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Coralstown

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

Original reference: 0730/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Westmeath schools

  1. Cromwell in Clonfad (p. 001)
  2. Hidden Treasure (p. 002)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 002-003)
  4. Local Schools (p. 003-004)
  5. Sweat-House (p. 004)
  6. Local Place Names (p. 005)
  7. Columcille's Prophecy (p. 006)
  8. What Local Poet Heard and Saw (p. 006-007)
  9. Churning (p. 007-008)
  10. Fetherstonhaugh (p. 009)
  11. Cooking Tea (p. 010)
  12. Local Riddles (p. 010-012)
  13. Old Cure (p. 013)
  14. Birds' Nests (p. 013-015)
  15. Planting Potatoes (p. 016-017)
  16. Festival Customs (p. 017-018)
  17. Hidden Treasure (p. 018-019)
  18. Funny Story (p. 019-021)
  19. Marriage Customs (p. 021-022)
  20. Turf Cutting (p. 022-024)
  21. Bread (p. 024-025)
  22. Weather-Lore (p. 025-026)
  23. Hidden Treasure (p. 026-027)
  24. Hidden Treasure (p. 027)
  25. Games - Jackstones (p. 028)
  26. Touch Paper (p. 029)
  27. Rattin Castle (p. 029-031)
  28. Games (p. 031-032)
  29. Song (p. 032-034)
  30. Old Cure (p. 034-035)
  31. Unknown Disease (p. 035)
  32. Hannon's Mill (p. 035-036)
  33. Old Laws (p. 037)
  34. Local Heroes (p. 037-038)
  35. St Brigid's Cross (p. 039)
  36. Song (p. 039-040)
  37. Sport (p. 040-042)
  38. Local Convent (p. 043)
  39. Old Chapel (p. 043)
  40. Holy Wells (p. 044)
  41. Funny Story (p. 044-045)
  42. Fairy Forts (p. 045-046)
  43. Old Cures (p. 046-047)
  44. Riddles (p. 048)
  45. Flax-Breaking (p. 048-049)
  46. Forges (p. 049-050)
  47. Farm Animals (p. 050-051)
  48. Funny Story (p. 052)
  49. Cooper (p. 052-053)
  50. Old School (p. 054)
  51. Travelling Tailors (p. 054-055)
  52. Famine Times (p. 056)
  53. How He Secured His Home and Land (p. 056-057)
  54. Coralstown Poets (p. 057-060)
  55. Old Story (p. 061-062)
  56. Old Story (p. 063)
  57. Old Forge (p. 064)
  58. Old Poet (p. 064-065)
  59. Hidden Treasure (p. 065-066)
  60. Old Crafts (p. 066)
  61. Matchmaking (p. 066-068)
  62. How Footysbridge Got Its Name (p. 068-069)
  63. Fairy Tale (p. 069-070)
  64. Fetherstonhaugh (p. 071)
  65. Graveyards (p. 072)
  66. Hedge-Schools (p. 072)
  67. Fetherstonhaugh (p. 073)
  68. Old Crafts (p. 074)
  69. Hidden Treasure (p. 074-075)
  70. Minding Graves (p. 076)
  71. Kiernan, the Rake (p. 076-077)
  72. Different Religions (p. 078)
  73. Local Fairs (p. 078)
  74. Great Mower (p. 079)
  75. How a Girl Got a Job (p. 079-080)
Origin information
Correllstown, Co. Westmeath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 730, p. 1a-80)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Westmeath
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658   linked data (viaf)
Weather--Folklore
Treasure troves--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Columba, Saint, 521-597   linked data (viaf)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Birds--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Bread--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
narratives   linked data (afset)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Death--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
School location
CorrellstownBaile Mhic CearúillCorrellstownKillucanFarbillWestmeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009057
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0730/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Westmeath 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:50090575>
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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