Kilmaine (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilmaine (B.) (school) (Kilmaine, Co. Mayo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Mac Iagó.

Original reference: 0105/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Mayo schools

  1. Old Trades - Starch (p. 254)
  2. Candles (p. 255)
  3. Soap (p. 256)
  4. Old Cures (p. 257)
  5. Old Cures (p. 258)
  6. Dolmens (p. 259-261)
  7. Rauskeera Fort (p. 262)
  8. Historic (p. 263-264)
  9. My Native Place (p. 265)
  10. My Native Place (p. 266)
  11. My Native Place (p. 267)
  12. My Native Place (p. 268)
  13. My Native Place (p. 269)
  14. My Native Place (p. 270)
  15. My Native Place (p. 271)
  16. My Native Place (p. 272)
  17. Social - Local Hedge-Schools (p. 273-276)
  18. Bad Times (p. 277)
  19. Farm Animals and Their Habits (p. 278-279)
  20. Farm Animals and Their Habits (p. 280)
  21. Kilmaine Protestant Graveyard (p. 281-282)
  22. Old Cemetery in Kilmaine (p. 283)
  23. Weather Signs (p. 284)
  24. Toys Made at Home (p. 285-286)
  25. Toys Made at Home (p. 287-288)
  26. Potatoes (p. 289)
  27. Local Landlords (p. 290-291)
  28. Local Landlords (p. 293-299)
  29. Fair (p. 300)
  30. Roads (p. 301)
  31. Roads (p. 302)
  32. Roads (p. 303)
  33. Roads (p. 304)
  34. Historical (p. 305-307)
  35. Holy Wells (p. 308)
  36. Holy Wells - Kilquire (p. 309)
  37. Holy Wells (p. 310)
  38. Stories (p. 311-315)
  39. Origin of the Name Frenchbrook (p. 316)
  40. Story (p. 317-318)
  41. Story (p. 319)
  42. Philip an tAmadán (p. 320)
Origin information
Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 105, p. 253-320)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Mayo (County)
Soap trade   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilmaineCill MheáinKilmaineKilmainemoreKilmaineMayo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0105/5

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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