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Carrigaline (B.)

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

Original reference: 0392/1

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Cork schools

  1. Potato Crop (p. 001-002)
  2. Potato Crop (p. 003-005)
  3. Shrove Tuesday (p. 006)
  4. St Stephen's Day (p. 007-008)
  5. Cow (p. 009-011)
  6. Horse (p. 012-013)
  7. My Home District (p. 014-015)
  8. Local Cures (p. 016-017)
  9. Local Marriage Customs (p. 018-019)
  10. Local Happenings (p. 020-021)
  11. Old Crafts (p. 022-023)
  12. Severe Weather (p. 024)
  13. Local Roads (p. 025-026)
  14. Our Holy Wells (p. 027-028)
  15. Churning (p. 029-030)
  16. Old Story (p. 031-032)
  17. Old Graveyards (p. 033-034)
  18. Herbs (p. 035)
  19. Local Ruins (p. 036-037)
  20. Bread (p. 038-039)
  21. Food in Olden Times (p. 040-041)
  22. Buying and Selling (p. 042)
  23. Landlord (p. 043)
  24. Strange Animals (p. 044)
  25. Games I Play (p. 045)
  26. Famine Times (p. 046-047)
  27. Local Fairs (p. 048-049)
  28. Leipreachan or Mermaid (p. 050-051)
  29. Old Houses (p. 052)
  30. Local Monuments (p. 053)
  31. Lore of Certain Days (p. 054)
  32. Homemade Toys (p. 056-057)
  33. Great Mowers (p. 058)
Origin information
Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 392, p. 1A-58)
Folklore--Ireland--Cork (County)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Carnival    linked data (lcsh)
Saint Stephen's Day   linked data (lcsh)
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Leprechauns   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CarrigalineCarraig Uí LeighinCarrigalineCarrigalineKerrycurrihyCork
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0392/1

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 <>
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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