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Páirc an Éadain (Facefield)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Páirc an Éadain (Facefield) (school) (Facefield, Co. Mayo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mícheál Breathnach.

Original reference: 0100/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Mayo schools

  1. My Home District (p. 173-174)
  2. Bird-Lore (p. 175-178)
  3. Churning (p. 179-182)
  4. Local Forge (p. 183-185)
  5. Clothes Made Locally (p. 186-188)
  6. Our Farm Animals (p. 189-192)
  7. Old Houses (p. 193-195)
  8. Bread (p. 196-198)
  9. Weather-Lore (p. 199-200)
  10. Potato Crop (p. 201-202)
  11. Local Roads (p. 203-204)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 205-207)
  13. Travelling Folk (p. 208-210)
  14. Old Houses (p. 211-212)
  15. Games I Play (p. 213-214)
  16. Puzzles (p. 215-221)
  17. Herbs (p. 222-224)
Origin information
Facefield, Co. Mayo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 100, p. 172-224)
Folklore--Ireland--Mayo (County)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
School location
FacefieldGort an ÉadainFacefieldMayoClanmorrisMayo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0100/4

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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