Christian Bros., Drogheda

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Christian Bros., Drogheda (school) (Drogheda, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher E. Ó Siordáin.

Original reference: 0680/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 001)
  2. Funny Story (p. 002)
  3. Funny Story (p. 003)
  4. Funny Story (p. 004)
  5. Riddles (p. 005-006)
  6. Weather (p. 007-008)
  7. Shipwreck (p. 009)
  8. Famous Runners (p. 010)
  9. Famous Drogheda Walker (p. 011)
  10. Feats of Strength (p. 012)
  11. Strange Occurence (p. 013)
  12. Old Cures (p. 014-015)
  13. Old Trades (p. 016-017)
  14. Place Names (p. 018)
  15. Wild Animals (p. 019-020)
  16. Old Cures (p. 021-022)
  17. Games (p. 023-024)
  18. Travelling People (p. 025-026)
  19. Old Roads (p. 027)
  20. My Own District (p. 028)
  21. Animals of the Farm (p. 029)
  22. Smith and the Forge (p. 030)
  23. Fairs (p. 031)
  24. Churnings (p. 032)
  25. Care of the Feet (p. 033)
  26. Potatoes (p. 034)
  27. Food of the Olden Times (p. 035)
  28. Bread (p. 036)
  29. Houses of the Olden Times (p. 037)
  30. Cobbler (p. 038)
  31. Buying and Selling (p. 039)
  32. Football and Hurling (p. 040)
  33. Story of Fionn (p. 041)
  34. Old Wells (p. 042)
Origin information
Drogheda, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 680, p. 1a-42)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Shipwrecks   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
School location
DroghedaDroichead ÁthaDroghedaLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0680/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Louth 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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