Earl Darnley

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Earl Darnley (school) (Athboy, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Siubhán Ní Loichéid.

Original reference: 0696/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Halloween Customs (p. 155-157)
  2. Local Story (p. 157-158)
  3. Local Story (p. 158-159)
  4. Local Story (p. 159-160)
  5. Local Story (p. 160-161)
  6. Riddles (p. 162-164)
  7. Riddles (p. 164-165)
  8. Riddles (p. 165-167)
  9. Riddles (p. 167-168)
  10. Hidden Treasure (p. 168-169)
  11. Hidden Treasure (p. 169-170)
  12. Weather-Lore (p. 171-172)
  13. Weather-Lore (p. 172-176)
  14. Old Schools (p. 176-177)
  15. Old Crafts (p. 177-179)
  16. Local Marriage Customs (p. 179-181)
  17. Local Marriage Customs (p. 181-182)
  18. Local Cures (p. 182-184)
  19. Local Cures (p. 185-186)
  20. Bird-Lore (p. 186-188)
  21. Bird-Lore (p. 188-190)
  22. Bird-Lore (p. 190-191)
  23. Homemade Toys (p. 191-192)
  24. Homemade Toys (p. 192-193)
  25. Homemade Toys (p. 193-194)
  26. Games I Play (p. 194-196)
  27. My Home District (p. 196-197)
  28. Or Holy Wells (p. 197)
  29. Holy Wells (p. 198)
  30. Proverbs (p. 198-201)
  31. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 201-202)
  32. Churning (p. 202-203)
  33. Hidden Treasure (p. 204)
  34. Hidden Treasure (p. 204-205)
  35. Hidden Treasure (p. 206)
  36. Funny Stories (p. 207)
  37. Funny Stories (p. 207)
  38. Local Heroes (p. 208-209)
  39. Place Names (p. 209-211)
  40. Local Happenings (p. 211-212)
  41. Severe Weather (p. 212-213)
  42. Severe Weather (p. 213-214)
  43. Lore Of Certain Days (p. 214-215)
  44. Travelling Folk (p. 215-216)
  45. Travelling Folk (p. 216)
  46. Fairy Fort (p. 217)
  47. Local Roads (p. 217-219)
  48. Herbs (p. 219-221)
  49. Potato Crop (p. 221-222)
  50. Festival Customs (p. 223-225)
Origin information
Athboy, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 696, p. 155A-225)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
AthboyBaile Átha BuíAthboyAthboyLuneMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0696/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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:50089475>
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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