Kilcurry, Dundalk

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilcurry, Dundalk (school) (Kilcurry, Co. Louth), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher P. Ó Conaill.

Original reference: 0664/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Louth schools

  1. Townland of Dungooley (p. 229-230)
  2. Black Pig (p. 230-231)
  3. Black Pig (p. 231-232)
  4. Townland of Lurgankeel (p. 233-235)
  5. Townland of Carrickedmond (p. 237)
  6. Local Caves (p. 238)
  7. Townland of Balriggan (p. 239-240)
  8. Fairy Forts (p. 240-241)
  9. Townland of Kilcurry (p. 242)
  10. Travelling Folk (p. 243)
  11. Buying and Selling (p. 244)
  12. Fairy Forts (p. 245)
  13. Local Monuments (p. 246)
  14. Holy Wells (p. 247)
  15. Local Roads (p. 248)
  16. Local Ruins (p. 249)
  17. Christmas Customs (p. 250)
  18. New Year's Day (p. 251)
  19. Local Forges (p. 252)
  20. Local Fairs (p. 253)
  21. Local Marriage Customs (p. 254)
  22. Our Local Patron Saint (p. 255)
  23. Old Graveyards (p. 256)
  24. Churning (p. 257)
  25. Care of Farm Animals (p. 258)
  26. Festivals between Shrove Tuesday and Easter Sunday (p. 259-260)
  27. May Day (p. 261)
  28. Care of the Feet (p. 262)
  29. St Brigid's Cross (p. 263-264)
  30. Old Prayers - Prayers after Communion (p. 267)
  31. Old Prayers (p. 267-268)
  32. Old Prayers - A Night Prayer (p. 269)
  33. Old Prayers (p. 269)
  34. Old Prayers - Act of Offering (p. 269-270)
  35. Old Prayers - Prayer after Communion (p. 270-271)
  36. Old Prayers (p. 271-272)
  37. Proverbs (p. 273-274)
  38. Popular Beliefs (p. 276)
  39. Popular Beliefs (p. 277)
  40. Popular Beliefs (p. 277)
  41. Ghost Stories (p. 279-280)
  42. Ghost Stories (p. 280-281)
  43. Ghost Stories (p. 281)
  44. Ghost Stories (p. 282)
  45. Ghost Stories (p. 282-283)
  46. Old Customs of November Night (p. 285)
  47. Old Customs of November Night (p. 285)
  48. Old Customs of November Night (p. 286)
  49. Old Customs of November Night (p. 286-287)
  50. Lone Trees and Bushes (p. 289)
  51. Lone Trees and Bushes (p. 289-290)
  52. Lone Trees and Bushes (p. 290-291)
  53. Lone Trees and Bushes (p. 291)
  54. Lone Trees and Bushes (p. 292)
Origin information
Kilcurry, Co. Louth
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 664, p. 228-292)
Folklore--Ireland--Louth (County)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Signs and symbols--Ireland
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Cuchulain (Legendary character)    linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
New Year   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilcurryCill an ChurraighKilcurryBallymascanlanDundalk UpperLouth
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0664/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Louth 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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