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Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Corduff (school) (Corduff, Co. Dublin), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher E. Ó Duinn.

Original reference: 0786/139

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Dublin schools

  1. Old Ruin (p. 161)
  2. Ruins of an Ancient Church (p. 162)
  3. Ancient Ruin (p. 163-164)
  4. Riddles (p. 164-165)
  5. Local Marriage Customs (p. 166-167)
  6. Weather Signs (p. 168-169)
  7. Hedge-School (p. 169-170)
  8. Riddles (p. 171-172)
  9. Local Forge (p. 173)
  10. Herbs (p. 174-175)
Origin information
Corduff, Co. Dublin
Date created:
Type of Resource
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 786, p. 161a-175)
Folklore--Ireland--Dublin (County)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Agriculture   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Smithing   linked data (afset)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CorduffAn Chorr DhubhCorduffCastleknockCastleknockDublin
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0786/139

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Dublin 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.

Rights & Usage Conditions

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Corduff is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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