Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Coill-Chéim (school) (Calhame, Co. Donegal), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Mac Cuinneagáin.

Original reference: 1038/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Donegal schools

Origin information
Calhame, Co. Donegal
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1038, p. 1-68)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Donegal (County)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
belief   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Mermaids   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Christmas   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Patrick's Day   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1038/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Donegal 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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