Dún Flainn

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Dún Flainn (school) (Doonflin Upper, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Maolagáin.

Original reference: 0169/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Holy Wells - Tubbervunane (Skreen) (p. 035-036)
  2. Toberparick in Aughris (p. 037-038)
  3. Tobar na Cathail Dall (p. 039-041)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 043)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 044)
  6. Hidden Treasure (p. 045)
  7. Hidden Treasure (p. 046)
  8. Hidden Treasures (p. 047)
  9. Riddles (p. 048-051)
  10. Riddles (p. 051-052)
  11. Riddles (p. 053-054)
  12. Riddles (p. 054-056)
  13. Riddles (p. 057-058)
  14. Riddles (p. 059-060)
  15. Hudden and Duddon and Daniel O'Leary (p. 061-063)
  16. Will of the Wisp (p. 064-067)
  17. Piper (p. 068)
  18. Jack and the Beanstalk (p. 069-071)
  19. Gentleman and the Carman (p. 072)
  20. Young Man and the Giant (p. 073-074)
  21. Once upon a time there lived a man who had three sons. (p. 075-076)
  22. Old Schools (p. 077-078)
  23. Old Schools (p. 079)
  24. Old Schools (p. 080)
  25. Old Schools (p. 081)
  26. Old Schools (p. 082-084)
  27. Weather-Lore (p. 085-089)
  28. Local Marriage Customs - Months and Days, Lucky and Unlucky (p. 091-092)
  29. Match Making (p. 093)
  30. Run Away Marriages (p. 094-095)
  31. Hauling Home (p. 096)
  32. Race for the Bottle (p. 097-098)
  33. Strawboys (Called Cleithrí here) (p. 099-101)
  34. Old Crafts - Spinning and Weaving (p. 103-104)
  35. Old Crafts - Forge Work (p. 104-105)
  36. Old Crafts - Spinning Wheel (p. 106)
  37. Massrea Mills (p. 106)
  38. Local Cures - Ringworm (p. 107)
  39. Local Cures - Heart Fever (p. 108-109)
  40. Local Cures - Erysipelas (p. 110)
  41. Local Cures - Cancer (p. 111)
  42. Local Cures - Sprains (p. 112)
  43. Local Cures - Warts (p. 113)
  44. Local Cures - Fever (p. 114)
  45. Local Cures - Sty (p. 114)
  46. Local Cures - Mote in the Eye (p. 115)
  47. Toothache (p. 115)
  48. Local Cures - Thrush (p. 116)
  49. Local Cures - Whooping Cough (p. 116-117)
  50. Local Cures - Thorn in Finger (p. 118)
  51. Local Cures - The Spool of the Breast (p. 118)
  52. Fairy Forts - (Doonflin Lower) (p. 119)
  53. Forts - Mullaroe: Doonflin Upper and Grangebeg (p. 120-123)
  54. Fort - Carrowcastle (p. 124)
  55. Forts - Leekfield: Sheemagh and Laragh (p. 125)
  56. Local Proverb (p. 127)
  57. Churning - Old Make of Churn (p. 128-130)
  58. Butter Making (p. 131-133)
  59. Taking the Butter - charms (p. 134-135)
  60. Mermaid (p. 136-137)
  61. Old Graveyards (Grange More) (p. 138)
  62. Templeboy Graveyard (p. 139-140)
  63. Skreen Graveyard (p. 141-142)
  64. Local Place Names (p. 143-144)
  65. Local Place Names (p. 145-152)
  66. Local Place Names (p. 153-159)
  67. Local Place Names (p. 160-161)
  68. Local Patron Saint (p. 162-164)
  69. St Molaise (p. 165)
  70. Care of our Farm Animals (p. 166-177)
  71. Homemade Toys (p. 179-192)
  72. In the Penal Times (p. 193-197)
  73. Stations in the Houses (p. 197-198)
  74. Mass Rock (p. 198)
Origin information
Doonflin Upper, Co. Sligo
Date created:
typeOfResource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 169, p. 34-198)
Languages
English  
genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Sligo
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Will-o'-the-wisp   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Ringworm   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Erysipelas   linked data (lcsh)
Cancer   linked data (lcsh)
Sprains   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Eye--Diseases
Toothache   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Thorns   linked data (lcsh)
Sternum--Abnormalities
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
Doonflin UpperDún Fhlainn UachtarachDoonflin UpperSkreenTireraghSligo
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4701699
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0169/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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:47016995>
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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