Carraig Thuathail (B.)

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Carraig Thuathail (B.) (school) (Carrigtohill, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher John Bowdren.

Original reference: 0385/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Hidden Treasure (p. 017-019)
  2. Collection of Riddles (p. 020-021)
  3. Funny Story (p. 022)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 023-025)
  5. Hedge-Schools (p. 026-027)
  6. Local Heroes (p. 028-029)
  7. Local Happenings (p. 030)
  8. House Burnings (p. 030-031)
  9. Carrigtwohill Baracks (p. 032-035)
  10. Severe Weather (p. 036)
  11. Old Crafts (p. 037-043)
  12. Local Marriage Customs (p. 044-045)
  13. Bird-Lore (p. 045-047)
  14. Local Place Names (p. 047-052)
  15. Local Cures (p. 053-058)
  16. Homemade Toys (p. 059-062)
  17. Fairy Forts (p. 062-063)
  18. Fairy Forts (p. 064-065)
  19. Local Poets (p. 066-070)
  20. Famine Times (p. 071-072)
  21. Games I Play (p. 073-075)
  22. Local Roads (p. 075-076)
  23. Holy Wells (p. 077-079)
  24. Herbs (p. 080-081)
  25. Potato Crop (p. 082-083)
  26. Proverbs (p. 084-087)
  27. Festival Customs (p. 088-091)
  28. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 091-093)
  29. Churning (p. 094-095)
  30. Care of the Feet (p. 096-099)
  31. Local Forge (p. 100-103)
  32. Clothes Made Locally (p. 104-105)
  33. Stories about the Holy Family (p. 105-109)
  34. Local Patron Saint (p. 110)
  35. Local Fairs (p. 111-113)
  36. Local Landlords (p. 114-121)
  37. Food in Olden Times (p. 122-124)
  38. Hurling and Football Matches (p. 124-127)
  39. Story (p. 128-129)
  40. Song (p. 130-132)
  41. Song (p. 132-133)
  42. Song (p. 133-135)
  43. Local Monuments (p. 135-137)
  44. Bread (p. 138-139)
  45. Buying and Selling (p. 139-141)
  46. Old Houses (p. 141-143)
  47. Stories of Giants (p. 144-145)
  48. Leipreachán or Mermaid (p. 145-148)
  49. Old Ruins (p. 149-151)
  50. Belvelly Castle (p. 151-152)
  51. Towers (p. 152-153)
  52. Old Graveyards (p. 153-156)
  53. Collection of Prayers (p. 156-159)
  54. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 160-161)
  55. Historical Traditions (p. 162-163)
  56. Local Chieftains (p. 163-165)
  57. Famine (p. 165-167)
  58. Strange Animals (p. 167-169)
Origin information
Carrigtohill, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 385, p. 16-169)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Fires   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Jesus Christ--Family
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
School location
CarrigtohillCarraig ThuathailCarrigtohillCarrigtohillBarrymoreCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0385/2

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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