Rossbrin, Béal Átha an Dá Chab

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Rossbrin, Béal Átha an Dá Chab (school) (Rossbrin, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Cormac Mac Carrthaigh.

Original reference: 0288/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Rossbrin National Schools (p. 389-390)
  2. Rossbrin Mensal Land (p. 391)
  3. Riddles (p. 392)
  4. Local Antiquities (p. 393-394)
  5. Weather-Lore (p. 395)
  6. Spinning and Weaving (p. 396)
  7. On the Sowing of Potatoes Long Ago (p. 397)
  8. Wheat and the Quem (p. 398)
  9. Local Cures (p. 399-400)
  10. Bird-Lore (p. 401)
  11. Artificial Lights (p. 402)
  12. Local Superstitious Practices (p. 403)
  13. Easter Customs (p. 404)
  14. Local Fairs (p. 405)
  15. Graveyards (p. 406-407)
  16. Cove of Rossbrin (p. 408)
  17. On the Famine Times (p. 409)
  18. Local Place Names (p. 410)
  19. Old Story (p. 411)
  20. Care of Farm Animals (p. 412)
  21. Local Marriage Customs (p. 413)
  22. On Local Roads (p. 414)
  23. Food in Olden Times (p. 415)
  24. On Churning (p. 416)
  25. Festival Customs (p. 417-418)
  26. Story (p. 419)
  27. Story (p. 420)
  28. Games I Play (p. 421)
  29. Travelling Folk (p. 422)
  30. Old Houses (p. 423-424)
  31. Lore of Certain Days (p. 425)
  32. Home Industries (p. 426)
Origin information
Rossbrin, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 288, p. 388-426)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Textile industry   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Folk beliefs   linked data (afset)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
local legends   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
School location
RossbrinRos BrainRossbrinSkullCarbery West (W.D.)Cork
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Original reference: 0288/4

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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