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Meath Hill

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

Original reference: 0712/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Meath schools

  1. Irish Words Still in Use in this District (p. 128-133)
  2. Cures and Charms (p. 134-135)
  3. Cures - Cure for Chincough (p. 136)
  4. Charms - Milking the Heather (p. 137)
  5. Charms - Burying the Sheaf (A Wicked Evil Practice) (p. 138)
  6. Superstitions (p. 139-142)
  7. Cures - Cure of Whitlow (p. 143)
  8. Rush Candles (p. 144)
  9. Resin Candles (p. 144-145)
  10. Hidden Treasures (p. 147)
  11. Hidden Treasures (p. 148-149)
  12. Hidden Treasure (p. 150)
  13. Hidden Treasure (p. 151)
  14. Hidden Treasure (p. 152)
  15. Hidden Treasures (p. 153)
  16. Hidden Treasures (p. 154)
  17. Hidden Treasure (p. 155)
  18. Hidden Treasure (p. 156)
  19. Riddles (p. 157-158)
  20. Riddles (p. 159-160)
  21. Riddles (p. 161)
  22. Riddles (p. 162)
  23. Riddles (p. 163)
  24. Riddles (p. 164-165)
  25. Riddles (p. 166-167)
  26. Weather-Lore (p. 168)
  27. Weather-Lore (p. 169)
  28. Weather-Lore (p. 170)
  29. Weather-Lore (p. 171-172)
  30. Weather-Lore (p. 173)
  31. Basket-Making (p. 174)
  32. Basket-Making (p. 175)
  33. Lime-Kiln (p. 176)
  34. Lime-Kiln (p. 177)
  35. Local Marriage Customs (p. 178-179)
  36. Local Marriage Customs (p. 180-181)
  37. Local Marriage Customs (p. 182-183)
  38. Local Place Names (p. 184)
  39. Local Place Names (p. 185)
  40. Local Place Names (p. 186)
  41. Bird-Lore (p. 187)
  42. Bird-Lore (p. 188-190)
  43. Local Cures (p. 191)
  44. Local Cures (p. 192)
  45. Local Cures (p. 193)
  46. Fairy Forts (p. 194)
  47. Fairy Forts (p. 195)
  48. Games I Play (p. 196)
  49. Games I Play (p. 197)
  50. Games I Play (p. 198-199)
  51. My Home District (p. 200)
  52. My Home District (p. 201)
  53. My Home District (p. 202)
  54. My Home District (p. 203)
  55. My Home District (p. 204)
  56. Potato Crop (p. 205)
  57. Potato Crop (p. 206-207)
  58. Potato Crop (p. 208)
  59. Proverbs (p. 209)
  60. Proverbs (p. 210)
  61. Churning (p. 211)
  62. Churning (p. 212)
  63. Churning (p. 213-214)
  64. Festival Customs (p. 215-218)
  65. Blacksmith's Forge (p. 216)
  66. Blacksmith's Forge (p. 217-220)
  67. Festival Customs (p. 219)
  68. Blacksmith's Forge (p. 221)
  69. Local Fairs (p. 222)
  70. Local Fairs (p. 223)
  71. Local Fairs (p. 224-225)
  72. Travelling Folk (p. 226)
  73. Travelling Folk (p. 227)
  74. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 228-229)
  75. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 230)
  76. Food in Olden Times (p. 231)
  77. Food in Olden Times (p. 232)
  78. Buying and Selling (p. 233)
  79. Buying and Selling (p. 234)
  80. Old Graveyards (p. 235-236)
  81. Composition on Old Houses (p. 237-238)
  82. Local Poets - Balnavoran (p. 240-244)
  83. Lake of Ballyhoe (p. 244-248)
  84. Thirteen Years Ago (p. 249-251)
  85. Ghost Story (p. 252-258)
  86. Irish Match-Making - An Epistle (p. 259-263)
Origin information
Meath Hill, Co. Meath
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 712, p. 126-263)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Meath
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Charms   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Felon (Disease)   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
Meath HillCnoc na MíMeath HillArdaghSlane LowerMeath
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_5009001
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0712/3

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:50090015>
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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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