Moynalty (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Moynalty (C.) (school) (Moynalty, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher #missing.

Original reference: 0706/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Weather (p. 002-003)
  2. Wind (p. 004)
  3. Storm (p. 005-006)
  4. Rainstorm 1919 (p. 007)
  5. Snow-Storm (p. 008-009)
  6. Old Schools (p. 010-011)
  7. Local Marriage Customs (p. 012-013)
  8. Riddles (p. 014-016)
  9. Cures (p. 016-020)
  10. Local Place Names (p. 020-021)
  11. Local Place Names (p. 021)
  12. Local Place Names (p. 022-024)
  13. Lore of Certain Days (p. 025-026)
  14. Lore of Certain Days (p. 027)
  15. Names of Fields (p. 028-030)
  16. Bird-Lore (p. 031-035)
  17. Farm Work (p. 036-037)
  18. Festival Customs (p. 037-039)
  19. Old Custom (p. 039-040)
  20. List of Farm Animals (p. 041)
  21. List of Farm Animals (p. 042)
  22. Churning (p. 042-044)
  23. Local Forge (p. 045-046)
  24. My Home District (p. 047-048)
  25. Old Crafts (p. 049-051)
  26. The Betagh family (descendants of which are now known as Beatty and live at Rose Hill Mullagh) were Normans and at Garraidh Ard. (p. 052-053)
  27. The most important families in the district were the Farrells at Moynalty... (p. 053-054)
  28. Moynalty of Old (p. 055-056)
  29. Local Fairs (p. 057-059)
  30. Story of Hidden Treasure (p. 060)
  31. Valley of the Black Pig (p. 061-062)
  32. Another Story of Hidden Treasure (p. 063)
  33. Another Story of Hidden Treasure (p. 064)
  34. Herbs Found in the District (p. 065-066)
  35. Herbs - Those Used for Food (p. 067-068)
  36. Herbs Used for Cures (p. 068-069)
  37. Homemade Toys (p. 070-073)
  38. Old Houses (p. 074-078)
  39. Tailors (p. 079-080)
  40. Old Forts (p. 081)
  41. Old Prayers (p. 082-083)
  42. Food in Olden Times (p. 084-086)
  43. Bread (p. 087)
  44. Farewell to Moynalty (p. 088-089)
  45. Poems of James Tevlin, Billywood, Moynalty - Tennyson's Boar (p. 090-095)
  46. Poems of James Tevlin, Billywood, Moynalty - Judy Ruleman (p. 096-099)
  47. Poems of James Tevlin, Billywood, Moynalty - The Debate with the Devil (p. 100-104)
  48. Poems of James Tevlin, Billywood, Moynalty - A Morning Ramble (p. 105-107)
  49. Poems of James Tevlin, Billywood, Moynalty (p. 108-110)
  50. James Tevlin (p. 111-112)
  51. James Tevlin - The Poet's Dream of Hell (p. 113-119)
  52. James Tevlin - Catholic Emancipation (p. 119-123)
  53. Buying and Selling (p. 124-125)
  54. Local Happenings (p. 126-127)
  55. Famine Times (p. 128-130)
  56. Landlord (p. 131-132)
  57. Kingsfort or Rathinree (p. 133)
  58. Kingsfort or Rathinree (p. 133)
  59. Graveyards (p. 134-135)
  60. Sayings (p. 136-137)
  61. Emblems (p. 138-139)
Origin information
Moynalty, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 706, p. 1-139)
Teacher name missing.
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
School location
MoynaltyMaigh nEaltaMoynaltyMoynaltyKells LowerMeath
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0706/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Meath 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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