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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Carrigeengeare (school) (Carrigeengeare, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Ó Muireadhaigh.

Original reference: 0193/6

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Riddles (p. 418-418a)
  2. Riddles (p. 419)
  3. Dobharchú (p. 420-423)
  4. Holy Well (p. 424-425)
  5. Ballad of 1888 (p. 426-429)
  6. Marriage Customs (p. 431-435)
  7. Potato Crop (p. 436-437)
  8. Potato Crop - Care of the Growing Crop (p. 437-439)
  9. Story of Kilmakerril (p. 440-441)
  10. Local Crafts - Basket-Making (p. 442-443)
  11. Local Crafts - Thatching (p. 443-444)
  12. Local Crafts - Churn-Making (p. 444-446)
  13. Local Crafts - Sprigging (p. 447)
  14. Local Crafts - Irish Lace (p. 447)
  15. Local Crafts - Rope-Making (p. 447-448)
  16. Bread (p. 451-454)
  17. Local Landlord (p. 455-456)
  18. Weather-Lore (p. 457-460)
  19. Bird-Lore (p. 462-463)
  20. Local Cures (p. 464-467)
  21. The name of our townland is Munakill. (p. 468-469)
  22. Feast-Days (p. 471-474)
  23. Care of Feet (p. 475-477)
Origin information
Carrigeengeare, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 193, p. 416-477)
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Basket making   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Rope trade   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarrigeengeareAn Carraigín GéarCarrigeengeareCloonclareRosclogherLeitrim
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0193/6

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim 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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