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Drom an Mhadaidh

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

Original reference: 0990/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. Riddles (p. 001-007)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 008-012)
  3. Games I Play (p. 010-016)
  4. Potatoes (p. 017)
  5. Forge (p. 018)
  6. Proverbs (p. 019-020)
  7. Local Mariage Customs (p. 021-022)
  8. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 023-024)
  9. Old Crafts - Candle-Making (p. 025-026)
  10. Soap-Manufacture (p. 027)
  11. Tile and Brick-Making (p. 027-029)
  12. Flax-Scutching, Spinning and Weaving (p. 030-031)
  13. Dyeing (p. 031-032)
  14. Nail-Making (p. 032)
  15. Making of Loys - Laigheanna (p. 032-033)
  16. Holy Wells (p. 034-035)
  17. Old Graveyards (p. 036-039)
  18. Famine Times (p. 040-044)
  19. Funny Story (p. 045-047)
  20. Historical Tradition (p. 048-053)
  21. Collection of Prayers - A Prayer to Be Said Going to Bed (p. 054)
  22. Collection of Prayers (p. 054-055)
  23. Collection of Prayers (p. 055-056)
  24. Collection of Prayers - Prayer to Be Said to the New Moon (p. 059)
  25. Collection of Prayers (p. 059)
  26. Collection of Prayers (p. 059-060)
  27. Historical Tradition (p. 061-063)
  28. On Good Friday when the first Jew came in, with the sharp spear in his hand. (p. 064)
  29. Prayers (p. 064)
  30. Collection of Prayers (p. 065)
  31. Collection of Prayers (p. 066-067)
  32. Local Cures (p. 070-072)
  33. Prayer (p. 073)
  34. There Are Twelve Forts in the School District (p. 073-074)
  35. Forts (p. 075)
  36. Forts (p. 075)
  37. Old Roads (p. 076)
  38. Games (p. 077)
  39. Forts - Hidden Treasure (p. 078)
  40. Forts (p. 079)
  41. Forts (p. 079)
  42. Games I Play (p. 080-081)
  43. Games I Play (p. 082)
  44. Landlord (p. 083-084)
  45. Landlord (p. 085)
  46. Landlord (p. 086)
  47. Landlord (p. 087)
  48. Landlord (p. 088)
  49. Landlord (p. 088)
  50. Landlord (p. 089)
  51. Landlord (p. 090)
  52. Landlord (p. 090)
  53. Food (p. 095)
  54. Food (p. 095-099)
  55. Food (p. 096)
  56. Food (p. 097)
  57. Food (p. 098)
  58. Songs - Bandbeggars Dressed in Straw (p. 100)
  59. Patrick Power (p. 101-103)
  60. Death of Edward Mortan (p. 103-104)
  61. Games - Skittles (p. 105)
  62. Football (p. 106)
  63. Songs (p. 107-109)
  64. Poor Old Granuale (p. 110-111)
  65. Youths of Sweet Redhill (p. 112-113)
  66. There is a Druid's Altar on Pat Mc Cahill's street of Cornaseea. (p. 114)
  67. Old Schools (p. 115-116)
  68. Old Schools (p. 116-117)
  69. Old Schools (p. 117-118)
  70. General (p. 119-120)
Origin information
Drumavaddy, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 990, p. 1a-120)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Weather--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Soap trade   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Dyes and dyeing   linked data (lcsh)
Nail craft   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Good Friday   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
DrumavaddyDroim an MhadaidhDrumavaddyDennClanmahonCavan
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5070753
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0990/1

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:50707535>
Funding
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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