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Rochfortbridge (Convent of Mercy)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Rochfortbridge (Convent of Mercy) (school) (Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Sr. M. Aquin.

Original reference: 0730/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Seanscéal (p. 511-513)
  2. Penal Days (p. 514)
  3. Rochfort Family (p. 515-519)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 520)
  5. Heroes (p. 520-521)
  6. Walkers (p. 521-522)
  7. Keeners (p. 522)
  8. Mowers (p. 522)
  9. Famine Year 1846 - 47 (p. 522-523)
  10. Old Crafts (p. 523-524)
  11. Forge (p. 524)
  12. Spinning 70 Years Ago (p. 524)
  13. Churn-Making 50 Years Ago (p. 524)
  14. Marriage Customs (p. 524)
  15. Local Cures (p. 525)
  16. Story - Bishop's Grave (p. 525-526)
  17. Amusements - Men and Boys (p. 526-527)
  18. Certain Days (p. 527)
  19. Travellers (p. 527)
  20. Fairy Forts (p. 528-529)
  21. Cromwell's Days 1646 (p. 530)
  22. Coach Road (p. 530-531)
  23. Old Story (p. 531-533)
  24. Old Schools (p. 533-536)
  25. Landlords (p. 536-538)
  26. Stories of the Holy Family in the District (p. 538-541)
  27. Care of Our Farm Animals in the District (p. 542-543)
  28. Old Houses in the District (p. 544-545)
  29. Old Houses (p. 546-547)
  30. Old Graveyards (p. 547-549)
  31. Potato Crop in this District (p. 550)
  32. Football (p. 551)
  33. Football (p. 551-552)
  34. We have at Christmas time the old custom of sending presents and greetings to our friends... (p. 554-555)
  35. Proverbs (p. 555-556)
  36. Games Played in District (p. 556-562)
  37. Clothes Made Locally (p. 563-564)
  38. Food In Olden Times (p. 564-565)
  39. Churning (p. 566-567)
  40. Churning (p. 568-570)
  41. Certain Days (p. 571-572)
  42. Herbs (p. 572-573)
  43. Prayer (p. 573)
  44. Herbs (p. 573-574)
  45. Prayer (p. 574-575)
  46. Herbs (p. 575-576)
  47. Hidden Treasures (p. 577-578)
  48. Funny Stories (p. 580-581)
  49. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 581-582)
  50. Funny Remarks (p. 582-584)
  51. My Home District (p. 584-585)
  52. Local Cures (p. 586-587)
  53. Festival Customs (p. 587-589)
  54. Riddles (p. 589-590)
  55. Seanleighis sa gCeantar Seo (p. 591-592)
  56. Cures (p. 593)
  57. Seanranna agus Amhráin (p. 594-596)
  58. Seanrann (p. 597)
  59. Local Poets (p. 597)
  60. Tomhasanna an Cheantair (p. 598-599)
  61. Tomhasanna an Cheantair (p. 598-600)
  62. Tomhasanna an Cheantair (p. 598-602)
Origin information
Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 730, p. 510-602)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Weather--Folklore
Death--Folklore
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RochfortbridgeDroichead Chaisleán LoisteRochfortbridgeFartullaghWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009061
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0730/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50090615>
Funding
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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