Sailcheartáin (Sillahetane), Dúnmaonmhuighe

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Sailcheartáin (Sillahetane), Dúnmaonmhuighe (school) (Sillahertane, Co. Cork), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Íte Ní Chléirigh.

Original reference: 0304/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Funny Story (p. 039-040)
  2. Riddles (p. 041-042)
  3. Weather-Lore (p. 043-044)
  4. Food in Olden Times (p. 045-046)
  5. Care of the Feet (p. 047)
  6. Old Houses (p. 049-050)
  7. Song (p. 051-053)
  8. Song (p. 054-055)
  9. Homemade Toys (p. 057)
  10. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 058-059)
  11. Herbs (p. 060)
  12. Story (p. 061)
  13. Churning (p. 062-063)
  14. Local Forges (p. 064-065)
  15. Potato Crop (p. 066)
  16. Landlord (p. 067-071)
  17. Travelling Folk (p. 072-074)
  18. Story (p. 075-076)
  19. Story (p. 077)
  20. Story (p. 078)
  21. Story (p. 079-080)
  22. Funny Story (p. 081-082)
  23. Hidden Treasure (p. 083)
  24. Strange Animals (p. 084)
  25. Buying and Selling (p. 085-086)
  26. Festival Customs (p. 087-091)
  27. Riddles (p. 092-093)
  28. Local Heroes (p. 094-096)
  29. Old Crafts (p. 097-098)
  30. Potato Crop (p. 099)
  31. Old Graveyards (p. 100)
  32. Local Cures (p. 101-103)
  33. Local Happening (p. 104)
  34. Severe Weather (p. 105-106)
  35. A Collection of Prayers (p. 107)
  36. Old Irish Tales (p. 108)
  37. Leprechaun or Mermaid (p. 110-111)
  38. Fairy Forts (p. 112-113)
  39. Lore of Certain Days (p. 114-115)
  40. Festival Customs (p. 116)
  41. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 117-118)
  42. Homemade Toys (p. 119-120)
  43. Local Place Names (p. 121-122)
  44. Famine Times (p. 123)
  45. Local Marriage Customs (p. 124-125)
  46. Old Song (p. 126)
  47. Games I Played (p. 127-128)
Origin information
Sillahertane, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 304, p. 38-128)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Treasure troves--Folklore
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
School location
SillahertaneSailcheartánSillahertaneFanlobbusCarbery East (W.D.)Cork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0304/2

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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