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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Ray (school) (Labbadish, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mary J. Moore.

Original reference: 1104/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. Poet of Our District (p. 271-272)
  2. Giant's Bed (p. 273-274)
  3. Scutch Mill (p. 275-276)
  4. Fairies (p. 277-278)
  5. Rob-Roy (p. 279)
  6. Travelling Folk (p. 280-281)
  7. Local Forges (p. 282-283)
  8. Care of Farm Animals (p. 284-285)
  9. Churning (p. 286)
  10. Birds (p. 287)
  11. Local Hero (p. 288)
  12. Food in Olden Times (p. 289-290)
  13. Local Fairs (p. 291)
  14. Festival Customs (p. 292-293)
  15. Old Houses (p. 294)
  16. Old Story (p. 295)
  17. Local Monuments (p. 296)
  18. Story (p. 297-298)
  19. Old Stories (p. 299)
  20. Story (p. 300)
  21. Local Roads (p. 301)
  22. Old Graveyards (p. 302-303)
Origin information
Labbadish, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1104, p. 271A-303)
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
LabbadishLabbadishRaymoghyRaphoe NorthDonegal
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1104/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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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