Blackrock (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Blackrock (B.) (school) (Blackrock, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher M. Ó Spealáin.

Original reference: 0663/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Emblems (p. 087)
  2. Names of Fields, Rocks, etc. (p. 090-094)
  3. Roads (p. 095)
  4. Mass Path (p. 096)
  5. Wild Birds of the Locality (p. 097)
  6. Sea-Birds Frequenting Blackrock Strand (p. 098)
  7. Cures (p. 099)
  8. Cures (p. 099-100)
  9. Athletics (p. 101)
  10. Local Customs (p. 102)
  11. Stories (p. 103)
  12. Stories (p. 104)
  13. Stories (p. 105)
  14. Stories (p. 106)
  15. Stories (p. 107-108)
  16. Local Poems (p. 109-110)
  17. History (p. 111-113)
  18. History (p. 114)
  19. History (p. 115-116)
  20. Local Industries (p. 117)
Origin information
Blackrock, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 663, p. 86-117)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BlackrockNa Creagacha DubhaBlackrockHaggardstownDundalk UpperLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0663/2

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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