Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Newgrove (school) (Lisnageer, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Mrs Newburn.

Original reference: 1018/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Riddles Heard in Pottlereagh and Cohaw (p. 101-102)
  2. Rhymes Heard in Pottlereagh (p. 103)
  3. Riddles Heard in Pottlereagh and Cohaw (p. 104-107)
  4. Cures (p. 108)
  5. Giant Graves (p. 109)
  6. Big Wind (p. 110)
  7. Hidden Treasure (p. 111)
  8. Ghost Stories (p. 112)
  9. Weather-Lore (p. 113)
  10. Thatching (p. 114)
  11. Banshee (p. 115)
  12. Funeral Customs (p. 116)
  13. Fires (p. 117-118)
  14. Farm Implements (p. 119-120)
  15. Graveyard (p. 121)
  16. Christmas Customs (p. 122)
  17. Customs of the Year (p. 123)
  18. Roads (p. 124)
  19. Hiring Fair (p. 125)
  20. Local Nicknames (p. 126-127)
Origin information
Lisnageer, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1018, p. 101a-127)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
School location
LisnageerLios na gCaorLisnageerKildrumsherdanTullygarveyCavan
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1018/2

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 <>
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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