Mullach Buí

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mullach Buí (school) (Castletowncooley, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Micheál De Búrca.

Original reference: 0658/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

Origin information
Castletowncooley, Co. Louth
Date created:
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 658, p. 212-303)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Rebellion of 1798
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
local legends   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CastletowncooleyCaisleán ChuailleCastletowncooleyCarlingfordDundalk LowerLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0658/4

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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