Coillín Aodha (C.)

abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Coillín Aodha (C.) (school) (Culleens, Co. Sligo), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Cristíona Ní Cheallaigh.

Original reference: 0164/4

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Sligo schools

  1. Milk Cow (Milch Cow) of the Waters of Ireland (p. 155)
  2. Riddles (Local) (p. 156)
  3. Origin of the Split Rock in Killeenduff (p. 157)
  4. Weather-Lore (p. 158)
  5. St Patrick's Church (p. 159)
  6. Weather-Lore (p. 159)
  7. Local Heroes (p. 160)
  8. Indians (p. 161-163)
  9. Prayers (p. 162-163)
  10. Brígid Óg's Night (p. 164)
  11. Potato Crop (p. 165-166)
  12. Local Forge (p. 167)
  13. Food in Olden Times (p. 168)
  14. Travelling Folk (p. 169)
  15. Old Graveyards (p. 170)
  16. Local Marriage Customs (p. 171)
  17. Homemade Toys (p. 172)
  18. Fairy Forts (p. 173)
  19. Local Cures (p. 174-175)
  20. Gobán Saor (p. 176-179)
  21. Our Lady's Brooch (p. 180)
  22. Jew in the Bush (p. 181-185)
  23. Legal Advice (p. 186-187)
  24. Mc Andrews (p. 188-189)
  25. Care of the Feet (p. 190)
  26. Care of the Feet (p. 191)
  27. Care of Our Farms Animals (p. 192-193)
Origin information
Culleens, Co. Sligo
Date created:
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 164, p. 152-193)
Fishing   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
legendary creatures   linked data (afset)
Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?  
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Historic sites   linked data (lcsh)
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Gangs   linked data (lcsh)
Cemeteries   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Toys   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Gobán Saor (Legendary character)   linked data (lcsh)
Religion   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CulleensAn CoillínCulleensKilglassTireraghSligo
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0164/4

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Sligo 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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