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Cnoc na Biolaraighe

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Cnoc na Biolaraighe (school) (Watergrasshill, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Dll. Mac Carrthaigh.

Original reference: 0382/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Barony - Barrymore - Réamhrá - Stair (p. 001-005)
  2. Funny Stories and Ghost Stories - A Story of Corrin (p. 006)
  3. Ghost Story (p. 006-007)
  4. Ghost Story (p. 007-008)
  5. Story of a Bean Sí (p. 008)
  6. Story of a Phantom Funeral (p. 008-009)
  7. Eel of Temple Uisque Graveyard (p. 010)
  8. Scéal Spiride (p. 011)
  9. Historical Stories (p. 012-013)
  10. Historical Stories (p. 013-014)
  11. Stories of the Famine Years (p. 014)
  12. Story of the Famine (p. 015)
  13. Story of the Battle of Gortroe near Bartlemy in 1834 (p. 016)
  14. Story of the Eviction of Mitchel's Fort in 1904 (p. 017-018)
  15. Another Account of the Battle of Gortroe-1834 (p. 019-020)
  16. Great Horse Fairs of Bartlemy (p. 021)
  17. Old Village and Church of Kilshanahan (p. 022-026)
  18. Stories of the Great Famine of '47 (p. 026-029)
  19. Old Dublin-Cork Road (p. 029-030)
  20. Story of Boithrín a' Black (p. 030)
  21. Old Paper Mill of Trantstown and the 'Mill Well' also Called St Valentine's Well (p. 031)
  22. Story of a Tory Called the 'Bricleach' (p. 032-033)
  23. Feat of Strength (p. 034)
  24. Great Runner (p. 034)
  25. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants (p. 035)
  26. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - A Feat of Strength (p. 035-036)
  27. Pike Closed and Subsequent Evictions (p. 036-037)
  28. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Ardnageehy (p. 038)
  29. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Crosaire na gCon (p. 038)
  30. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Petticoat Loose (p. 038-039)
  31. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Another Cure for Warts (p. 040)
  32. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Athletic Feats (p. 040-041)
  33. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Weavers (p. 042-043)
  34. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants (p. 043-044)
  35. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Big Snowfalls (p. 044-046)
  36. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Hand-Woven Clothes (p. 043-046)
  37. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - A Weird Experience (p. 046-047)
  38. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Stories of the Famine (p. 047-048)
  39. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Stories of the Famine (p. 048-049)
  40. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Another Story of the Famine (p. 049)
  41. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Robáird of Cronin (p. 050)
  42. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants (p. 050-051)
  43. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants (p. 051-052)
  44. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Porridge (p. 052)
  45. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants (p. 053)
  46. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Story (p. 053)
  47. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Some Old Sayings with Local Reference (p. 054-055)
  48. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - A Charm (p. 056)
  49. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Snaidhm na Péiste (p. 057)
  50. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Cure for Whooping Cough (p. 057)
  51. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Cure for Thrush (p. 057)
  52. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - Candles (p. 058)
  53. Stories of Watergrasshill and District from Old Inhabitants - A Story Relating to Daniel O'Connell (p. 058)
  54. Historical Stories-The Battle of Ballinacleithe (p. 069-072)
  55. Brenan the Outlaw (p. 072-073)
  56. Brenan on the Moor (p. 073-074)
  57. Old Customs Observed in the Locality in the Past - The Caoining Women (p. 075-076)
  58. Old Cures for Man and Beast (p. 077)
  59. Old Irish Customs Associated with May Morning (p. 078)
  60. Pishogues Associated with May Morning (p. 078-079)
  61. St Brigid's Night (p. 079-080)
  62. Customs of Saint John's Eve (p. 080-081)
  63. Pishogues (p. 082)
  64. Wrenboys (p. 082-083)
  65. Shrove and its Customs (p. 084-085)
  66. Old Crafts in the Locality - Homemade Candles (p. 086)
  67. Old Crafts in the Locality - The Old Spinning Wheel (p. 086-087)
  68. Use of the Spinning Wheel (p. 087-088)
  69. How Paper was made in the Local Paper Mills (p. 088-089)
  70. Old System of Butter Making (p. 089-090)
  71. Weaving (p. 090)
  72. Turf Cut in the Watergrasshill District (p. 090-091)
  73. Cooper of Condonstown (p. 092)
  74. Bakery in Watergrasshill Village (p. 093)
  75. Story of Sheela Bhuí na Scian and Her Buried Treasure (p. 095-097)
  76. Punishment of a Priest Hunter (p. 097-098)
  77. Another Story of Priest Hunting (p. 098-099)
  78. Battle at Shanbally on the Banks of the Bride (p. 099-100)
  79. How Tubbereen-Mire is Supposed to have gotten its Name (p. 100)
  80. Bóithrín an Phíobaire (p. 101-102)
  81. Stories of Buried Treasure (p. 103)
  82. Legend of Bay Lough (p. 104-106)
  83. History of Castlelyons Castle (p. 106-107)
  84. Old Methods of Cooking - Griddle Cakes (p. 108)
  85. Old Methods of Cooking - Stirabout (p. 108-109)
  86. Story of Michael's (p. 109-110)
  87. Old Method of Cooking a Goose (p. 110-111)
  88. Legend of Rathcormack (p. 113-116)
  89. Story of the Gobán Saor (p. 116-118)
  90. Legend of Bartlemy Well (p. 118-120)
  91. Leaba na Bó Báine (p. 120-121)
  92. Sheaf of Straw (p. 121-122)
  93. Story of a Graveyard that Removed (p. 122-123)
  94. Athletic Feats (p. 124-125)
  95. Feat of Strength (p. 125-127)
  96. Great Runner (p. 128)
  97. Step Dancers (p. 128)
  98. Taking of the Siege Train (p. 129-130)
  99. Games we Play in the Playground (p. 132-133)
  100. Stone Circle of Condonstown (p. 134)
  101. History of Watergrasshill Village (p. 135-136)
Origin information
Watergrasshill, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 382, p. 1A-136)
Languages
English  irish  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Warts   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Frost   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Worms   linked data (lcsh)
Whooping cough   linked data (lcsh)
Thrushes   linked data (lcsh)
Candlemaking   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Veterinary therapeutics   linked data (lcsh)
May (Month)--Folklore
Saint Brigid's Day   linked data (lcsh)
John the Baptist’s Day   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Coopering   linked data (afset)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Secret societies--Ireland
Treasure troves--Folklore
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
School location
WatergrasshillCnocán na BiolraíWatergrasshillBarrymoreCork
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4921856
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0382/1

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 <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:49218565>
Funding
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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