Currach an Ghála, Cill Úird

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Currach an Ghála, Cill Úird (school) (Kilworth, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máiréad, Bean Uí Shúilleabháin.

Original reference: 0373/3

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Old Cures (p. 193)
  2. Cure for Whooping Cough (p. 193)
  3. An Old Cure for a Sty (p. 194)
  4. Piseoga (p. 195-196)
  5. Piseoga (p. 196-197)
  6. Waking the Dead (p. 198)
  7. Holy Well (p. 199-200)
  8. Caherdrinny Castle (p. 201-202)
  9. Story - Kitty the Hare (p. 203-204)
  10. Ballyclough (p. 205)
  11. Shrove Tuesday (p. 206)
  12. Hallow Eve (p. 207-209)
  13. Druid's Altar (p. 210)
  14. Dunmahon Castle (p. 211-212)
  15. Old Cures (p. 213)
  16. St John's Night (p. 214-215)
  17. Irish Names of Fields (p. 216)
  18. Old Irish Words (p. 217)
  19. Names of Fields (p. 218)
  20. Local Prayers (p. 219)
  21. St Bridget's Day (p. 220)
  22. Games (p. 221-222)
  23. Hag's Bed on Labacally Hill (p. 223)
  24. Piper's Cross (p. 224)
  25. Sceiligs (p. 225)
  26. Story (p. 226-227)
Origin information
Kilworth, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 373, p. 192-227)
English  irish  
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Hordeolum   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Rites and ceremonies   linked data (lcsh)
Halloween   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
School location
KilworthCill UirdKilworthCondons and ClangibbonCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0373/3

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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