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Baile Deasún (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Baile Deasún (B.) (school) (Ballydesmond, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Seán Mac Giolla Phádraig.

Original reference: 0359/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Áras Sheáin Aoraigh (p. 001c-003)
  2. Cois Brice dhom go Déanach (p. 004-007)
  3. tSeanbhean Chríonna (p. 008)
  4. Collection of Riddles (p. 009-010)
  5. Local Heroes (p. 011-013)
  6. Local Place Names (p. 014-015)
  7. Proverbs (p. 016-017)
  8. Old Story (p. 018-022)
  9. Old Cures (p. 023-024)
  10. Local Fairs (p. 025-026)
  11. Festival Customs (p. 027-028)
  12. Food in Olden Times (p. 029-030)
  13. Care of Feet (p. 031-032)
  14. Clothes Made Locally (p. 033-034)
  15. Local Happenings (p. 035-037)
  16. Old Houses (p. 038-040)
  17. Buying and Selling (p. 041-042)
  18. Old Graveyards (p. 043-044)
  19. Weather-Lore (p. 045-046)
  20. Famine (p. 047-048)
  21. Landlord (p. 049)
  22. Fairy Forts (p. 050-051)
  23. Old Crafts - Thatching (p. 052-054)
Origin information
Ballydesmond, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 359, p. 1a-54)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Thatched roofs   linked data (lcsh)
School location
BallydesmondBaile DeasumhanBallydesmondNohavaldalyDuhallowCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0359/1

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cork 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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