Mullach Airlinne

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Mullach Airlinne (school) (Mullagharlin, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Ss. Mac Siúrdáin.

Original reference: 0663/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 003-004)
  2. Folklore - Riddles (p. 005-008)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 009-010)
  4. Local Heroes (p. 011-012)
  5. Local Happenings (p. 013)
  6. Severe Weather (p. 014-015)
  7. Old Schools (p. 016-017)
  8. Old Crafts (p. 018)
  9. Local Marriage Customs (p. 019-020)
  10. In the Penal Times (p. 021-024)
  11. Local Place Names (p. 024-025)
  12. Bird-Lore (p. 025-027)
  13. Local Cures (p. 027-028)
  14. Lore of Certain Days (p. 028-029)
  15. Homemade Toys (p. 029-031)
  16. Travelling Folk (p. 031-032)
  17. Fairy Forts (p. 032-033)
  18. Famine Time (p. 033-035)
  19. Games I Play (p. 035-036)
  20. Local Roads (p. 037-038)
  21. My Home District (p. 039-040)
  22. Holy Wells (p. 041-042)
  23. Herbs (p. 042-043)
  24. Potato Crop (p. 043-045)
  25. Proverbs (p. 045-047)
  26. Herbs (p. 047-048)
  27. Potato Crop (p. 048-050)
  28. Festival Customs (p. 050-053)
  29. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 053-054)
  30. Churning (p. 055-056)
  31. Care of the Feet (p. 056-058)
  32. Local Forge (p. 058-060)
  33. Local Patron Saint (p. 060-061)
  34. Local Fairs (p. 061-062)
  35. Local Landlord (p. 062-064)
  36. Food in Olden Times (p. 064-066)
  37. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 066-067)
  38. Old Story (p. 067-069)
  39. Old Irish Tales (p. 069-070)
  40. Local Song - The Irish Rapparees (p. 070-072)
  41. Local Monuments (p. 073)
  42. Bread (p. 073-074)
  43. Buying and Selling (p. 074-075)
  44. Old Houses (p. 076-078)
  45. Leipreachan or Mermaid (p. 079-080)
  46. Local Ruins (p. 080-084)
  47. Old Graveyards (p. 085-088)
  48. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 088-089)
Origin information
Mullagharlin, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 663, p. 1-89)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
MullagharlinMullaigh ChairlinnMullagharlinDundalkDundalk UpperLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0663/1

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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