abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Glendooen (school) (Doon Glebe, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Edith V. Jennings.

Original reference: 1084/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

  1. Local Cures (p. 251-253)
  2. Old Houses (p. 254-255)
  3. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 256-259)
  4. Churning (p. 260-262)
  5. Bird-Lore (p. 263-266)
  6. Local Forge (p. 267-269)
  7. Thatching (p. 270-273)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 274-276)
  9. Food in Olden Times (p. 277-279)
  10. Potato Crop (p. 280-283)
  11. Battle of Scarriffhollis (p. 284-285)
  12. Christmas Customs (p. 286-287)
  13. Games I Play (p. 288-290)
  14. Local Fairs (p. 291-293)
  15. Care of the Feet (p. 294-295)
  16. Candles (p. 296-297)
  17. My Home District (p. 298-299)
  18. Story (p. 300-301)
  19. Local Place Names (p. 302-304)
  20. Proverbs (p. 305-307)
  21. Old Graveyards (p. 308-310)
  22. Famine Times (p. 311)
  23. Old Schools (p. 312-313)
  24. Story (p. 314)
  25. Story (p. 315-316)
  26. Story (p. 317)
  27. Local Roads (p. 318-319)
  28. Clothes Made Locally (p. 320-321)
Origin information
Doon Glebe, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1084, p. 250-321)
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
historical periods   linked data (afset)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Doon GlebeDoon GlebeConwalKilmacrenanDonegal
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1084/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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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