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Corra Cluana

Abstract: A collection of folklore and local history stories from Corra Cluana (school) (Corracloona, Co. Leitrim), collected as part of the Schools' Folklore Scheme, 1937-1938 under the supervision of teacher Pádraig Ó Caomháin.

Original reference: 0193/5

In collection The Schools’ Collection : County Leitrim schools

  1. Riddles (p. 301-305)
  2. Local Place Names (p. 306-307)
  3. Bird-Lore (p. 308-309)
  4. Local Place Names (p. 310-311)
  5. Hedge-Schools (p. 312-313)
  6. Local Cures (p. 314-317)
  7. Old Crafts (p. 317-319)
  8. Local Marriage Customs (p. 319-320)
  9. Fairy Forts (p. 320)
  10. Fairy Story (p. 321)
  11. There is a fort in Corranmore surrounded by trees. (p. 321-322)
  12. Old Irish Tales (p. 322-323)
  13. Churning (p. 324)
  14. Churning (p. 324-325)
  15. Games (p. 326-329)
  16. Easter Time Custom (p. 330)
  17. Famine Times (p. 330)
  18. Famine Times (p. 331)
  19. Famine Times (p. 331)
  20. Local Roads (p. 332)
  21. Food in Olden Times (p. 332-333)
  22. Old Story (p. 333-336)
  23. Old Story (p. 336-338)
  24. Miser and His Money (p. 339-341)
  25. Story (p. 342)
  26. There was a trench dug through the hills from Corracloon townland to Ballaghameehan. (p. 342)
  27. Story (p. 343-344)
  28. Story of the Three Wishes (p. 344-345)
  29. Widow and Her Son (p. 345-346)
  30. Story (p. 346-348)
  31. Weather-Lore (p. 348-349)
  32. Prayers (p. 349)
  33. Prayer (p. 349-350)
  34. Song (p. 350-351)
  35. Bird-Lore (p. 352)
  36. Mass Rocks (p. 352-353)
  37. Famous Men (p. 353-354)
  38. There are twenty families in my home district. (p. 354)
  39. My Home District (p. 354-355)
  40. Potato Crop (p. 355-356)
  41. Severe Weather (p. 356)
  42. Night of Big Wind (p. 356)
  43. Banshee (p. 357)
  44. Floods (p. 358)
  45. Funny Story (p. 358-359)
  46. Cures (p. 360)
  47. Fairy Forts (p. 360-361)
  48. Festival Customs (p. 361-363)
  49. Care of Farm Animals (p. 363-364)
  50. Care of Feet (p. 364)
  51. Clothes Made Locally (p. 364-365)
  52. Food in Olden Times (p. 366)
  53. Bread (p. 366)
  54. Houses (p. 366-367)
  55. Famous Men (p. 368-369)
  56. Festival Customs (p. 369-370)
  57. Local Place Names (p. 370-371)
  58. Crafts (p. 371-372)
  59. Supplementary Information re Marriage Customs (p. 372)
  60. Local Roads (p. 372-373)
  61. Story (p. 373-375)
  62. Poem in Honour of P.A. Mc Hugh Esq. M.P. (p. 375-376)
  63. Riddles (p. 376-377)
  64. Story (p. 377-378)
  65. Funny Story (p. 378-379)
  66. Funny Stories about a local character called Micky Walls long since dead. (p. 379-383)
  67. Landlord (p. 383-384)
  68. How Tottenham the Local Landlord Got the Hall (Glenfarne Hall, His Residence) (p. 384-385)
  69. Song Concerning the Departure of Tottenham (p. 386-387)
  70. Famous Men (p. 388-389)
  71. Hidden Treasure (p. 389-390)
  72. Funny Story (p. 390)
  73. Another Funny Story (p. 390)
  74. Farm Animals (p. 391)
  75. Farm Animals (p. 391)
  76. Old Sayings (p. 392)
  77. It is considered unlucky to begin any work on a Saturday. (p. 392)
  78. Care of the Feet (p. 392)
  79. Prayers (p. 392-393)
  80. Song (p. 394)
  81. Lore of Certain Feasts (p. 394-395)
  82. Story of the Black Cats (p. 396-398)
  83. Story (p. 398-399)
  84. Mass Missers (p. 399)
  85. Fairy Forts (p. 399-400)
  86. Hidden Treasure (p. 400-401)
  87. Place Names on Farms (p. 401)
  88. Weather-Lore (p. 401)
  89. Funny Story (p. 402)
  90. Cure of the Nine Irons (p. 402)
  91. Travelling Folks (p. 402-404)
  92. Story (p. 404-405)
  93. Funny Story (p. 405)
  94. Travelling Folk (p. 405)
  95. Story (p. 406)
  96. Strange Animals (p. 406-407)
  97. Farm Animals (p. 407-408)
  98. Buying and Selling (p. 408)
  99. Famous Men (p. 409)
  100. Festival Customs (p. 409)
  101. A pardon they would give to him If he would not refuse... (p. 410)
  102. Funny Story (p. 410-411)
  103. Poem in Memory of Seán Mac Dermott (p. 412-413)
  104. Lament for Pádraig Pearse (p. 413-414)
Origin information
Corracloona, Co. Leitrim
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
1 chapter (vol. 193, p. 298-414)
Languages
English  
Genre
Chapter
Subject
Folklore--Ireland--Leitrim (County)
local legends   linked data (afset)
Birds--Folklore
Schools   linked data (lcsh)
Traditional medicine   linked data (lcsh)
Occupations   linked data (lcsh)
Marriage   linked data (lcsh)
Ringforts   linked data (lcsh)
Butter   linked data (lcsh)
Recreation   linked data (lcsh)
Easter   linked data (lcsh)
Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852
Roads   linked data (lcsh)
Food--Folklore
Brigands and robbers   linked data (lcsh)
Weather--Folklore
Prayers   linked data (lcsh)
Folk poetry   linked data (lcsh)
Animals--Folklore
Potatoes   linked data (lcsh)
Severe storms   linked data (lcsh)
Winds--Folklore
Banshees   linked data (lcsh)
Rain and rainfall   linked data (lcsh)
Jokes   linked data (lcsh)
Manners and customs   linked data (lcsh)
Animal culture   linked data (lcsh)
Shoes   linked data (lcsh)
Clothing and dress   linked data (lcsh)
Dwellings--Folklore
Bread--Folklore
Supernatural beings   linked data (afset)
Riddles   linked data (lcsh)
Land use   linked data (lcsh)
Proverbs   linked data (lcsh)
Verbal arts and literature   linked data (afset)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.
Treasure troves--Folklore
Irish Travellers (Nomadic people)   linked data (lcsh)
Commerce   linked data (lcsh)
School location
CorracloonaCurrach ChluanaCorracloonaCloonclareRosclogherLeitrim
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.duchas_4602737
Location
University College Dublin. National Folklore Collection UCD .

Original reference: 0193/5

Suggested credit
"The Schools' Manuscript Collection: County Leitrim schools," held by the National Folklore Collection UCD. © Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/duchas:46027375>
Funding
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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