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Grangegeeth

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Grangegeeth (school) (Grangegeeth, Co. Meath), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seósaimhín, Bean Uí Dhubhghaill.

Original reference: 0714/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Local Place Names - Fields (p. 303-305)
  2. Local Place Names - Fields - From Owners (p. 306)
  3. Local Place Names - Fields - From Natural Characteristics (p. 307-308)
  4. Local Place Names - Fields - Streams (p. 309)
  5. Local Place Names - Fields - Wells (p. 310)
  6. Local Place Names - Fields - Heights (p. 311)
  7. Local Cures (p. 313-316)
  8. Weather-Lore (p. 318-322)
  9. Hedge-Schools (p. 324)
  10. Hedge-Schools (p. 324-325)
  11. Hedge-Schools (p. 326)
  12. Hedge-Schools (p. 326-327)
  13. Collier the Robber (p. 328-329)
  14. Collier the Robber (p. 329-330)
  15. Collier the Robber (p. 330)
  16. Collier the Robber (p. 330)
  17. Valley of the Black Pig (p. 331-332)
  18. Cleaver Rua and the Yeomen (p. 333-334)
  19. Dream Story (p. 335-336)
  20. Legend (p. 337-338)
  21. Fairy Story (p. 339)
  22. Local Roads (p. 340-343)
  23. Old Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 344-345)
  24. Candle-Making (p. 346)
  25. Thatching (p. 347-348)
  26. Weaving (p. 349-350)
  27. Old Forges (p. 351)
  28. Old Noggins (p. 352)
  29. Grangegeith Graveyard (p. 353-355)
  30. Local Marriage Customs (p. 356-359)
  31. My Home District (p. 360-363)
  32. Churning (p. 364-367)
  33. Taking Butter (p. 368)
  34. Taking Butter (p. 369)
  35. Taking Butter (p. 369)
  36. Local Story (p. 370-371)
  37. Story (p. 372)
  38. Garry Giarlog (p. 373)
  39. Herbs and Weeds (p. 375-377)
  40. Local Poets (p. 378-382)
  41. Local Poets - The Hill of Slane (p. 383-384)
  42. Local Poets (p. 385)
  43. Potato Crop (p. 386-390)
  44. Proverbs (p. 391-402)
  45. Monday, Tuesday (p. 403-404)
  46. Story (p. 405)
  47. Story (p. 406)
  48. Sold to the Devil (p. 407)
  49. Poetry (p. 408-411)
  50. Poetry (p. 412)
  51. Poetry (p. 412)
  52. Poetry (p. 412)
  53. Poetry (p. 413)
  54. Poetry - The Navan Bacon Factory (p. 413)
  55. Poetry - Mullacurry (p. 414)
  56. Poetry - Country Wedding (p. 415-417)
  57. Poetry - Tug-o'-War (p. 418)
  58. Poetry - By Thomas Carolan on Seeing a Sheep Killed (p. 419)
  59. Poetry - An Advice (p. 419)
  60. Local Nicknames (p. 421-422)
  61. Games We Play (p. 423-424)
  62. Rhymes, etc. for Games - The Mulberry Bush (p. 425)
  63. Rhymes, etc. for Games - Gypsies Riding (p. 426)
  64. Rhymes, etc. for Games - The Robbers (p. 427)
  65. Homemade Whistle (p. 427)
  66. Hopscotch (p. 428)
  67. Rabbit Snare (p. 428)
  68. Travelling-Folk (p. 429-433)
  69. Farthing (p. 434)
  70. Spinning Wheel (p. 435)
  71. Has two old brass fire-iron holders. ... (p. 435)
  72. She has seen at the residence of Meade's of Manning Hill. ... (p. 436)
  73. Has a large rectangular shaped, willow-pattern dish... (p. 436)
  74. Has an old iron griddle, which was in the house... (p. 437)
  75. Wooden strainers also in possession of... (p. 437)
  76. Has seen a set of old dish-covers of silver plate... (p. 438)
  77. Has three Willow-pattern dishes which... (p. 438)
  78. Old Griddles: ... (p. 438)
  79. Noggin (p. 439)
  80. Mrs Sillery has two pewter jugs... (p. 440)
  81. Has two tea-pots at least 110 years old. ... (p. 440)
  82. Has seen about a dozen small willow-pattern plates... (p. 441)
  83. Has sent to school for inspection: ... (p. 441)
  84. Lore of Certain Days (p. 442-443)
  85. Superstitions (p. 444-450)
  86. My Mountain Molly (p. 452)
  87. Stray Sods (p. 453)
  88. As Minnie Ward was coming from Katie Reilly's one night... (p. 454)
  89. One evening Patrick Conlon was coming home... (p. 454)
  90. Stray Sod (p. 455)
  91. Village of Newtown (p. 457-459)
  92. St Stephen's Day (p. 460-462)
  93. St Brigid's Day (p. 463)
  94. St Patrick's Day (p. 464-466)
  95. Shrove Tuesday (p. 467)
  96. Ash Wednesday (p. 468)
  97. Holy Thursday and Good Friday (p. 469)
Origin information
Grangegeeth, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 714, p. 301-469)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
local legends   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Names, Personal--Folklore
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Geographical myths   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Ash Wednesday   linked data (lcsh)
Good Friday   linked data (lcsh)
School location
GrangegeethGráinseach na GaoitheGrangegeethGrangegeethSlane UpperMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009008
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0714/3

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:50090085>
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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