Caladh (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Caladh (C.) (school) (Callow, Co. Mayo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Bean Uí Éaráin.

Original reference: 0126/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Mayo schools

  1. Seanchas i dtaobh na hAimsire - Comharthaí Doininne (p. 1-2)
  2. Scoil a Bhí i Mo Bhailese Fadó (p. 3-4)
  3. Leag na Fola (p. 5-6)
  4. Local Place Names (p. 7-8)
  5. Local Marriage Customs (p. 9-12)
  6. Old Graveyards (p. 13-15)
  7. Bread (p. 16-18)
  8. Churning (p. 19-20)
  9. Old Houses (p. 21-22)
  10. Old Houses (p. 23)
  11. Local Ruins (p. 24-25)
  12. Festival Customs (p. 26-27)
  13. Bird-Lore (p. 28-29)
  14. Paidir (p. 30)
  15. Prayer (p. 30)
  16. Paidreacha (p. 31)
  17. Paidreacha (p. 31)
  18. Paidreacha (p. 31)
  19. Paidreacha (p. 32)
  20. Paidreacha (p. 32-33)
  21. Local Roads (p. 34-35)
  22. Food in Olden Times (p. 36-37)
  23. Games I Play (p. 38-39)
  24. Severe Weather (p. 40-41)
  25. Local Cures (p. 42-43)
  26. Riddles (p. 44-45)
  27. Local Heroes (p. 46-47)
  28. Lore of Certain Days (p. 50-51)
  29. Homemade Toys (p. 52-53)
  30. Care of the Feet (p. 54-55)
  31. Travelling Folk (p. 56-57)
  32. Fairy Forts (p. 58)
  33. Famine Times (p. 59-60)
  34. My Home District (p. 61)
  35. My Home District (p. 62-63)
  36. Old Story (p. 64-65)
  37. Local Poets (p. 66)
  38. Holy Wells (p. 67-68)
  39. Buying and Selling (p. 69)
  40. Herbs (p. 70-71)
  41. Potato Crop (p. 72-73)
  42. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 74-75)
  43. Local Patron Saint (p. 76-77)
  44. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 78)
  45. Old Irish Tales (p. 79)
  46. Stories of Giants and Warriors (p. 80-81)
  47. Old Irish Tales (p. 82-83)
  48. Leipreachán or Mermaid (p. 84)
  49. Religious Stories (p. 85-86)
  50. In the Penal Times (p. 87)
Origin information
Callow, Co. Mayo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 126, p. 1a-87)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Mayo (County)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
School location
CallowAn CaladhCallowKillasserGallenMayo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0126/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Mayo 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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