Áth Treasna (C.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Áth Treasna (C.) (school) (Newmarket, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Máire, Bean Uí Mhurthile.

Original reference: 0353/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Béaloideas - Story (p. 001-003)
  2. Riddles (p. 004-005)
  3. Old Schools (p. 006-008)
  4. Old Schools (p. 009-011)
  5. Severe Weather (p. 011-013)
  6. Severe Weather (p. 014)
  7. Severe Weather (p. 015-016)
  8. Local Story - Lady Meelin (p. 017-018)
  9. Our Holy Wells (p. 019-020)
  10. My Home District (p. 021-022)
  11. Local Song (p. 023-024)
  12. Local Roads (p. 025-026)
  13. Local Poem - Reveries (p. 027-029)
  14. Local Poem - To a Friend (p. 030-031)
  15. Local Song (p. 032-033)
  16. Daniel O' Connell (p. 033-035)
  17. Marriage Customs (p. 035-037)
  18. Local Cures (p. 038-039)
  19. A cobweb was put on a cut to stop bleeding chilblains were rubbed with parrafin oil. (p. 039-040)
  20. Weather-Lore (p. 041-042)
  21. Fairy Forts (p. 043-044)
  22. There is a fort at Gooseberry Hill. (p. 045)
  23. A story is told in this district of a fairy fort. (p. 045-047)
  24. There was a midwife and a man came to her one night and asked her to come to nurse a baby and he took her away to a nun and they gave her ointment to rub to the baby (p. 047-048)
  25. One night a man was coming home from town. (p. 048)
  26. There is an old fort in Glashakinleen and one day a young boy went down into the fort (p. 049)
  27. My grandmother told me that the Danes used build the forts in order to protect themselves from their enemies... (p. 049-050)
  28. There was a man who went to a fair. (p. 050-051)
  29. Long ago it was said that there were two boys playing football near the fort and the ball went into the fort (p. 051)
  30. Local Fairs (p. 052-053)
  31. Faction Fights at Fairs (p. 054)
  32. Famine Times (p. 055-056)
  33. Peter Crowley (p. 057-059)
  34. Landlords (p. 060-062)
  35. Inchway - Local Song (p. 063-066)
  36. Travelling Folk (p. 067-065)
  37. Old Crafts (p. 068-070)
  38. Old Crafts (p. 070-071)
  39. Old Crafts (p. 071-073)
  40. Lore of Certain Days (p. 074-075)
  41. Food in Olden Times (p. 076-078)
  42. Food in Olden Times (p. 079)
  43. Churning (p. 080-082)
  44. Churning (p. 082-083)
  45. Bird-Lore (p. 084-088)
  46. Bird-Lore (p. 089)
  47. Bird-Lore (p. 089-090)
  48. Bird-Lore (p. 091)
  49. Bird-Lore (p. 091-092)
  50. Buying and Selling (p. 092-093)
  51. Bread (p. 094)
  52. Buying and Selling (p. 094-095)
  53. Bread (p. 095-096)
  54. Old Ruins (p. 097-098)
  55. Herbs (p. 099-100)
  56. There is an old story told about a farm that was for sale. (p. 100-101)
  57. These are the herb cures used locally. (p. 101)
  58. Forges (p. 102-103)
  59. In olden times the bellows were made of timber and leather, and it was worked up and down but the bellows that it used is now is made of iron with three legs on it... (p. 103-104)
  60. There are stories told that people got teeth extracted in the forges long ago before dentists were heard of... (p. 104-105)
  61. There was a man living about a mile from the town. (p. 106)
  62. Old Proverbs (p. 107)
  63. Old Proverbs (p. 108-109)
  64. Old Proverbs (p. 109-110)
  65. Old Proverbs (p. 110-111)
  66. Old Proverbs (p. 112)
  67. Old Proverbs (p. 113)
  68. Old Proverbs (p. 114)
  69. Bird-Lore and Animal-Lore (p. 114-115)
  70. Emblems (p. 116-117)
  71. Potato Crop (p. 118-120)
  72. Local Poets (p. 121-122)
  73. Emblems (p. 117-122)
  74. Story (p. 123-124)
  75. Story of the Fairies (p. 124-125)
  76. Local Poets (p. 126-127)
  77. John Twiss (p. 128-131)
  78. Clothes Made Locally (p. 132-133)
  79. Old Houses (p. 133-134)
  80. Old Houses (p. 134)
  81. Old Houses (p. 134-135)
  82. Local Happening (p. 135-137)
  83. Headless Coach (p. 138)
  84. The Penal Days (p. 139)
  85. Penal Days (p. 140)
  86. Pisreoga (p. 141-142)
  87. Piseoga (p. 142-143)
  88. Wakes and Funeral Customs (p. 143)
  89. Piseoga (p. 144-145)
  90. Story of the Famine Times (p. 146)
  91. Local Happening (p. 147)
  92. John Twiss (p. 148-150)
  93. Care of the Feet (p. 150-151)
  94. Care of the Feet (p. 151-152)
Origin information
Newmarket, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 353, p. 1a-152)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Chilblains   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
School location
NewmarketÁth TrasnaNewmarketDuhallowCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0353/1

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"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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49217415>
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.
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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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