Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Edenagully (school) (Edennagully, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher S. Ó Cléirigh.

Original reference: 1007/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Mountain (p. 201)
  2. Lough (p. 201)
  3. About two hunded years ago a man named... (p. 202)
  4. How The Cure Came To Be In The Lake (p. 203)
  5. Cairn (p. 203-204)
  6. It is said that there was a black hare over on a mountain near Tierworker. (p. 205-206)
  7. Castle At Bailieborough (p. 207)
  8. Castle Ausburn (p. 208-209)
  9. Fair of Muff (p. 210-211)
  10. Mountain (p. 212)
  11. Moybullogue (p. 213)
  12. Local Cures (p. 214-260)
  13. Local Place Names (p. 216-218)
  14. Christmas Customs (p. 219-220)
  15. Marriage Customs (p. 220-221)
  16. Saint Ciaran's Well (p. 222)
  17. Hedge School (p. 223)
  18. Hedge-School (p. 223-224)
  19. Riddles (p. 225-227)
  20. Local Heroes (p. 227-229)
  21. Local Songs (p. 233-232)
  22. Malahide (p. 233-234)
  23. Legend Of Moybolg (p. 235-236)
  24. Cure Of The Running Worm (p. 237)
  25. Severe Weather (p. 238)
  26. Severe Weather (p. 238)
  27. Treasures (p. 239)
  28. Treasures (p. 240-241)
  29. About a hundred years ago there lived a man named Paddy Mitchel who was very poor and had nearly nothing in the house to eat. (p. 241-242)
  30. It is said that in the year 1888 a man named John Brown found a box of sovereigns when he was knocking down a house. (p. 242-243)
  31. Herbs (p. 244)
  32. The most harmful weeds growing in the district are the thistle, the dockweed, the clover, the nettle, the comfrey, and the dandelion. (p. 244-245)
  33. Leprechaun (p. 246)
  34. Leprechaun (p. 247)
  35. Leprechaun (p. 248)
  36. One upon a time there were two men going home from a game of cards. (p. 248-250)
  37. Leprechaun (p. 251-252)
  38. Old Crafts (p. 253-254)
  39. Easter Customs (p. 261)
  40. Easter Customs (p. 262)
  41. Local Fairs (p. 263)
  42. Local Fairs (p. 264)
  43. Local Fairs (p. 265)
  44. Local Monuments (p. 266)
  45. Local Monuments (p. 266)
  46. Local Monuments (p. 267)
  47. Local Monuments (p. 267)
  48. Ruined Castles (p. 268)
  49. Ruined Castles (p. 268-269)
  50. There were under-ground vaults in it where Catholics and priests used to be punished in the penal days. (p. 272-277)
  51. Funny Story (p. 272)
  52. One night a lot of people were on a ceilidhe in a neighbour's house. (p. 273)
  53. Once upon a time a farmer's wife wanted a girl to do housework. (p. 273-274)
  54. There lived three men at one time. (p. 275)
  55. In Moybollogue cemetery there is the ruins of an old church in which it is said Saint Patrick read mass in it. (p. 276)
  56. There was a castle in Muff some hundred years ago. (p. 276-277)
  57. Once upon a time there was a man who suffered from the toothache. (p. 278)
  58. There once was a man who had a great orchard of apples and he had a very funny servant boy hired (p. 279)
  59. Bird-Lore (p. 280-288)
  60. Wild Animals (p. 289-295)
  61. Local Roads (p. 296-299)
  62. Strange Animals (p. 300)
  63. Bread (p. 301-302)
  64. Haunted Houses (p. 303)
  65. Haunted Houses (p. 303-304)
  66. Haunted Houses (p. 304-305)
  67. This story concerns a traveller who was making his way home on Christmas Eve. (p. 305-306)
  68. Ghost Story (p. 306-307)
  69. Ghost Stories (p. 307-308)
  70. Ghost Story (p. 308-309)
  71. Ghost Story (p. 309-310)
  72. Ghost Stories (p. 310-312)
  73. Battle of Muff (p. 313-314)
  74. Travelling Folk (p. 315)
  75. Religious Stories (p. 316)
  76. Prayer For A Man Deceased (p. 316-317)
  77. Story (p. 317-318)
  78. Local Graveyards (p. 319-320)
  79. Children's Games (p. 321-322)
  80. Halloween Customs (p. 323-324)
  81. Halloween Customs (p. 324-325)
  82. May Day Customs (p. 326)
  83. May Day Customs (p. 326-327)
  84. Churning (p. 328)
  85. Churning (p. 328-329)
  86. Signs of the Weather (p. 330)
Origin information
Edennagully, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1007, p. 200-330)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Animals, Mythical   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1007/3

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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:50708105>
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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