (lcsh)
Felon (Disease)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Mumps   linked data (lcsh)
Rheumatism   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Thorns   linked data (lcsh)
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Wounds and injuries   linked data (lcsh)
Bites and stings   linked data (lcsh)
Furuncle   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Treasure troves--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
KilskeerCill ScíreKilskeerKilskeerKells UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5008975
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0704/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50089755>
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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