Currans (B.), Fearann Fuar

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Currans (B.), Fearann Fuar (school) (Currans, Co. Kerry), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Daniel Kerrisk.

Original reference: 0445/2

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Kerry schools

  1. Riddles (p. 201-203)
  2. Weather-Lore (p. 204-205)
  3. Local Heroes (p. 206-208)
  4. Local Happenings (p. 209-210)
  5. Severe Weather (p. 211-212)
  6. Old Schools (p. 213-214)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 215-217)
  8. Local Marriage Customs (p. 218-220)
  9. In the Penal Times (p. 221)
  10. Bird-Lore (p. 222-223)
  11. Local Cures (p. 224-225)
  12. Homemade Toys (p. 226-227)
  13. Lore of Certain Days (p. 228-229)
  14. Travelling Folk (p. 230-231)
  15. Fairy Forts (p. 232-234)
  16. Local Poets (p. 235)
  17. Famine Times (p. 237-238)
  18. Games I Play (p. 239)
  19. Local Roads (p. 240-241)
  20. My Home District (p. 242-243)
  21. Our Holy Wells (p. 244-245)
  22. Herbs (p. 246-247)
  23. Potato Crop (p. 248-250)
  24. Festival Customs (p. 251-252)
  25. Care of Our Farm Animals (p. 253-254)
  26. Churning (p. 255-257)
  27. Care of the Feet (p. 258-259)
  28. Local Forge (p. 260-261)
  29. Clothes Made Locally (p. 262-263)
  30. Local Fairs (p. 264-266)
  31. Landlord (p. 267-268)
  32. Food in Olden Times (p. 269-271)
  33. Song (p. 272)
  34. Bread (p. 273-274)
  35. Buying and Selling (p. 275-276)
  36. Old Houses (p. 277-279)
  37. Old Graveyards (p. 280-281)
  38. Collection of Prayers (p. 282-283)
  39. Emblems and Objects of Value (p. 284-285)
Origin information
Currans, Co. Kerry
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 445, p. 197-285)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   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)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Potatoes   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)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CurransNa CoirríníCurransCurransTrughanacmyKerry
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0445/2

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Kerry 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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