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Mount Plunkett

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mount Plunkett (school) (Mountplunkett, Co. Roscommon), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bríd Ní Bheirn.

Original reference: 0265/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Roscommon schools

  1. Local Fairs (p. 100)
  2. Old Graveyards (p. 101A-103A)
  3. Local Celebrities - Bartly Madden (p. 101)
  4. Old Graveyards (p. 102-103)
  5. Local Cures (p. 103A-105A)
  6. Prayers (p. 104-105)
  7. Local Place Names (p. 106-109)
  8. Local Birds (p. 109-110)
  9. Funny Stories (p. 111)
  10. Funny Stories (p. 111-112)
  11. Funny Stories (p. 112-113)
  12. Funny Stories (p. 113)
  13. Hidden Treasures - Annie's Well (p. 114)
  14. Hidden Treasures - St John's Well (p. 114)
  15. Hidden Treasures - St Johns Cave (p. 114)
  16. Hidden Treasures - Quaker Island (p. 114)
  17. Holy Wells (p. 115-116)
  18. Old Schools (p. 117)
  19. Ruins of Old Schools (p. 117)
  20. Ruins of Old Schools (p. 117-118)
  21. Prayers (p. 119)
  22. Prayers (p. 119)
  23. Prayers (p. 120)
  24. Prayers (p. 120)
  25. Prayers (p. 120)
  26. Riddles (p. 121-123)
  27. Churning (p. 124-125)
  28. Local Roads (p. 126-127)
  29. Games (p. 128)
  30. Games (p. 128-129)
  31. Games (p. 129-130)
  32. Marriage Customs (p. 132-133)
  33. Bread (p. 134-135)
  34. Old Castles - Saint John's (p. 135-136)
  35. Old Castles - Kilmore (p. 136)
  36. Old Castles - Scregg (p. 136)
  37. Old Forts - Mount Plunkett (p. 137)
  38. Old Forts - Culleen (p. 137)
  39. Old Forts - Lecarrow (p. 137)
  40. Old Forts - Mount Plunkett (p. 137)
  41. Old Forts - Gailey (p. 137-138)
  42. Old Houses (p. 138-139)
  43. Old Houses (p. 139-140)
  44. Weather-Lore (p. 141-142)
  45. Local Heroes (p. 143)
  46. Local Heroes (p. 143)
  47. Local Heroes (p. 143-144)
  48. Local Heroes (p. 144-145)
  49. Local Heroes (p. 145)
  50. Local Heroes (p. 146)
  51. Local Happenings (p. 146-147)
  52. Penal TImes (p. 148)
  53. Penal Times (p. 148)
  54. Penal Times (p. 149)
  55. Penal Times (p. 149)
  56. Penal Times (p. 149-150)
  57. Lore of Certain Days (p. 151)
  58. Lore of Certain Days (p. 151)
  59. Travelling Folk (p. 152-153)
  60. Local Poets (p. 154-156)
  61. Kilteevan Flowery Vales (p. 156-158)
  62. Famine Times (p. 159-160)
  63. Herbs (p. 161-162)
  64. My Home District - Mount Plunkett and Kilmore (p. 163)
  65. My Home District - Killeen Reevagh (p. 164)
  66. My Home District - Gailey Beg (p. 164)
  67. My Home District - Killoy (p. 165)
  68. My Home District - Lecarrow (p. 165)
  69. Potato Crop (p. 166-167)
  70. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 168-169)
  71. Proverbs (p. 170-177)
  72. Stories (p. 178)
  73. Stories (p. 178)
  74. Stories (p. 179)
  75. Stories (p. 179)
  76. Stories (p. 179)
  77. Stories (p. 180)
  78. Stories (p. 180)
  79. Stories (p. 181)
  80. Stories (p. 181)
  81. Stories (p. 182)
  82. Stories (p. 182-183)
  83. Stories (p. 184)
  84. Stories (p. 184-185)
  85. Leipreachan in this District (p. 186-187)
  86. More Proverbs (p. 188-189)
  87. Festival Customs (p. 190-192)
  88. Clothes Made Locally (p. 193-195)
  89. Landlords (p. 196-197)
  90. Local Monuments (p. 198)
  91. Local Monuments (p. 199)
  92. Local Monuments (p. 199)
  93. Local Forge (p. 200)
  94. Care of the Feet (p. 201-203)
  95. Food (p. 204-206)
  96. Local Fairs (p. 207-208)
  97. Old Stories (p. 209-210)
  98. Old Stories (p. 210-211)
  99. Homemade Toys (p. 212-218)
  100. Stories (p. 219)
  101. Stories (p. 219-220)
  102. Stories (p. 220-221)
  103. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 222-223)
  104. Other Riddles (p. 224-230)
  105. Strange Animals (p. 231-232)
  106. Mount Plunkett House (p. 232-235)
  107. Buying and Selling (p. 236-237)
  108. More Stories (p. 238)
  109. More Stories (p. 239)
  110. More Stories (p. 240)
  111. More Stories (p. 241)
  112. More Stories (p. 242)
  113. More Stories (p. 243)
  114. More Stories (p. 244)
  115. More Stories (p. 245)
  116. More Stories (p. 246)
  117. Story (p. 246)
  118. Story (p. 247-248)
  119. Story (p. 249)
  120. Story (p. 249-250)
Origin information
Mountplunkett, Co. Roscommon
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 265, p. 100A-250)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Roscommon
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Weather--Folklore
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Poverty--Ireland
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
MountplunkettMountplunkettKillinvoyAthlone NorthRoscommon
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4811587
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0265/3

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:48115875>
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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