Gleann Dubh

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Gleann Dubh (school) (Carnagh West, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Tomás Ó Conchobhair.

Original reference: 0266/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Marriage Customs (p. 275-279)
  2. Ruins of Clonmacnoise (p. 281-283)
  3. Riddles (p. 284-289)
  4. Old Ruins of Lisphelim (p. 291-292)
  5. Ruins of Kilmore (p. 293-294)
  6. Wheat and Oats (p. 295-297)
  7. Famine Times (p. 298-301)
  8. Local Forge (p. 302-306)
  9. Old Schools (p. 308-310)
  10. Marriage Customs (p. 312-315)
  11. Travelling Folk (p. 317-320)
  12. Local Fairs (p. 321-324)
  13. Hidden Treasure (p. 326-327)
  14. Fairy Forts (p. 329-331)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 333-334)
  16. Wheat and Oats (p. 336-338)
  17. Famine Times (p. 340-342)
  18. Hidden Treasure (p. 344-345)
  19. Local Forge (p. 346-347)
  20. My Townland (p. 348-350)
  21. Local Roads (p. 351-354)
  22. Weather Signs (p. 355-356)
  23. Local Cures (p. 357-359)
  24. Ruins of Gort (p. 360-361)
  25. Lime Kiln of Ballynure (p. 362-363)
  26. Ruins of St Johns (p. 364-365)
  27. Local Graveyards (p. 366-367)
  28. Potatoes (p. 368-372)
  29. Rindown (p. 373-374)
  30. Churning (p. 375-377)
  31. Place Names (p. 378-379)
  32. Old Customs (p. 380-382)
  33. Islands on Lough Ree (p. 383-384)
  34. Games I Play (p. 385-387)
Origin information
Carnagh West, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 266, p. 273-387)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Carnagh WestAn Charnach ThiarCarnagh WestSt. John'sAthlone SouthRoscommon
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0266/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Roscommon 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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