Corlatty Carroll

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Corlatty Carroll (school) (Corlattycarroll, Co. Cavan), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Jas. Maguire.

Original reference: 1014/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cavan schools

  1. My Home District (p. 165-166)
  2. Old Graveyard (p. 167-168)
  3. Local Fairs (p. 169-170)
  4. Local Marriage Customs (p. 171-173)
  5. Giant's Grave (p. 174)
  6. Oatmeal Cake (p. 175)
  7. Potato Cake (p. 176)
  8. Oatmeal Cake (p. 177)
  9. Calls for the Various Animals (p. 178)
  10. Riddles (p. 179-185)
  11. Local Weather-Lore (p. 186-187)
  12. Signs of Coming Rain (p. 188-190)
  13. Food in Olden Times (p. 191-192)
  14. Food on Special Occasions (p. 193-194)
  15. Boxty Bread (p. 195)
  16. Sowens (p. 196)
  17. Colcannon (p. 197)
  18. Blood as Food (p. 198)
  19. Beestings (p. 198)
  20. Houses in Olden Times (p. 199-200)
  21. Killann Old Church (p. 201-203)
  22. St Ann's Well (p. 204)
  23. St Ann's Well (p. 204-206)
  24. Cosby Castle (p. 207-208)
  25. Weeds (p. 209)
  26. Herbs (p. 210-211)
  27. Potato-Crop - The Preparation of the Soil (p. 212)
  28. Potato-Crop - The Preparation of the Seed (p. 213-214)
  29. Summer Treatment of the Potato-Crop (p. 214-215)
  30. Local Forge (p. 216-217)
  31. Local Tragedy - The Drowning in Lough Sillan (p. 218-219)
  32. Song on Lough Sillan Drowning (p. 220-223)
  33. Festival Customs (p. 224-229)
  34. Travelling Folk Long Ago (p. 229-230)
  35. Travelling Folk at Present (p. 231-232)
  36. Games I Play (p. 233-234)
  37. Games (p. 235-236)
  38. Candle-Making Long Ago (p. 237-238)
  39. Lime Burning (p. 239-240)
  40. Local Cures (p. 241-245)
  41. Care of the Feet (p. 246-247)
  42. Clothes Made Locally (p. 248-249)
  43. Sayings About Tailors (p. 250)
  44. Shirt Making (p. 250-252)
  45. Homemade Toys (p. 253-255)
  46. Old Schools (p. 256-259)
  47. Wake and Funeral Customs (p. 260-262)
  48. Wakes and Funerals at Present (p. 263)
  49. Bird-Lore (p. 264-266)
  50. Games I Play (p. 267-268)
  51. Game of Rings (p. 269)
  52. Lore of Lucky Days (p. 270)
  53. Borrowing Days (p. 271)
  54. Lone Bush (p. 272)
  55. Names of Fields (p. 273-274)
  56. Names of Fields (p. 275-276)
  57. Names of Fields (p. 277-279)
  58. Local Roads (p. 280-281)
Origin information
Corlattycarroll, Co. Cavan
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 1014, p. 165a-281)
Folklore--Ireland--Cavan (County)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
animal calls   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Drowning   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Limekilns   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
School location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 1014/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Cavan 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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