Kilsarcon (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Kilsarcon (C.) (school) (Kilsarkan West, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Caitrín Ní Dhálaigh.

Original reference: 0445/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Weather-Lore (p. 349-350)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 351-352)
  3. Riddles (p. 353-356)
  4. Hidden Treasure (p. 357)
  5. Hidden Treasure (p. 358)
  6. Funny Story (p. 359-361)
  7. Funny Story (p. 362-363)
  8. Local Heroes (p. 364-365)
  9. Local Heroes (p. 366-367)
  10. Local Happenings (p. 368)
  11. House Burnings (p. 368-369)
  12. Severe Weather (p. 370-371)
  13. Severe Weather (p. 371-372)
  14. Old Crafts (p. 373-374)
  15. Local Marriage Customs (p. 375-376)
  16. Old Schools (p. 377-378)
  17. Old Schools (p. 378-379)
  18. Local Cures (p. 380-381)
  19. Local Cures (p. 381-384)
  20. Homemade Toys (p. 385-386)
  21. Homemade Toys (p. 386-387)
  22. Travelling Folk (p. 388-389)
  23. Lore of Certain Days (p. 390-392)
  24. Fairy Forts (p. 394)
  25. Fairy Forts (p. 394-396)
  26. Famine Times (p. 397-398)
  27. Games I Play (p. 399-401)
  28. Local Poets (p. 402-404)
  29. Joe Twiss a protestant lived in a cottage in Cordal about 3 miles east of Castleisland. In the year 1,882 there was great trouble... (p. 405-410)
  30. Local Poets (p. 411-414)
  31. Churning (p. 415-416)
  32. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 417-418)
  33. Festival Customs (p. 419-421)
  34. Bread (p. 422-423)
  35. Local Graveyards (p. 424-425)
Origin information
Kilsarkan West, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 445, p. 348-425)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
School location
Kilsarkan WestKilsarkan WestDysertTrughanacmyKerry
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0445/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kerry 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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