Tuairín Chathail (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Tuairín Chathail (C.) (school) (Tooreencahill, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Síghle Ní Shíothcháin.

Original reference: 0453/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Local Story (p. 085-086)
  2. Local Story (p. 087-089)
  3. Bog Slide (p. 090-093)
  4. Local Heroes (p. 094-098)
  5. Local Marriage Customs (p. 099-104)
  6. Proverbs (p. 105-110)
  7. Weather-Lore (p. 111-114)
  8. Local Hedge-Schools (p. 115-119)
  9. Old Crafts (p. 120-124)
  10. Herbs (p. 125-128)
  11. Famine Times (p. 129-131)
  12. Potato Crop (p. 132-135)
  13. Our Holy Wells (p. 136-139)
  14. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 140-143)
  15. Festival Customs (p. 144-148)
  16. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 149-151)
  17. Leprechauns (p. 152-154)
  18. Local Fairs (p. 155-157)
  19. Old Graveyards (p. 158-161)
  20. Local Fairs (p. 162-165)
  21. Food in Olden Times (p. 166-169)
  22. Bread (p. 170-172)
  23. Buying and Selling (p. 173-176)
  24. Clothes Made Locally (p. 177-179)
  25. Bird-Lore (p. 180-188)
  26. Local Place Names (p. 189-197)
  27. Local Cures (p. 198-202)
  28. Local Roads (p. 203-205)
  29. Collection of Prayers (p. 206-212)
  30. Religious Stories (p. 213-218)
  31. Local Poets (p. 219-224)
  32. Clothes Made Locally (p. 225)
  33. Local Monuments (p. 226-230)
  34. Our Holy Wells (p. 231-235)
  35. My Home District (p. 236-239)
  36. Old Houses (p. 240-243)
  37. Clothes Made Locally (p. 244-247)
  38. Local Landlords (p. 248-254)
  39. Homemade Toys (p. 255-259)
  40. Travelling Folk (p. 260-263)
  41. Riddles (p. 264-272)
  42. Famine Times (p. 273-276)
  43. Our Patron Saint (p. 277-281)
  44. Holy Family (p. 282-284)
  45. Potato Crop (p. 285-289)
  46. Care of the Feet (p. 290-292)
  47. Song (p. 293-297)
  48. Severe Weather (p. 298-301)
  49. My Home District (p. 302-303)
  50. Lore of Certain Days (p. 304-306)
Origin information
Tooreencahill, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 453, p. 83-306)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0453/2

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:47132415>
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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